Pool/Spa Inspector Training

Pool/Spa Inspector Training Programs are designed to help public and environmental health officials conduct effective inspections and to help pool and hot tub (spa) operators maintain exceptional facilities. To learn more about training courses and resources in your area, please directly contact the organization(s) listed below.

This list is not meant to be a complete listing of all the pool inspector training courses available.

Training Programs

Certified Pool and Spa Operator Trainingexternal icon
Pool and Hot Tub Alliance
4775 Granby Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80919-3131
Phone: 719-540-9119
E-mail: service@phta.org


Pool Inspection Training for Environmental Health Professionals
The training provides a basic understanding of an aquatic facility inspection. Based on CDC’s 2016 Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC), the training addresses aquatic facility systems and walks through a pool inspection using the MAHC inspection form.

Multimedia & Other Resources
Swimming Pool Inspections Training CD

The Swimming Pools and Spas Interactive Training CD-ROM was developed by the Volusia County (Florida) Health Department and used by CDC for training purposes. Contractors receive 12 CEUs after passing the online test.

This CD-ROM is an excellent and innovative resource for individuals in local and state environmental programs. It is useful both as a training tool for new environmental health personnel and as a review for experienced staff. The 37 lessons on the CD-ROM include:

  • Over 100 videos, computer animations and detailed 3-D graphics
  • 470 photos
  • Interactive problem-solving exercises and quizzes
  • Live links to the CDC Healthy Swimming website

Copies of this training program may be purchased from the Volusia County Health Department by calling (386)736-5583, emailing Dawn_Hewitt@doh.state.fl.us, or by following the link below.

Page last reviewed: February 21, 2020