GENESIS C201: CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools 3 Days (Day 1)

  • Room: Sheraton Crown Ballroom 1-2
Sunday,January 21, 2024:8:00 AM -5:00 PM
/ CEU Credits:24


Speaker 3
Ken Milbery
Lunada Bay Tile
Speaker 4
Randy Dukes
Aquavations Corp
Speaker 2
Rocky Wisely Master CBP
Serenity Hardscapes, LLC
Speaker 1


C201: GENESIS CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools 24 Hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs | DBPR/CILB-FL #0612786 – 24 hours This 3-day intensive school encompasses all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered within the school include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking. The course concludes with an interactive walkthrough of a complex project from start to finish. This program is designed to move each student through all phases of concrete pool construction in great detail, unlike anything else offered in the industry. This course fulfills a requirement to test for PHTA’s Certified Builder Professional.

Course Includes:

  • C201: Concrete Pools Manual
  • Pool Surface Problems & Solutions Book
  • Lunches for the duration of the course 

GENESIS/PHTA will be offering the CBP and ACBP certification exam on-site on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The application and test fee for these designations is not included in your course fee.

If you wish to take the CBP or ACBP exam at the Pool & Spa Show in Atlantic City, you must complete and submit the certification application for approval and pay the application fee at least two weeks prior to the start of the event. Walk-up exam registration will be accepted, but subject to availability. We encourage you to book early to ensure a seat for testing. CBP/ACBP application . Please be sure to select one of the exams on the application:

CBP Certification Exam (C201 Concrete) PHTA Event $250.00

January 24, 2024 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Atlantic City, NJ. The Pool & Spa Show.

ACBP Certification Exam. PHTA Event $250.00

January 24, 2024 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Atlantic City, NJ. The Pool & Spa Show.

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Learning Objectives

• Discuss Basic Pool Plumbing, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
• Define Layout, Forming & Excavation, Infrastructure Coordination, Shotcrete, Waterproofing.
• List Basic Tile & Coping, Concrete Decking, Pre-Plaster Preparation, Cementitious Pool Finishes.
• Discuss Startup, Punch List & Project Closeout, Project Profile.