Pool Operator Certification

All jurisdictions in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area require that each swimming pool be under the direction of a certified swimming pool operator. Aquatic Training & Consulting Services provides the most complete swimming pool operation training in the area.

Courses provide 14 hours of instruction on basic pool management, water chemistry, disinfection, water circulation, and filtration. This course prepares you, not only for the certified pool operator exam, but gives you the practical knowledge needed to effectively run your facility. In addition, ATCS covers the appropriate codes and general guidelines for your particular situation.

Courses are scheduled on an on-going basis through Virginia and Maryland. On-site courses are also available and allow for your staff to receive site specific training while reducing travel time and expense.

Aquatic Training & Consulting Services also provides recertification courses.  All review classes are listed at the bottom of the page.  You are not required to take any class in the jurisdiction where you are located.  All classes provide information on all local jurisdiction health codes.

Course Documents

Policies and Procedures
Consent Form
On-Site Pool Operator Training

Full Pool Operator Classes are listed first.  Recertification classes need to scroll to bottom.

Full Pool Operator Classes      Review Pool Operator Classes


  • July 11-12, 2017
    July 11, 2017 - July 12, 2017
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Montgomery County Pool Operator Class will be held at 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring MD.  The class will be either in the theater or Room 300.  This class is accepted for all jurisdictions in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. (more…)


  • July 19 & 20, 2017
    July 19, 2017 - July 20, 2017
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Frederick County – 121 N Bentz Street, Frederick MD This class will take place in the Talley Adult Recreation Center located in Baker Park in Frederick, MD.  We will be in the third floor in the Historic Room.  The recreation center is located next to the band shell.  Please enter through the door facing the park. (more…)


  • July 11, 2017
    July 11, 2017
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Montgomery County Pool Operator Class will be held at 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring MD.  The class will be either in the theater or Room 300.  This class is accepted for all jurisdictions in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. (more…)


  • July 19, 2017
    July 19, 2017
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Frederick County – 121 N Bentz Street, Frederick MD This class will take place in the Talley Adult Recreation Center located in Baker Park in Frederick, MD.  We will be in the third floor in the Historic Room.  The recreation center is located next to the band shell.  Please enter through the door facing the park. (more…)