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Course Descriptions (alphabetically)

New  =New course

 

 

GEN = meets General requirement    BP = meets Business Practices requirement     WS = meets Workplace Safety requirement

WC = meets Workers' Compensation requirement    ADV = meets Advanced Module requirement      L&R = meets Laws & Rules requirement

 

Florida Pool & Spa Association d/b/a Florida Swimming Pool Association CILB, ECLB & BOLA providership #0000917

CILB = Construction Industry Licensing Board        ECLB = Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board       BOLA = Board of Landscape Architects

 

 

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*Courses, course times/days and Instructors are subject to change or cancellation at any time

*A minimum number of attendees are required for the CPO and LP Gas courses to be held

*It is your responsibility to arrive on time.  Leave sufficient time to collect badge and find class room.  Late-comers will not receive CE credit.

*Failure to attend does not constitute grounds for a refund.

*Opinions expressed at seminars are the speakers’ own and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Orlando Pool and Spa Show or the Florida Swimming Pool Association.

 

   

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2010 ADA Regulations for Swimming Facilities - CILB #0608887  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: John Caden, SR Smith

Receive a clear explanation of accessibility obligations for swimming pools and which pools must comply by the March 2012 effective date.  Any misunderstandings regarding the regulations will be addressed.

 

 

New  A Green Revolution - CILB #0609222  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail

Level: Intermediate/ Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Connie Sue Centrella, HornerXpress

Learn how to create business strategies based on “the green movement” and develop an internal sustainability program. Examine new technologies to increase energy efficiency, and review consumer buying trends with regard to energy technology.

 

 

New  Achieving Energy Efficiency with Heat Pumps- CILB #0609221  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail

Level: Intermediate/ Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Matthew Gomulka, AquaCal AutoPilot, Inc.

Review the technology behind heat pumps and their growing acceptance in achieving energy efficiency in pool heating. Discuss how a heat pump (air and water source) works and how to select and install the appropriate heating unit. Learn what Coefficient of Performance (C.O.P) is, why it is important and the methods used by the heating industry to capture energy efficiency. Review geothermal systems and applications to swimming pool heating.

 

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Advanced Water Chemistry - CILB #0010752  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Service / Retail

Level: Advanced / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Joe Sweazy, AquaChek

Review pool water characteristics and how to overcome interferences, characteristics of infectious diseases and their susceptibility to treatment. Examine the ANSI/APSP and CDC Chemical Standards. Increase your understanding of testing, care of test equipment and water balance.

 

 

Alternative Dispute Resolution - CILB # 0007785   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Thursday: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For Builder/Service/Solar/Retail/Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: James Batts, The Batts Company

You can effectively use arbitration to reduce legal disputes, expedite settlements and bring about a higher level of customer satisfaction for your business.  Understand when mediation can be used instead and how it differs from arbitration.  Also learn about including arbitration in your contracts and court enforcement of arbitration awards.

 

 

New  An Overview of Commercial Chlorine Generation- CILB #0609220  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Sean Assam, AquaCal AutoPilot, Inc.

Learn about the technical structure and sizing of electrolytic chlorine generators. Installation procedures, troubleshooting, maintenance and safety in a commercial setting will also be discussed.

 

 

ANSI/APSP Standards - CILB #0006959  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builder/Service/Solar/Retail/Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Carvin DiGiovanni, APSP

Establish a clear understanding of the content of ANSI Standards and how to use them. Increase the level of safety for yourself, your employees and the customer by following these standards. Discuss voluntary vs. mandatory standards and the role of government in the standards setting process.

 

 

Artificial Rock for In-Ground Pools- CILB #0008806  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builder/ Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Bruce Riley, RickRock, Inc.

Learn about the various available options when using artificial rock, changing trends, safety, and structural and waterproofing issues in terms of engineering and code. This course will discuss types, application techniques, engineering issues, permit issues, aesthetic considerations and safety.

