CPO New/Expired Option #1 Classroom (2 Days) inperson

Classroom Course

   Direct interaction with a PHTA® Instructor during 2-day course

        taught in-person 

Richmond Classroom Location:

At this time classroom course is taught using computers with cameras.  This allows for the same interaction as everyone being in the same room.

Exams are given either on paper or electronically

NOTE:  Exams and observations of candidate's water testing procedures usually requires a 3rd day to be scheduled.  This is done individually with the instructor.  

This classroom style will comply with COVID restrictions.



Evergreen Recreation Association Club House

1201 Walton Bluff Pkwy

Midlothian, VA 23114

Near Rt 288 & Lucks Lane

Lucks Lane to Walton Bluff Parkway, 1st Right, In the back.

Other Locations -- forming

Looking for locations that can provide proper social distancing.  Frequently teach in maintenance areas and outdoors.  Need ability to project my sides.


Need onsite Certification class?  At your location?

Need a Certification before the listed date? 

Contact Gwen Taylor

804 514-8304



2-Day inperson Classroom using inperson computers is still available.


  • Completion of Calculations Worksheet
  • Complete Equipment and chemical work sheet and text picture of your               equipment and chemical labels.
  • Copy of your Health Code
  • Completion of Health Code Worksheet if needed

Course Materials:  

  • PHTA Pool & Spa Operator™ 
  • HandbookPool Math™ Workbook
  • Candidate's Notebook

Day 1:

  • Must be present during all presentations
  • Present Diver's Liscence or Government ID.
  • Use a calculator that is not your cell phone.
  • Working Lunch

Day 2  Practice, Review and Exam:

  • Practical on your fill water (virtual)
  • 1 hour covering state health codes
  • Review of calculation problems
  • Review of information for exam
  • ExamOpen book, passing with 75% to earn certification

 Upon passing exam, Candidates will receive CPO® Certification from PTHA.


Other Locations:  Classes are forming in Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, VA Beach and other areas of VIrginia and West VA.

Contract Instructor on the status of these classes

 Instructor:  Gwen Taylor gwentaylor469@gmail.com


Course Schedule

Session      #

Class Dates



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Next Class

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This course is a 

2 Day eye-to-eye

Classroom teaching



October 22 & 25, 2021

Richmond, VA

9:00 AM


 November 10 & 11, 2021

Richmond, VA 

9:00 AM


 December 1 & 2, 2021

Richmond, VA

9:00 AM


December 28 & 29, 2021

Richmond, VA

9:00 AM 



Monthly Classes


In person Classroom

In person Virtual

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Walk-ins are welcome; however, you will need to contact the instructor to check availability. 

Pre-class worksheets are sent to preregistered students
Instructor contact: gwentaylor469@gmail.com

CPO New/Expired Option #1 Classroom (2 Days)  inperson
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Price $350.00