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5.0

Notes for Live Class Attendees

Due to Covid-19, Portofino Food & Beverage service is temporarily suspended. Please bring your own.

2021 CPO® Live Class Calendar

  • February 5th, 2021… Friday
    Portofino University- Certified Pool Operator, CPO– Jacksonville, FL
  • March 12th, 2021… Friday
    Portofino University – Certified Pool Operator, CPO – Jacksonville, FL
  • April 9th, 2021… Friday
    Portofino University Certified Pool Operator, CPO – Jacksonville, FL
  • May 7th, 2021… Friday
    Portofino University – Certified Pool Operator, CPO – Jacksonville, FL
  • June 11th, 2021… Friday
    Portofino University – Certified Pool Operator, CPO – Jacksonville, FL
  • September 3rd, 2021… Friday
    Portofino University – Certified Pool Operator, CPO– Jacksonville, FL
  • October 8th, 2021… Friday
    Portofino University – Certified Pool Operator, CPO – Jacksonville, FL
  • November 5th, 2021… Friday
    Portofino University – Certified Pool Operator, CPO – Jacksonville, FL

Every class offers two 10 to 15 minute breaks per day.

Lunch break is 30 minutes.

If you purchase our ALL-INCLUSIVE package, you get:

  • Buffet breakfast
  • Menu lunch
  • Morning and Afternoon Snacks such as fruit, chips and cookies
  • Beverages​

​*More than 90% of our students also chooses the All-Inclusive package with the Course.

Portofino University offers live training courses for Certified Pool Operator (CPO®), Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS℠), Certified Service Technician (CST℠) and Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT℠).

CPO® Certification: 2-Day Live Classroom Course

This 2-day live training program is the most efficient way to get your CPO® certification. It can be an excellent stand-alone course to be a certified pool operator.

2 Day Live Course (Bring your own food & drinks) – $300.00
Recertification Course – $275.00

Add our All-inclusive package (includes all food & beverages) – $50.00 (For 2 Days)

2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Breaks, Snacks & Beverages

2 Day Live Course (Bring your own food & drinks) – $300.00

Recertification Course – $275.00

CPO® Certification Blended Course: 1-Day Online and 1-Day Live Classroom

This a 2-day course, 1-day Online and 1-day live classroom course. You can take this course’s first day online from home or from office and the live training will be taught by our in-house certified trainers at Portofino University.

Blended Course (Bring your own food & drinks) – $300.00
Recertification Course – $275.00

Add our All-inclusive package (includes all food & beverages) – $25.00 (For 1 Day)

1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Break, Snacks & Beverages

Blended Course (Bring your own food & drinks) – $300.00

Recertification Course – $275.00

CPO® Certification: Day 2 Only – Live Classroom Course

This is for people who have already completed the “Day 1 Only – Online Course”. In this course we’ll review the day one materials and your state code. Live classroom course is the actual written exam and It’s all taught by our certified trainers at Portofino University. For certification you must also attend Day 1 online course and pass written examination.

Day 2 Live Course (Bring your own food & drinks) – $260.00
Recertification Course – $240.00

Add our All-inclusive package (includes all food & beverages) – $25.00 (For 1 Day)

1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Break, Snacks & Beverages

Day 2 Live Course (Bring your own food & drinks) – $260.00

Recertification Course – $240.00

Certified Pool & Spa Maintenance Specialist (CMS)

Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS℠) – Complete Live Course

After completing this pool maintenance certification course, you will have:

  • Gained a strong understanding of safety, pool circulation and filtration, pool maintenance, and water quality
  • Learned about other important topics such as electrical systems, pool structures and finishes, heaters and controls, and customer service
  • Earned a name for yourself in the pool industry as a maintenance person in the know
Certified Pool & Spa Service Technician (CST)

Certified Service Technician (CST℠) – Complete Live Course

This self-paced course takes you through the PHTA 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.

You can also explain how to keep pools running more efficiently with a better understanding of circulation, filtration, hydraulics and electricity. You can also grow your practical knowledge and gain troubleshooting skills and resources and distinguish yourself as an experienced and knowledgeable service technician.

Handbook Policy – Late Registration

  • Books will not be shipped under 14 days or less before start of class.
  • You may pick a handbook up in person with proof of course purchase at Portofino
  • Handbooks are only shipped to home addresses.
  • By not including a home address on your registration, you are accepting this policy.
  • Should you want the handbook shipped to a business address and you do not receive for study before class or are lost, before admission to class, a new handbook must be purchased for $65.00.
  • University, 6005 Powers Avenue, Suite 102, Jacksonville, Florida 32217
Call US: 904-338-0577