Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) Career Institute, the nation’s premier pool, spa, and hot tub education provider, will feature the APSP CSP Certified Service Professional® Prep Course as part of its education and certification program at the 2013 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, being held Nov. 9-14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev.
The CSP prep course is available to industry professionals seeking to achieve the APSP CSP Certified Service Professional® designation. This one-day course reviews each subject in the APSP Service Tech Manual, and is designed to help pool service technicians focus on key areas covered in the CSP exam. Those who qualify may take the exam on-site at Expo.
"Service technicians who are serious about their craft and their customers pursue the APSP CSP Certified Service Professional® designation," said Michael Reed, APSP Director of Professional Development. "By obtaining the highest level of certification available in their field, CSPs distinguish themselves as industry leaders who are committed to providing the best service to their customers."
The CSP course will be held on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., with the exam taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Upon completion of the course, attendees will receive 6.0 technical credit hours of APSP continuing education toward the 24.0 – and five years of work experience – required to take the CSP exam. Frank Goldstein, CSP, CBP, of Chesapeake Aquatic Consultants, LLC, will serve as instructor.
To register for the CSP course and to view other Expo courses and events, visit PoolSpaPatio.com. For more information about APSP education programs, contact the Career Institute at 703.838.0083 ext 274.
About the APSP Career Institute
APSP’s Career Institute is the country’s premier pool, spa and hot tub education provider. Offered in classrooms around the country, as self-study programs and in an online format, Career Institute courses are all based upon the nationally recognized ANSI/APSP/ICC pool and spa standards. This means participants are learning building techniques and service and repair methods that are based on current technologies and sound research. APSP Certified professionals use state-of-the-art technology to deliver and service quality pools, spas and hot tubs. To see complete course and certification offerings, visit Education.APSP.org.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world’s oldest and largest association representing swimming pool, hot tub, and spa manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers’ agents, designers, builders, installers, suppliers, retailers, and service professionals. Dedicated to the growth and development of its members’ businesses and to promoting the enjoyment and safety of pools and spas, APSP offers a range of services, from professional development to advancing key legislation and regulation at the federal and local levels, to consumer outreach and public safety. APSP is the only industry organization recognized by the American National Standards Institute to develop and promote national standards for pools, hot tubs, and spas. For more information, visit APSP.org.