 

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Attracting and Retaining Loyal Customers - Course #9992222 (Not for Credit)  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

For Retail, NOT a CE Course

Level: All / Meets: No CILB CE Credit / APSP: Business

Instructor: Connie Sue Centrella, HornerXpress

Look at ways to reach out to the right customers in a retail setting and live up to their expectations.  Develop the lifetime value of a customer and review keys to maintaining customer loyalty.

 

 

Blame it on the Pool Tech: Avoiding Claims and Court - CILB #0608764  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Service

Level: Intermediate / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Raymond Arouesty, Arrow Insurance

Learn specific techniques to avoid the risk of lawsuits and ways to handle a claim if one occurs.  Look at ways to determine if a potential job is a high risk and decide if you want the job or not.

 

 

New  Building Wealth for Retirement - CILB #0609219  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Service/Retail/Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor Charles Baird, National Pool Route Sales, Inc.

Identify and understand what the profit centers in your company are and how to invest these new found profits for building wealth and retirement. Gain valuable knowledge relative to asset protection.

 

 

New  Call 811 Before You Dig - CILB #0609218   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

For Builder/Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: WS / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Brian Dean, Sunshine State One Call

Course addresses the intent of Fl Statute 556: Underground Damage Prevention and Safety Act along with your liability and enforcement of violations. Understand your responsibilities, when to call Sunshine State One Call of Florida and what to do in an emergency.

 

 

Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) - CILB #0007787  -  Course syllabus

16 hr. / Wed-Thurs: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Must be in attendance both days. Minimum of 30 registrants required by January 31, 2012.

*Special course fee applies - $300

For Commercial Service

Level: All / Meets: WS / APSP: Technical

Instructor:  Connie Sue Centrella, HornerXpress

Understand the role of the operator in pool operation and management, and develop a network of resource materials and personal contacts.  Learn to have the ability to eliminate or minimize physical and biological hazards.  Become familiar with the appropriate state recreational bathing codes and the importance of a positive relationship with the local health agency.  Understand the need for documentation as it relates to pool operation and liability risks and have the ability to perform pool calculations as they relate to pool/equipment measurements and chemical usage computations.

 

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Chapter 489 - An Overview of Contractor's Responsibilities - CILB #0608746  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subsontractor

Level: All / Meets: L&R / APSP: Business

Instructor: Roy Lenois, Artesian Pools of East Fl.

Review the rights and responsibilities of a licensed contractor.  Understand the jurisdiction and responsibilities of state and local entities as well as the consequences for violating regulations, statutes and building codes.

 

CMS Certified Maintenance Specialist Program - CILB # 0609349

19 hours/Wed-Thursday 7:30am-6:00pm. 

For Residential Pool Maintenance

Level: All/  Meets: WS/ APSP: Technical

Instructor: Jack Manilla, CSP, CBP, Portofino Pools

If you work a pool/spa maintenance route and want to upgrade your professional profile and skills to enhance business opportunities, this course is custom-tailored to build the technical skills of a service provider working on residential pools. The focus of the course will be on 4 key areas: Routine Maintenance, Circulation and Filtration, Water Quality, and Safety.  However, the course will also cover electrical, accessories, structures and finishes, heaters and controls, customer service, pool covers, and more. The comprehensive APSP Service Tech Manual is included in the registration fee. Optional exam for certification can be scheduled by appointment following the course. Click here to download the course registration form.

 

 

New  Component Compatibility, Hydraulics for Residential Pools - CILB #0609217  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Alex Krajewski, Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc.

This course reviews the new energy regulations going into effect in March 2012.
Learn how to properly calculate Total Dynamic Head for new and exisiting pools and spas.Increase your awareness of proper hydraulic compatibility and learn how to save your customers money while increasing your bottom line. See why when replacing a pump, sometimes smaller is better.

 

 

New  DPBR-CILB Laws and Rules - CILB #0609216   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: L&R / APSP: Business

Instructor: Drew Winters, CILB

A review of Chapter 489, Florida Statutes and Chapter 61G4, Florida Administrative Code as it relates to your license. This course will address CILB licensing, the disciplinary process and disciplinary violations.

