Companies such as Aquatic Training Institute and the National Swimming Pool Foundation offer online programs for certified pool and spa operator certifications. This certification is necessary for professionals responsible for swimming pool and spa operation.
The Certified Pool Technician Program offered by the Aquatic Training Institute is designed to be completed entirely online, including the exams. The exams are proctored in select states. This course takes up to 30 days to complete. The certification program offered by the National Swimming Pool Foundation is also an online course. However, participants are required to attend a one-day class review for the certification test.