Association of Pool & Spa Professionals
The Pool & Spa Show Codes & Regs Buyers & Owners

Advanced Service Technician™ Training & Certification

New Certification from the National Swimming Pool Foundation

The ASTCM Certification is a comprehensive 45-60 hour blended (online and in-class) training designed to provide service professionals with the knowledge and skills to service residential pools and spas, including equipment installation, maintenance, and repair. The course concludes with an in-person Classroom Session to cover topics such as structure types, finishes, and local codes. The Classroom Session concludes with a comprehensive certification exam. 

 AST Meets Licensing Requirements for Service Licenses in            
  • Rockland County, New York
  • Connecticut (SP1 & SP2)

This course is offered online, anytime and can be completed at your own pace.  Once you've completed all of the online modules, you must attend an in-person Classroom Session which will conclude with the AST Certification Exam.

Course Fee:
Members: $750 | Non-Members: $1050

Registration is Currently Unavailable.

Questions? Contact our Education Department at 609-689-9111

Already Registered?  Log into the online learning portal here.

Take a Tour of the Online Learning Portal.
Learn at Your Own Pace with this Interactive Learning Environment.

Advanced Service Technician™ Online Courses:

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals
  • Management
  • Managing Risk
  • Workplace Safety
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Installation & Repair

Features of the Advanced Service Technician™ Training & Certification

Online Training - busy service technicians can improve their service delivery skills and continue generating revenue—while becoming certified! 

Study at Your Own Pace - online materials allow students to flex their study schedule to accommodate the busy seasons of pool service! 

Interactive Design - activities, exams, and classroom instruction are all designed to provide feedback, enhancing the learning experience! 

Learning Styles Approach - methods engage all types of learners, better ensuring the application of learning when technicians are in the field!

Already Registered for the AST?
Log into the online learning portal here.

Benefits of the Certification

For Business Owners
• Gain a competitive advantage
• Ensure employees are properly trained
• Provide great customer service
• Create efficiency: save time/serve more customers
• Ensure return on training investment
• Generate business and profitability
• Be prepared for industry growth
• Certification applies to all geographic areas
• Blended instruction produces increased results

For Service Technician
• Become a leader in the industry
• Save your customers time & money
• Maintain the beauty of backyard pools 7 spas
• Set yourself up for the future of industry growth
• Gain education & practical experience
• Learn at your own pace
• Receive updates on industry/regulatory news
• Receive IACET CEUs for all courses

In-Person Session & Exam Dates:

August 15, 2017
Blue Wave Pool & Spa
Hamden, Connecticut

To register for the in-person session and exam, contact Pat Cava at 609-689-9111.

To be eligible for this date, you must enroll in the AST program prior to August 1st. 

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