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Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS) Training

March 4th through March 6th

Lunch on March 4th, as well as breakfast and lunch on the remaining 2 days of class is included.

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino - 1721 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI 53233 (800) 729-7244


Hotel rooms are available by contacting Potawatomi at 1-800-PAYSBIG or online at

A limited number of rooms are available for $99 per night plus applicable taxes by mentioning this event when calling, or by using the 'Group code' APS02252019 online.

This 3 day course takes you through the APSP Service Tech Manual and gives you what you need to know to conform to industry standards.

Hands on experiences will be part of this training, sponsored by Pentair Pool Products.


After completing this course the student 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; and earned a name for yourself in the pool industry as a maintenance person in the know!


Registrants for the course receive a copy of the APSP Service Tech Manual and the CMS Certified Pool & Spa Maintenance Specialist Workbook.

To become certified as a CMS Certified Maintenance Specialist®, you must complete the CMS course and then take the CMS Exam. The CMS exam is 1.5 hours long, open book exam with 75 multiple choice questions. You must score 75% or better to pass (answering at least 56 questions correctly). 


The CMS Certification Exam will be administered on the final day of the course. Tests will be evaluated by the National APSP and results mailed to students directly from the National APSP approximately 4 weeks after completing the test.

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