Online Certified Service Technician (CST)
This online self-paced course takes you through the Pool & Hot Tub Professional Association's (formerly APSP) Service Tech Manual and gives you what you need to know to conform to industry standards. You will be able to explain common problems with pool finishes and how to repair them; keep pools running more efficiently with a better understanding of circulation, filtration, hydraulics and electricity; grow your practical knowledge and gain troubleshooting skills and resources; and distinguish yourself as an experienced and knowledgeable service technician.
You do not need to have completed the CMS certification in order to take this course and sit for the CST exam, but you will be expected to have acquired the core knowledge covered in that course. We recommend that you have at least 1-2 years of experience in pool/spa service and repair to expect to be successful on the certification exam.
Who Should Attend: The CST course is for individuals with at least 1-2 years of experience in pool and spa service and repair.
Course Fee Includes: Online Course Modules, PHTPA Service Tech Manual, Workbook and in-person Exam
Steps to Register:
- Select the employee below that you would like to take the online course.
- Chose your preferred exam date listed at the bottom of the page and click register*
- After you've completed check out and purchased the course, you will receive an email with how you can access the online training.
* Testing dates are offered throughout the year at locations throughout our region including NESPA Headquarters in Hamilton, NJ. Specific locations will be announced in advance of all testing dates.