Advanced Service Technician

A comprehensive 45-60 hour blended (online and in-class) training designed to provide service professionals with the knowledge and skills to service residential pools and spas, including equipment installation, maintenance, and repair. To learn more about the course content, visit the AST® Certification page.

To earn an AST®  Certification, a student must successfully complete the following seven online courses, attend the classroom session(s), and pass the certification exam.

Advanced Service Technician™ Online Courses:

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals
  • Management
  • Managing Risk
  • Workplace Safety
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Installation & Repair

Purchase of this course includes online coursework with accompanying Resource Guides, Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook, Classroom Session, and certification fee!

Meets Florida 60 hour course requirements CILB# 0612551.



What AST® Certification Holders Have to Say About Their Experience


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Classroom Sessions are scheduled for the following dates:

March 6, 2018 – San Francisco, CA

March 7, 2018 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

March 15, 2018 – Hamden, CT

March 15, 2018 – Western Show, Long Beach, CA

March 26, 2018 – Apex, NC

April 4, 2018 – Phoenix, AZ

October 10, 2018 – WAHC, Charleston, SC

October 18-19, 2018 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

November 2, 2018 – International Show, Las Vegas, NV

December 5, 2018 – Canada Pool & Spa Show, Niagara Falls, ON 

December 11, 2018 – Hamden, CT


All dates are subject to change based on number of registrants.  For additional information, please contact NSPF at or 719-540-9119.