CMS Certified Maintenance Specialist®
After completing this course the student will have gained a strong understanding of Safety, Pool Circulation and Filtration, Pool Maintenance, and Water Quality; learned about other important topics such as electrical systems, pool structures and finishes, heaters and controls, and customer service; and earned a name for yourself in the pool industry as a maintenance person in the know!
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. Candidates must submit a completed application at least 14 days in advance of their anticipated testing date.
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.
Many of the 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.
We offer a variety of courses to fit your learning style and schedule.