This online course is designed to be a self-study resource for pool and aquatic facility operators.
When combined with successful completion of a hands-on workshop, competency assessment, and proctored exam, AquaTech operator certification can be earned through the Starfish Aquatics Institute (SAI).
The online course consists of learning activities, the eBook AquaTech: Best Practices for Pool and Aquatic Facility Operators for viewing and reading while in the course, and a practice exam to help prepare for certification.
AquaTech certification meets or exceeds all requirements for qualified operator training courses in the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) and is considered a "CPO" or "AFO" equivalent. However, check with your local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) for specific training regulations in your location to determine the acceptance of AquaTech certification or contact SAI at email@example.com.
Upon completing this course, you should be able to
- Identify pool operator responsibilities and the varied types of aquatic facilities and jobs that require operator training.
- Understand how the water circulates to and from the pool, and how dirt and particles are removed from the water during filtration.
- Understand the various methods to disinfect water and how to maintain appropriately sanitized and oxidized water.
- Maintain water balance.
- Identify strategies to reduce the risk of illness, injury or drowning to self or patrons.
- Carry out preventative and routine maintenance and initiate corrective procedures.
- Apply principles of pool water quality and safer operations to warm-water spas, hot tubs and therapy pools.
- Apply principles of pool water quality and safer operations to sprayparks.
- Apply principles of pool water quality and safer operations to waterparks.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate SAI eLearning Certificate
While the information and recommendations contained in the SAI eLearning courses have been compiled from sources believed to be reliable, the Starfish Aquatics Institute LLC (hereafter SAI) makes no guarantee as to, and assumes no responsibility for, the correctness, sufficiency, or completeness of such information or recommendations. Other or additional safety measures may be required under particular circumstances.
Links made from within SAI eLearning courses to another domain on the Web shall not represent an endorsement by SAI, or by its owners, board of advisors, program advisory committees, divisions, or staff.
Courses are copyrighted by the Starfish Aquatics Institute LLC and all rights are reserved.
Questions and comments may be directed by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last update: 4-10-2018
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