Certified Pool & Spa Inspector Handbook

The Certified Pool & Spa Inspector (CPI) Handbook is designed to provide a standardized training program for health officials and pool operators on conducting pool and spa inspections. The purpose of this handbook is to assure a sanitary, healthy, and safe environment for the public when using swimming pools and spas. A copy of the CPI Handbook is provided when you register for the online training course.

Topics in this handbook include:

  • Understanding the basis for code requirements and why a violation is a public health hazard
  • Performing an inspection of the pool and spa area
  • Evaluating swimming pool operation and maintenance
  • Assessing the circulation system and its components
  • Evaluating a facility for VGB Act compliance
  • Recognizing the elements of spa inspections
  • Understanding recreational water illnesses
  • Maintaining supervision and operator records
  • Recognizing the elements of aquatic play features
  • Understanding swimming pool design standards and their impact on public health

Click here to view the CPI online training course.