We believe in preventative maintenance to reduce long term expenses, increase the efficiency of your system and prevent accidents. Our training staff delivers programs that are simple to understand and practical. They are qualified to teach federal, state and local requirements for a Certified Pool/Spa Operator, and knowledge in a variety of pool topics. “How to” seminars can be a great asset for the novice or professional.
POM POOL DIRECTOR TRAINING
This one-day classroom instruction course is an APPROVED program per the New Jersey Department of Health to meet the requirement for pools larger than 2,000 square feet to have the designated adult supervisor possessing the pool director training certification. Topics covered include general pool director knowledge, filtration and pool equipment, water chemistry and water testing, sanitizer, water problems and pool troubleshooting, New Jersey Public Recreational Bathing Code (PRB NJAC 8:26) Interpretation, supervision and staff training, and injury and drowning prevention.
The POM Pool Director Training course provides training on the management of pool operations and supervision of the facility and staff. The Pool Director must be a designated adult supervisor which is defined as over 18 years of age by the New Jersey Public Recreational Bathing Code (PRB NJ 8:26). A pool director is expected to have a basic understanding of pool management and supervision requirements. Being a TPO is recommended.
After the classroom instruction, there is a one (1) hour exam. The exam has 25 questions. You need a 72 percent to pass. Once you pass, you will receive a certification that is valid for three years. The cost of the class is $200.00. If you are late to register (you would need to be registered by two weeks before the start) there is a $25 late fee, bringing the fee to $225.00.
POM POOL DIRECTOR TRAINING DESCRIPTION
- GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: TPO vs. Pool Director and your role and responsibility as a pool director
- FILTRATION AND POOL EQUIPMENT: Overview of circulation system components and their operations
- WATER CHEMISTRY & WATER TESTING – Elements of water chemistry, water balance, and proper testing techniques
- SANITIZERS: CHLORINE AND ALTERNATIVES – Types of sanitizers and their effects and uses
- WATER PROBLEMS & OPERATIONAL TROUBLESHOOTING – Typical pool problems and how to solve them
- NEW JERSEY PUBLIC RECREATIONAL BATHING CODE (PRB NJAC 8:26) REQUIREMENTS – Important Code Information for a Pool Director
- SUPERVISION AND STAFF TRAINING – Development and implantation of documentation and trainings
- INJURY & DROWNING PREVENTION – Suggested items, techniques, and considerations for accidents, recreational illness, and drowning prevention
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POM SERVICE CLASS
This one-day hands on training class provide tips, tricks and advice for the most common problems a pool technician faces in the field. The course will address issues with pump, filters, chemicals feeders, valves, water chemistry and chemicals and basic maintenance. It includes an on-site pool inspection of a commercial pool and its filtration room. With two instructors, the class will be broken into two groups to explore visual aids and hands on applications to physical pool components. Course includes ultimate tech manual, hand-outs and lunch. CPO certification is highly recommended, as well as one-year experience in the field. This is not a beginner class. – $250.00.
MORE LOCATIONS TO BE ADDED! If you would like this training for your staff on-site, please email a request here!
POM SERVICE CLASS DESCRIPTION
Pumps – How to unfreeze an impeller; How to prime pumps; How to clean out baskets; How to replace gaskets; Programming; Motor Repairs
Filters – Sizing; How to change filter media – DE and Sand; How to backwash – Sand and DE; How to clean cartridges; When to use a clarifier; Valve repairs
Chemicals Feeder – The need for continual feed and which type of feeder works best for each type of facility; Replacing lids and locks
Valves – Replacing/Lubricating multiport gaskets; Replacing missing handles and lock nuts; Picking the correct type of valve
Water Chemistry – Using your chemicals to work for you; Chemical addition order; Effects of cyanuric acid on alkalinity; Testing methods and basic tests
Maintenance – How to use your vacuum to act as a main drain; How to set up basic vacuum system; Unique tips to treat common pool issues and stains; Valve isolation to aid in cleaning
Pool Inspection – Inspection of commercial pool and its filtration room