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Advanced Service Technician™ Training


The Advanced Service Technician™ course sets a new standard of education for the pool and spa industry.

The ASTCM Certification is a comprehensive blend of online and classroom training designed to provide service professionals with the knowledge and skills to fully service residential pools and spas. ASTCM Certification provides in-depth instruction on aquatic facility operation, water treatment procedures, equipment servicing, business management tactics, job-site risk management, workplace safety best practices, equipment maintenance, installation and repair, aquatic structure types, finishes, and local codes.

The ASTCM Certification course is 56 hours long, comprised of 48 hours of self-paced online learning and an 8-hour classroom course with an accompanying exam. Since the majority of our training is online you have the option to learn at a time and a place that is convenient for you. You have access to the course for an entire year and you can review the course content as many times as you want. Classroom sessions are scheduled at various times and locations around the United States to offer convenient access to everyone. Purchase the ASTCM Certification course here.

Benefits of ASTCM Certification:

  • Equip your business with the best training in the industry.
  • A knowledgeable staff promotes job efficiency and customer loyalty.
  • NSPF® referrals will generate additional business for you.
  • Helps meet pre-licensure certification requirements in certain jurisdictions.
  • Educational training helps make you an industry leader.
  • Learn at your own pace with online courses.
  • Blended learning reduces classroom time.
  • Receive IACET CEUs credits.

Advanced Service Technician™ Course Overview:

  • Introduction – Watch at NSPF.com.
  • Fundamentals – Facility operation and water treatment.
  • Management – Service company business management.
  • Managing Risk – Service technician risk mitigation.
  • Workplace Safety – Helps meet OSHA compliance training.
  • Routine Maintenance – For pool and spa equipment.
  • Installation & Repair - For pool and spa equipment.
  • Classroom Session – Structure types, finishes, local codes and certification exam.



Robert Barzilay
Proper PH, LLC
East Hampton, NY