Essential Watershape Operation and Maintenance - $300
As an IACET-authorized provided, Watershape University offers 1.6 CEUs for this program
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Purchasing for Yourself
Please click "Enroll Myself" to enroll yourself personally in this course. On the payment page, under "email", please use the same email that you have logged into this site--online.watershape.org--with.
Enrolling Multiple Employees or Partners
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THE ESSENTIALS OF WATERSHAPE OPERATION
Swimming pool service and operation encompasses a complex set of tasks and responsibilities. This course developed by Watershape University covers the breadth of disciplines and rigors required to protect stakeholders’ interests in aquatic properties, whether commercial or residential. This is the most comprehensive course available for service professionals and facility operators.
16:00 hours -Watershape University is an authorized IACET provider, and offers 1.6 CEUs for this program.
CEUs are awarded for successfully completing all course units and reading. More detailed course requirements are listed in the course introduction lecture.
- Define service and operators’ tasks and responsibilities
- Identify water chemistry maintenance and ongoing treatment
- Review mechanical operation including filtration, circulation, chemical treatment and heating
- Define operational tasks including facility maintenance and event preparation
EARN YOUR CREDENTIAL
Upon finishing this course you become eligible to sit for the Certified Watershape Operator exam. Please see our credentials page for more information.
Your enrollment in Essential Watershape Operation and Maintenance includes the Watershape University Operator Manual, an extensive repository of industry expertise on every facet of watershape maintenance.
In addition to downloadable chapters, WU will ship you a hard copy of the manual as soon as you enroll.
A PACE THAT WORKS FOR YOU
With over 30 videos and downloadable manual chapters, you can work on this course wherever and whenever you want. There is no time limit for completion and all content is reviewable in perpetuity. Enroll now, and keep your access to the digital manual and recordings forever!
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
John Oldfield is director of training and education for Bud’s Pools and Spas in Beford, NJ. He has been working in pool service and operation since 2003, and is a widely sought-after instructor teaching pool service and operation.
Peterson is President/CEO of Watershape Consulting, Inc., an international planning, design and engineering firm providing owners, architects, contractors, and the legal profession with services relating to residential, commercial and institutional pools, spas and water features. He obtained his B.S. Civil Engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is a registered engineer in several states. Peterson has been in the watershape industry since 1994 when he began his career designing life support systems for large aquariums and marine mammal exhibits. He was Vice President Engineering at Polaris Pool Systems where he developed and patented several products. Peterson reorganized the Genesis 3 Design Group into GENESIS® University in 2012. When GENESIS merged with the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) in 2016, Peterson became Director of Education for GENESIS, a position he held until forming Watershape University.