 

 

New  Design and Repair of a Solar Pool Heating System - CILB #0609258  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Bill Hoysradt, Abundant Energy, Inc.

A review of the working parts of a solar pool heating system, how they interact with the swimming pool filtration equipment and potential service related problems associated with the components. Understand how to design a solar pool heating system and properly diagnose a problem with a solar pool heating system.

 

 

Developing a Successful Referral Program - CILB #0608765   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: GEN / APSP: Business

Instructor: Mario Rossetti, Rossetti Enterprises, LLC.

This course defines and clearly specifies responsibilities and methods necessary to establish a successful referral program.  Learn how to ask for referrals and how to follow through.

 

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New  Electro-Mechanical Spa Pack Repair - CILB #0609215  -  Course syllabus

3 hr. / Thursday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Maximum of 30 attendees.

For Service

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Marco Munguia, Allied Innovations

An in-depth review of the design, application, selection and operating parameters of electro-mechanical controls and components: mechanical relays, pressure switches, thermostat sensors, hi limit sensors, time clocks, air sensors and heater contactor relays. A simulator training session will provide service technicians the ultimate hands-on experience. 

 

 

Energy Efficiency Legislation Impacting the Pool/Spa Industry - CILB #0608768   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Jeff Farlow / Steve Barnes, Pentair Water Pool & Spa

An overview of the energy efficiency regulations of the 2010 Florida Building Code.  Understand how these changes result in energy savings and how to calculate energy use and associated operating costs.

 

 

New  Excavation Safety - CILB #0609214   -  Course syllabus CANCELLED

2 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: WS / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Bill Jenkins, CNA Insurance

This course will address OSHA requirements with regard to excavation. Understand how to comply with OSHA regulations regarding excavation practices and how to develop safe practices for excavation work and prevent underground utility disruption.

 

 

New  Families and Business: Making It Work - CILB #0609213   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail 

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Business

Instructor: Connie Sue Centrella, HornerXpress

When family members work together patterns of behavior, values and expectations are unintentionally transferred to the business work environment. Learn how to effectively manage a family business while keeping family relationships harmonious. Identify key attributes of family members that will allow you to turn the business over to future generations smoothly and with success.

 

 

New  FBC Advanced Module: 2010 Updates - CILB #0609427  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: ADV / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Jennifer Hatfield, FSPA

This course will update pool and spa professionals on the changes in the pool/spa energy efficiency regulations as they relate to new and existing pool construction and renovations. It will provide an overview of the new federal and state 2010 ADA regulations for new and existing commercial swimming facilities and will provide a summary of the changes to the 2010 Florida Building Code applicable to pools and spas.

 

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New  FBC Advanced Module: Energy Efficiency Regulations for Pools/Spas - CILB #0609428   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: ADV / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Jeff Tawney, AquaCal AutoPilot, Inc.

This course will explain energy conservation and clarify compliance and effective dates of regulation changes that will be occurring. Learn how to properly identify equipment which falls under the new guidelines as well as discuss the changes to pump motors, plumbing designs, heating appliances, and spa equipment set forth under the new guidelines.

 

 

New  Fifteen Things all Successful Companies Have in Common - CILB #0609212  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Tom Grandy, Grandy and Associates

Explore 15 things all successful service companies have in common. Learn what makes companies profitable and how to improve your own profitability. Course will include labor pricing, cash flow, service agreement programs and lines of credit. Learn how to create your own plan to implement new strategies.

 

 

New  Financial Management for Pool Contractors During Tough Times - CILB #0609350  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders

Level: Intermediate / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Dan Essig, Essig Pools

This course will discuss the true cost of building and renovating pools and make you aware of the direct and indirect costs that need to be considered when pricing products and service. Understand how to manage finances in this tough economic climate and gain skills to succeed. Learn how to use your financial statement as a tool.

