CPO Training

Aquatics Update (3-22-23):
The Aquatic Center is open to Campbell University Faculty/Staff, Students, and those who subscribe for access on Monday – Friday 12:00pm – 2:00pm / 6:00pm – 8:30pm and Saturdays 12:00pm – 5:00pm.
Please keep a check on the Aquatics Center Event Calendar which is updated daily with any possible upcoming closures or events that may limit pool access such as Holidays, Swim Meets, etc.
Swim lesson registration is now open.  It will be monitored daily and closed periodically as classes fill, so please check back at a later time if you encounter any issues.  Register early to ensure your choice of sessions and class times.  Each time slot available for classes will be removed from the Registration Form options as they fill, and we will announce when all classes have been filled for the upcoming sessions.
Don’t forget summer is right around the corner and Keith Hill’s pool will be open for more fun in the sun.  Fingers crossed for May 1st!
If there are any general questions, pool access questions, you want to be on our lesson distribution list, and/or take a lifeguard class or Certified Pool Operator course, please feel free to get in touch.

Certified Pool Operator Training

The CPO Training Course is designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operation.  This course is approximately 14 – 16 hours in length and includes a written exam.
The cost for the CPO course is $350 and includes the CPO manual.  Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Register early to ensure your choice of class dates.
CPO Training Details ~ 2023
April 6 – 7, 2023  May 4 – 5, 2023
For more details concerning the dates, please contact Montz Burckhardt at burckhardt@campbell.edu

Course Objectives

Why a CPOSM Certification?  The PHTA Certified Pool & Spa Operator SM Certification is recognized by local and state authorities as the most widely accepted, verifiable pool and spa training credential.  Each year, more than 30,000 professionals learn how to more efficiently operate safer aquatic facilities with this program.  The CPOSM Certification is valid for five years.  This is an approved National Environmental Health Association course which will earn you 16 CEUs. 
The CPOSM Certification course will help you understand how to: 
  • Operate a pool more easily and efficiently — saving time and money
  • Reduce chemical, electrical, biological, and physical hazards — protecting users and employees
  • Comply to key safety regulations — reducing liability and risk of closure
Register for CPO Training


If you have any questions, please contact Montz Burckhardt at 919-810-1435 or e-mail burckhardt@campbell.edu