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CBP Certified Building Professional®

This nationally recognized designation is highly sought after by those who know the value of certification to raise confidence with prospective customers and raise your industry visibility with pool and spa manufacturers, distributors and buying groups.

Candidates qualify by having at least five years of industry experience and 24 hours of continuing education credits within the last three years.  To earn this designation, you will need to pass a 150-question, closed book, multiple-choice exam. 

Candidates must submit a completed application at least 14 days in advance of their anticipated testing date. 

All APSP certification exams are proctored and can be administered at an APSP sanctioned educational event where testing is scheduled or through an authorized testing center. 

If you didn’t pass the exam, don’t worry.  You can retest.  We encourage you to reschedule your exam within a year of your testing date to avoid having to take the course again. 

Course Materials:
Many of our courses include the manual and workbook in the course fee. Please check with APSP University to see if the course you are signing up for includes the materials prior to ordering.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Many of the answers to your certification questions can be found in our Certification Policy Handbook.

Prepare for the Exam:
PSCC Pool & Spa Construction Course
The course is an excellent way to prepare for the CBP Certified Building Professional® exam.  Additional registration form/fee for the CBP exam is required.  Registrants for the course receive a copy of the APSP Builder’s Manual and Pool & Spa Construction Workbook. This course is available as a live virtual course or as a traditional classroom based training program. 

Upcoming Courses:
We offer a variety of courses to fit your learning style and schedule.

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