 

 

Finding Leaks: Turning Headaches into Profits - CILB #0608770   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Lance Anderson, Anderson Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Assure efficiency in leak detection by following a set process.  Learn about equipment to use, ways to pinpoint different types of leaks and time saving information.

 

 

Florida Building Code Advanced Training: Residential Swimming Pools - CILB #0009300 / ECLB #0800014 / BOLA #0008593  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: ADV / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Richard Moseley, Champagne Pools

This course focuses on the residential swimming pool portions of the 2010 Florida Building Code going into effect March 2012. Covers a multitude of topics including required inspections, entrapment protection, slabs, barriers, pumps, pool fittings and waste water disposal.

 

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New  Gas Heaters: Installation and Performance - CILB #0609211  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

For Builders / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Scott Weigman, Hayward Pool Products

Learn how to properly size a gas heater and avoid common mistakes. You will be able to recognize the components associated with gas heater swap outs. Understand the installation requirements and differences between atomospheric and forced draft heaters. Become aware of the 2010 Florida Building Code and how it applies to gas heaters. An overview of the licensing requirements in Florida for the sale and installation of gas heaters.

 

 

New  Heat Pumps Demystified and Simplified - CILB #0609210  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Retail / Subcontractor / Distributor

Level: Advanced / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: TJ Redman, Raypak / Rheem

This course will provide you with the conceptual tools necessary to better understand heat pumps including: operation, sizing, presentation, installation and troubleshooting. 

 

 

How to Prevent Pools from Popping - CILB #0608747   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Ken Brown, Insurance by Ken Brown

Look at why pools pop, how to properly drain a pool, critical conditions and normal/acceptable conditions.

 

 

New  Identify and Control Five Profit Killers - CILB #0609209  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Service / Retail

Level: All / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Tom Grandy, Grandy and Associates

Become aware of the five profit killers often found in the service department, understand how each comes about and what it is costing the company in terms of bottom line profit.  Review twenty four key performance indicators (KPI’s) and how they affect productivity and profitability.

 

 

New  Job Costing for Profit - CILB #0609259   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builder / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Brian Van Bower, Genesis 3, Inc

Discover sensible formulas you can use based on your own costs and circumstances for determining selling price. Look at job costing, advertising needs, quality and customer service.

 

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New  Leadership Strategies for Pool Professionals - CILB #0609208  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builder / Retail

Level: Advanced / Meets: GEN / APSP: Business

Instructor: Bill Kent, HornerXpress

Leadership in the pool industry requires implementing new rules for getting things done. Meeting the challenges of today and tomorrow’s unpredictable risks requires a leader whose career, team and company excels in extreme environments. This seminar focuses on becoming a leader who uses every bit of talent and every ounce of strength to guide their team to peak performance. Analyze both the internal and external environments to meet the challenges of the future.

 

 

LP Gas Exam Prep Course (NO CE CREDITS) - CILB #9994444 (Must attend LP Gas Exam on Thursday)   - CLOSED

8 hr. / Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Minimum of 15 attendees required by January 31, 2012

*Separate fee charged: $300 (covers both days)

Meets: No CILB Credit / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Steve Nokk, Gas Training Services

This course will prepare contractors for the Installer C 0408 license and covers installation, service, repair and sales of LP Gas appliances, equipment and piping, including residential, commercial and industrial applications. Does not include work performed on RV LP Gas systems; LP gas containers or LP Gas motor fuel systems.

 

 

LP Gas Exam - CILB #9993333 (Must attend LP Gas Exam Prep Course on Wednesday) 

*Separate fee charged: $300 (covers both days) - CLOSED

3 hr. / Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meets: No CILB Credit

Instructor: Betty Merrit

Offered by the Bureau of LP Gas. A passing grade is required to apply for the Installer C 0408.

