Choose a Certified Pro


There are a host of key reasons why should you choose a PHTA Certified Professional for all your pool, spa and hot tub needs.

To achieve the industry's premier designation, a PHTA  CBP Certified Pool & Spa Builder Professional or PHTA CSP Certified Pool & Spa Service Professional  has been thoroughly tested and has committed to upholding the highest standards. These standards ensure you, the consumer, are getting the best pool, spa or hot tub product or service on the market today.



To qualify, applicants must have more than five years of work experience in their field.  Most APSP Certified Professionals hold many more than five years of experience.


Each APSP Certified Professional has passed a rigorous exam and demonstrated a mastery of topics that include regulations, permitting, building codes, planning, mechanical drawings, excavation, hydraulics, insurance, filtration systems, solar and other heating technologies, electrical issues and code requirements, decks, finishes, cleaning systems, chemicals, and safety and hazardous waste.


PHTA Certified Professionals fulfill continuing education requirements to stay current on the latest technological advances, industry developments, and business trends.

Ethical Practice  

PHTA Certified Professionals pledge to uphold PHTA's Code of Ethics and comply with the highest business standards and practices, on topics that range from health, safety and public welfare to contracts and product pricing.

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