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ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY

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New Licensing Requirements 

As of May 17, 2016, Rockland County requires contractors  with license classification 25 (Swimming Pool Installation Contractor)  or 26 (Swimming Pool Service Contractor) to supply proof of continuing education course completion with their new application or renewal. See below for education requirements.

Classification 25: Swimming Pool Installation Contractor now requires 

  • Four years of experience and the successful completion of the APSP Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS) (or higher)* or equivalent certification or training as determined by the Director; OR
  • Two years of experience and the successful completion of the APSP Certified Building Professional (CBP) or equivalent certification or training as determined by the Director; 
  • Proof of current APSP certification is required at renewal.


Classification 26: Swimming Pool Service Contractor now requires two years of experience and

  • The successful completion of the APSP Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS) (or higher) or equivalent certification or training as determined by the Director.   OR      
  • The successful completion of the NSPF Advanced Service Technician (AST) or equivalent certification or training as determined by the Director; learn more about the AST here
  • Proof of current certification is required at renewal

How to Meet The New Licensing Requirements

As a courtesy, the Consumer Protection Department in Rockland County is currently accepting proof of registration in a APSP CMS course as a part of the license renewal process.  See our Calendar of Events for upcoming CMS courses being offered including at The Pool & Spa Show in Atlantic City.   You able to enrollin the NSPF AST program at anytime and complete the online course at your own pace. Click here to learn more about the AST program and to register now.


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Swimming Pool Installation Contractor  (25)

Scope of Work

Inground and permanently installed aboveground spas, hot tubs and water features greater than 24 inches deep; includes service, barriers, drainage, decks, retaining walls and filter systems in conjunction with swimming pools 

Requirements

  • 4 years experience and successful completion of the APSP Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS) (or higher) or equivalent certification or training as determined by the Director
  • 2 years experience and the successful completion of the APSP Certified Building Professional (CBP) or equivalent certification or training as determined by the Director; 
  • In addition, proof of current applicable APSP certification is required at time of license renewal

View the Full Rockland County Licensing Guide

View the Swimming Pool Construction & Service Information

 

Swimming Pool Service Contractor (26)

Scope of Work

Service, repair and/or maintenance of inground, aboveground pools, spas, hot tubs and water features including filter systems, water chemistry application, safety and mechanical components 

Requirements

  • 2 years experience and the successful completion of the APSP Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS) (or higher) or equivalent certification or training as determined by the Director; 
  • In addition, proof of current applicable APSP certification is required at time of license renewal

View the Full Rockland County Licensing Guide

View the Swimming Pool Construction & Service Information

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