 

New  Maintenance / Service Agreements - CILB #0609207  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Service

Level: Intermediate / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Tom Grandy, Grandy and Associates

Learn how to use service/maintenance agreements to provide your company with consistent cash flow, loyal customers and selling the value of your service. Learn how to price the agreements by considering the associated costs and reasonable profit for this department. Come away with many ideas for marketing the new program to your customer base and how to handle renewals.

 

 

New  Managing for Profitability - CILB #0609206  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builder / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Tom Grandy, Grandy and Associates

Business management begins with personal budget management. This course will show you how to develop a family budget and will then review business plans, developing a business budget and projecting your cash flow needs. Review key numbers and percentages to watch carefully to ensure business success.

 

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New  Managing Sales Successfully in the New Economy - CILB #0609205  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

For Builder / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Advanced / Meets: GEN / APSP: Business

Instructor: Mario Rossetti, Rossetti Enterprises, LLC.

This course will create awareness of important changes you can make in the way you train and energize salespeople in order to achieve success in down markets. Provide clear examples of the knowledge and training that each salesperson must possess in order to be successful.

 

Motor Troubleshooting and Replacement - CILB #0608774  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Dennis Bush, Century

Learn about the types of motors and their characteristics as well as safety issues.  Understand how to analyze an applied motor, identify a problem, and determine a solution.  New energy efficiency regulations will also be reviewed.

 

 

New  My Service Truck:  Is it Safe? - CILB #0609204  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

For Service

Level: Basic / Meets: WS / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Jerry Pierrottie, Arch Chemicals, Inc.

A review of the safety requirements and best practices for the pool service contractor and his truck, including the safe handling of pool chemicals when servicing a pool and the safe transportation of pool chemicals. Key topics include handling, safe use, loading and unloading to prevent injury, DOT requirements and PPE. Pollution liability insurance will also be addressed.

 

 

New  Myths of Metal Staining - CILB #0609203  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Joseph Laurino, Periodic Products

This myth busting presentation will provide new thinking into the causes of metal stains, the importance of proper pool chemistry, and the management of metal issues, including stain removal and prevention. Learn how to avoid the chemistry that facilitates staining, determine when you should perform a remediation or complete acid wash, and learn how to keep a new pool from staining.

 

 

New ORP and pH Technology and Going Green - CILB #0608775  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Patrick Sweeney, Hayward Commercial

Learn the basics of ORP and pH automation as well as the changes and evolution in controllers.  Look at the general benefits of automation and how it can help the commercial pool.

 

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New  ORP and pH Controllers - CILB #0609202  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: John Seglem, Hayward Pool Products

Establish an understanding of the different controller types, their proper applications and
the relevant codes and standards. Learn how to properly install and configure an ORP/pH controller, maintain an existing system and ensure proper water quality.

 

 

New  OSHA Training for Service Contractors - CILB #0609201  -  Course syllabus

3 hr. / Thursday: 1:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail

Level: Advanced / Meets: WS / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Bill Jenkins, CNA Insurance

Understand how to become OSHA compliant as a pool service contractor, including chemical handling and hazard communication, and electrical and power tool safety.

 

 

Pavers: Advantages and Installation: New and Existing Decks - CILB #0008895   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Dan Essig, Artistic Pavers

Learn specific methods for calculating square footage and waste factor for ordering your materials. Understand ground preparation for new installations and deck preparation for existing decks, as well as proper decking and drainage installation techniques and optional sealing of pavers.

 

 

New  Phosphate and Enzyme Control for Increased Efficiency - CILB #0609200  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Service / Retail

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Harold Evans, Orenda Technologies

Learn how enzyme technology and phosphate control can increase chemical efficiency and improve water quality.  Understand how to create healthier water with fewer chemicals. 

 

 

Phosphates and Enzymes: Guaranteed Results - CILB #0608778  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

For Service / Retail

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Chris Marcano, Natural Chemistry

Understand the two most common pool/spa water issues (clarity and algae) and gain the knowledge to combat them as effectively as possible.  Also look at the link between algae and phosphates.

