All Courses

  • Aquatic Facility Audits

    Drowning, disease, and injury prevention start with understanding the specific hazards. This course helps managers, operators, and service professionals view the facilities they operate with a fresh eye focused on reducing risk. The course includes a copy of the Aquatic Facility Audits handbook and educates people about why safety audits are important and how to actually plan and conduct a safety audit. The course also teaches how to formulate corrective action, write audit reports, and conduct follow-ups to ensure the desired corrective actions are taken. This 2-hour interactive, online course features narration, images, video, and exercises and, upon successful completion, you can print a record of completion and submit for IACET CEUs. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2013
    Subject(s):
    Accounting
    Sponsor:
    NSPF
  • Aquatic Play Feature

    The Aquatic Play Feature™ provides a professional training course for any facility that has an aquatic play feature, large or small. People who operate and manage these innovative recreational features will appreciate this training course. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2013
    Subject(s):
    Waterparks and Sprayparks
    Sponsor:
    NSPF
  • Aquatic Risk Management

    Aquatic facility managers, risk management, and operators will learn how to protect customers and staff and reduce risk and liability. People who take the online Aquatic Risk Management course will receive a copy of the Aquatic Risk Management handbook to help identify, develop, implement, and establish practices that will help them achieve the important task of ensuring the health and safety of their patrons, staff, and the facility. Managing the risk to minimize the impact of the hazard is the key to ensuring prosperity and preventing catastrophe. Complete this 2-hour, self-paced course and earn a record of completion. IACET CEUs available. The interactive course enhances learning, allowing you to work through a series of topics, along with case studies that are fully illustrated with photos and examples throughout. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2013
    Subject(s):
    Safety
    Sponsor:
    NSPF
  • Emergency Response Planning

    The course teaches managers how to develop an effective emergency response action plan. Establishing an Emergency Response Plan is the critical first step organizations can take to minimize injuries to staff and patrons, and administer care when responding to emergencies. Planning for calamity can mean the difference between misery and prosperity. Whether you are managing an aquatic facility, manufacturing plant, retail store, building, renovation or service company, emergency response planning must be the number one priority to preserve the health and safety of your employees, patrons, and business. This 2-hour, online course is interactive and features narration, images, video, and exercises and includes a copy of the Emergency Response Planning Handbook. You can earn a record of completion by successfully passing the course and submit for IACET CEUs. Work at your own pace as you learn how to develop an effective emergency response action plan. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2013
    Subject(s):
    Safety
    Sponsor:
    NSPF
  • Pool Operator Primer Program

    This dynamic program for pool operators, service technicians, facility managers and environmental health officials is a great stand-alone online training program or it can be the first step towards earning your Certified Pool/Spa Operator® (CPO® ) certification. The eight-lesson, self-paced curriculum covers the material found in the 18 chapters of the NSPF® Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook. Understanding fundamentals of pool and spa operation and safety reduces risk, decreases liability, and creates value for your customers. The online course lessons include interactive learning tools throughout, such as video demonstrations and knowledge quizzes at the end of each lesson to help with information retention. Successful completion of all eight individual lessons equates to successful completion of the overall program. Students have access to the program for a six-month period, which provides an opportunity to review the material many times. This great program brings the training to the office, home office, or wherever you need it, when you need it. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2013
    Subject(s):
    Pools
    Sponsor:
    NSPF
  • The Benefits of Hydrotherapy

    1 LU AIA

    This learning unit is registered with the AIA for 1 CEH and will address the health benefits of hydrotherapy and the importance of correctly selecting a home hydrotherapy system to match the needs of the occupant. When selecting a hydrotherapy system it is important to understand the various types available today, and how different systems will offer unique benefits to the occupants. How the systems operate, what features they offer and the types, styles, and placements of water and air jets in the system should be understood and considered when selecting the right hydrotherapy system for the occupant. Finally, it is critical to understand how the hydrotherapy system will impact the design and construction of the house, including the impact on an aging customer base and Universal Design. Take the course.

    Posted:
    June 2012
    Subject(s):
    Architecture, Bath, Tubs, Design
    Sponsor:
    Jacuzzi
  • Concrete Basics: Curing and Sealing

    1 LU LU

    There are many factors that affect the long term durability of concrete. Some of these are: mix design, environmental conditions, structural loading and design, quality of the raw materials used in the concrete and mixing, placing and curing. This presentation will explain the basics of cement hydration, and introduce the various curing methods and floor treatments available. In addition, this presentation will help the specifying agency and/or end user identify the proper materials and products needed for the project. Take the course.

    Posted:
    September 2011
    Subject(s):
    Concrete Surfaces, Concrete Curing
    Sponsor:
    W.R. Meadows
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Segmental Retaining Walls for Project Site Stability

    1 LU

    Many people do not realize the complexity and strategic planning that goes into maintaining the integrity of a job site. Job sites are as unique as the building or structure that will be built on them - the topography, drainage, soil type, indigenous flora and proximity to waterways are all taken into consideration in site planning. Using segmental retaining walls on a job site can prevent erosion, add to a project’s aesthetic appeal, or create more useable land. This presentation will look at how segmental retaining walls maintain and improve a job site. Take the course.

    Posted:
    September 2011
    Sponsor:
    Keystone Retaining Wall Systems
    Certification(s):
    AIA, ASLA
  • Concrete Waterproofing

    1 LU AIA

    In some applications waterproofing is absolutely critical for a functional, superior and long-lasting structure. This educational unit examines exactly how waterproofing works so the best waterproofing method can be specified for each project. Take the course.

    Posted:
    September 2011
    Subject(s):
    Structural Concrete, Waterproofing
    Sponsor:
    Kryton International, LLC
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Concrete Waterproofing with Crystalline Technology

    Concrete is the primary material used to construct many above and below-grade structures. It is naturally porous and thus can absorb and weep water. For structures at or below grade where water infiltration may cause structural damage, concrete should be treated with waterproofing. This course will introduce you to concrete water proofing with crystalline technology. Take the course.

    Posted:
    June 2011
    Sponsor:
    Xypex