ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) has announced its 2015 education and training schedule which includes cities across the country and a variety of certification courses designed to build professionalism, skill, safety and business success.
Classes being offered include: Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS) Course; Certified Service Technician (CST) Course; Certified Service Professional (CSP) Preparation Course; Certified Hot Tub Technician Course (CHTT); The Pool & Spa Construction Course (PSCC); Certified Building Professional Preparation Course (CBP); and the Train the Trainer Course (TTT). For complete course descriptions visit APSP.org/Education.
“This year we’re offering more classes, in more locations, to reach the greatest number of individuals who want APSP education,” said Rich Gottwald, APSP president and CEO. “We give participants the competitive edge in a challenging marketplace. That’s the real value of APSP training and certification.”
The list of dates, locations, and classes are:
January 12-15 Mid-America Pool & Spa Show, Schaumburg, IL CMS, CST, CHTT
January 14-17 Southwest Pool & Spa Show, San Antonio, TX CMS, CST, CSP Prep, CBP Prep, PSCC
January 21-23 Portland Tech School, Portland, OR CHTT
January 25-27 The Pool & Spa Show, Atlantic City, NJ CSP Prep, CHTT, CBP Prep, PSCC, TTT
February 2-5 Houston Tech School, Houston, TX CMS, CST, PSCC
February 7-10 Austin Tech School, Austin, TX CMS, CST, PSCC
February 9-13 Region 2 Tech School, Ocean City, MD CMS, CST
February 10-13 Georgia Chapter Tech School, Atlanta, GA CMS, CST
February 16-19 Cincinnati Tech School, Cincinnati, OH CMS, CST, PSCC
February 23-26 Northern California Tech School, Sacramento, CA CMS, CST, PSCC
February 23-26 CONSPA Chapter Tech School, Southbury, CT CMS
February 25-27 Long Island Chapter School, Long Island, NY PSCC
February 26-28 Central Arizona Chapter Tech School, Phoenix, AZ CST
March 2 Long Island Chapter School, Long Island, NY CBP Prep
March 2-5 Kansas City Tech School, Kansas City, MO CMS, CST, PSCC
March 2-6 Penn Jersey Chapter Tech School, West Chester, PA CMS, CST
March 7-10 Southern California Tech School San Diego, CA CMS, CST, PSCC
March 17-20 Massachusetts Tech School, Boston, MA CMS, CST, PSCC
The following APSP Chapters are finalizing dates for training and will be announced at APSP.org/Events:
Indiana Chapter Tech School, Indianapolis, IN CMS, CST
Southern Arizona Chapter Tech School, AZ CST
Michigan Chapter Tech School, Levonia, MI CMS, CST, CSP Prep, CHTT, CBP Prep, PSCC
DC-Area Tech School, Alexandria, VA PSCC
Georgia Chapter Tech School, Atlanta, GA PSCC
To register or view the latest listings to the 2015 winter/spring education calendar, visit APSP.org/Events.
Companies interested in having APSP deliver on-site training to their employees can contact Heather Corbin to arrange the APSP Career Institute Concierge Program℠. The Concierge Program is designed to help pool and hot tub businesses get their employees trained without the travel. In addition, the certification exams are proctored on-site for convenience.
For more information about APSP and its Career Institute, visit APSP.org/Education.
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.
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