 

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Pricing Service and Products for a Profit Workshop - CILB #0009923 / ECLB #0800084 / BOLA #0008586  -  Course syllabus

8 hr. / Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Advanced / Meets: BP / APSP: Business

Instructor: Tom Grandy, Grandy & Associates

This is a workshop using your company’s numbers and information to determine what they need to charge per hour just to stay in business. Each seminar attendee will receive a 100+ page manual which contains all the overheads, worksheets and examples used during the session. If you are serious about profitable growth you will not want to miss this special workshop session. Be sure to bring the following since this is a workshop using your numbers: a year-to-date P/L statement, a list of vehicles, list of employees and what they are paid. Also find out what your State Unemployment Rate is and where it cuts off. Bring a calculator! (download complete list by clicking here).

 

 

New  Pumps and Motors - CILB #0609199   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Mike Childress, Pentair Water Pool and Spa

Take a close look at the components of pumps and motors as well as their construction, proper sizing and selection, tear down, maintenance and troubleshooting.

 

 

New  Risk Exposure for Pool/Spa Contractors - CILB #0609198  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail / Solar / Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: WS / APSP: Business

Instructor: Jason Oswald, CNA Insurance

Learn about typical losses for the pool and spa industry and the risk exposures per line
of business (auto liability, workers’ compensation, general liability, property), controls which can be put in place to reduce exposures and contractual agreements and indemnification for contractor’s protection.

 

 

Safety and Energy Efficient Pool Covers - CILB #0608779  -  Course syllabus  CANCELLED

1 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Vincent Fuggetta, Safety Pool Covers

Review the different types of safety and energy efficient pool covers and their different applications.  Florida's pool cover requirements will be addressed.

 

 

Soil and Groundwater Consideration in Swimming Pool Construction in Florida

 - CILB #0008404   -  Course syllabus CANCELLED

2 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builders

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Gordon Shepardson, Gordon Shepardson, P.E.

Understand how to limit prior-to-construction soil evaluations and testing and inspections during installation. Understand the nature of the different types of soil in Florida and the impact soil can have on construction. Learn which soil compaction methods and field compaction equipment to use when working with cohesive or cohensionless soil. Covers the moisture-density relationship of soils, groundwater table and excavation.

 

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New  Solving the Top Four Pool Problems - CILB #0609197  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Service / Retail

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Brian Trenck, BioLab, Inc

Review the four common pool problems operators encounter: cloudy water, algae, metals and staining and chlorine demand. This presentation will cover the main causes for each problem, troubleshooting and treatment, and best practices to prevent future issues.

 

New  Stains: Prevention and Removal - CILB #0609260  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Jim Gay, Jack’s Magic

Review the types, origins, non-destructive removal and prevention of stains and discolorations. Learn the proper water and pool chemistry parameters relative to specific problems, how to test for metals, add chemicals and do maintenance dosing. Understand how to prevent stains and how to identify what will remove a stain.

 

 

New  Swimming Pool Excavation Safety - CILB #0609196   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

For Builders / Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: WS / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Jonathan Parker, Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company

Improve awareness of the employee-safety hazards associated with swimming pool excavations in the swimming pool construction industry. The course will explain the nature of the hazard, OSHA’s guidelines related to the hazard, and will provide procedures that can reduce the potential for employee injuries related to swimming pool excavation.

 

 

Swimming Pool Tile Installation: How to Avoid Failures - CILB #0608782  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Philip Greggs, SGM, Inc.

Review ANSI standards regarding tile, common types of tile available for swimming pools, thin set specifications, surface preparation, installation and grout.

 

 

New  The Chemistry of Water Clarity- CILB #0609195  -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Retail

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Eric Menken, SeaKlear Pool and Spa Chemicals

Obtain a cleaner, safer and more enjoyable pool for your customers with the basics of water clarity and chemistry in a cost effective way. Understand how swimmers affect chemistry and water clarity in a pool. 

 

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Understanding the Cost of Start Ups - CILB #0608025   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Randy Dukes, CL Industries/Aquavations

This course will make contractors aware of the types of problems that can occur with cementitious surfaces and the costs involved for the pool industry in solving these problems. Understand how to reduce those costs and emphasize the proper procedures to use when starting-up a pool.

 

 

New  Vanishing Edges, Perimeter Overflows and Wet Deck Projects - CILB #0609261   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Subcontractor

Level: Advanced / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Brian Van Bower, Genesis 3

Understand the intricacies of correctly creating and implementing various types of water-in-transit designs including the appropriate use of different edge details, system design, water storage and system control.

 

 

New  Variable Frequency Drive and SVRS Pumps - CILB #0609194   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Mike Childress, Pentair Water Pool and Spa

Review the construction and operation of variable frequency drive pumps and understand applications. Learn how to select and operate variable frequency drive pumps. The course covers construction, operation and basic programming options for variable frequency drive pumps.

 

 

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act - CILB #0608024   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Steve Barnes, Pentair Water Pool & Spa

Review the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (VGB), Florida state codes and rules (FBC and 64E-9, F.A.C.) and the ANSI/APSP -7 Standard.  Provides a comparative analysis of the VGB Act and ANSI-7.

 

 

New  Water Balance and Healthy Pool Water - CILB #0609193   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

For Service / Retail

Level: Intermediate / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Maris Jaunakais, Industrial Test Systems, Inc.

Description of water balance and what constitutes healthy pool water. A review of the parameters which impact pool water including pH, total alkalinity, and calcium hardness, total dissolved solids (TDS), temperature, other added chemicals and other factors affect water balance. Identify and discuss some commercially available pool water technologies for monitoring parameters.

 

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New  Water Balance for Pools and Spas - CILB #0609192   -  Course syllabus

2 hr. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

For Service / Retail

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Wayne Ivusich, Taylor Technologies, Inc.

An interactive seminar discussing the parameters of water balance, how the parameters interrelate, and how maintaining proper water balance can increase your profit margins. This class will also troubleshoot specific pool water balance scenarios as they relate to unusual conditions and circumstances.

 

 

Winning the Battle Against Phosphates and Algae - CILB #0608785   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

For Service / Retail

Level: Basic / Meets: GEN / APSP: Technical

Instructor: Eric Menken, SeaKlear Pool and Spa Chemicals

An overview of where phosphates and algae come from, the negative role they play in a swimming pool and removal methods.

 

 

Workers' Compensation - CILB #0006955 / ECLB #0007551 / BOLA #0008584  - Course syllabus

1 hr. / Thursday: 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: WC / APSP: Business

Instructor: David Griffiths, Insurance by Ken Brown

Learn about any recent changes in Workers' Compensation laws, the effects on business practices and exemptions and review of methods to reduce costs.

 

 

Workers' Compensation Update - CILB #0608752   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: WC / APSP: Business

Instructor: Kerry Tait, Insurance by Ken Brown

Review the responsibilities of the employee, employer and insurance company.  Look at required coverage, exemptions, enforcement, criminal violation and methods of reducing cost.

 

 

Workplace Safety - CILB #0006954 / ECLB #0007553 / BOLA #0008597  -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Thursday: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail /Subcontractor

Level: All / Meets: WS / APSP: Business

Instructor: Jonathan Parker, Amerisure Insurance Company

Discuss the basic elements of a safety program, the benefits of having one and how to improve safety in the workplace.

 

 

New  Workplace Safety: The Impact of Accidents - CILB #0609191   -  Course syllabus

1 hr. / Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

For Builders / Service / Solar / Retail / Subcontractor

Level: Basic / Meets: WS / APSP: Business

Instructor: Jonathan Parker, Amerisure Insurance Company

Review basic elements and benefits of a workplace safety program.  Review the costs of accidents involving direct loss and the indirect costs associated with accidents.

 

 

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