Become a Certified Service Technician

CST Certified Service Technician®

After completing this course the student will be able to explain common problems with pool finishes and how to repair them; keep pools running more efficiently with a better understanding of circulation, filtration, hydraulics and electricity; grow your practical knowledge and gain troubleshooting skills and resources; and distinguish yourself as an experienced and knowledgeable service technician.Registration for the CST exam is included in your registration fee. 

CST Challenge Exam: 
Due to licensing requirements, an exemption for the CST course, known as the CST Challenge Exam, is available for Pool and Spa Technicians located in the Long Island, New York area. 

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.

Course Materials:
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.

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

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