Industry Certifications

Get it all done in AC! The Show offers your whole team a convenient way to earn must-have industry certifications. These certifications provide a great opportunity to meet education requirements for pool and spa contractor licenses required throughout the Northeast including new requirements in New Jersey. 

Register today!


PHTA Certified Maintenance SpecialistSM (CMS)
Meets License requirement in Connecticut and Rockland County, NY

Sunday, January 26
8 am – 5 pm
Monday, January 27
8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, January 28
8 am – 5 pm

All course materials & exam fee included

PHTA Certified Hot Tub TechnicianSM (CHTT) 
​Meets License requirement in New Jersey and Long Island, NY 

Sunday, January 26
8 am – 5 pm
Monday, January 27  
8 am – 5pm
Tuesday, January 28  
8 am – 12pm

All course materials & exam fee included

NATIONAL PLASTERERS COUNCIL START-UP 
CERTIFICATION

Monday, January 27
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

All course materials and Exam fee included

NATIONAL PLASTERERS COUNCIL START-UP 
RECERTIFICATION

Wednesday, January 29
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

All course materials and Exam fee included

NATIONAL SWIMMING POOL FOUNDATION CERTIFIED 
POOL OPERATOR (CPO)®

Sunday, January 26  & Monday, January 27 
Time - 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

All course materials & exam fee included

PHTA Certified Service TechnicianSM (CST) 
Meets License requirement in New Jersey and Long Island, NY 

Sunday, January 26
8 am – 5 pm
Monday, January 27
8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, January 28
8 am – 5 pm
All course materials & exam fee included

PHTA Pool and Spa Construction CourseSM (PSCC) 
CBP Meets License requirements in Connecticut & Long Island, NY 

Sunday, January 26
8 am – 5 pm
Monday, January 27

8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, January 28
8 am – 5 pm

All course materials included | Exam fee not included and requires pre-registration

Course meets CEU requirement needed to apply to take the PHTA Certified Building Professional (CBP) exam (contact PHTA prior to Show 703-838-0083 ext. 127 to get approved for the exam) 
 

PHTA CERTIFICATION EXAMS

PHTA Certification Exams for the CHTT, CBP, CMS, and CST will take place on Wednesday. If need to make alternative arrangements contact the Show at 609-689-9111. 
Wednesday, January 29 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm