Pool & Spa Construction Course (PSCC) - Complete Course

$ 773.00

Pool & Spa Construction Course (PSCC)

This course is an excellent preparation for the CBP (Certified Building Professional®) exam. The course takes you through the PHTA Builders Manual and gives you what you need to know to conform to industry standards. The course covers all types of pool and spa water feature construction and reviews the construction process in detail from design to pool and spa start-up.

Target Audience: The PSCC is for novice and experienced pool builders, as well as designers who need to know more about pool and spa construction.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Advance your career and earn the in-demand skills employers want.
  • Become eligible to sit for the CBP exam.
  • Earn 24 CEUs.

What You Get with The Course:

  • Eight weeks access to the virtual course
  • PHTA Builders Manual
  • PHTA Pool and Spa Construction Workbook

Course Fee: $749. An additional $24 shipping and handling fee for the books will be charged.

Course Outline:


  • Workplace Safety
  • Chemical Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Structural Safety

Business Practices

  • Business and Finance
  • Insurance
  • Loss Control

Preliminary Planning and Layout

  • Layout and Staking
  • Pool Math
  • Project Layout


  • Excavating Equipment
  • Applicable OSHA Regulations
  • Excavation Guidelines

Circulation, Filtration and Hydraulics

  • Circulation and Piping
  • System Requirements
  • Filtration
  • Filter Types
  • Using TDH Information
  • Turnover and Flow Rate


  • Basic Electric Circuit
  • Electrical Code Requirements
  • Pool and Spa Lighting

Basic Structures

  • Working with Concrete and Related Materials
  • Concrete Pool and Spa Structures
  • Fiberglass Pool Construction
  • Vinyl Liner Construction
  • Aboveground/Onground Pool

Water Features

  • Vanishing Edge Pools
  • Perimeter Overflow Pools
  • Fountains

Deck Work

  • Concrete Decks
  • Non-concrete Decks

Coping, Tile and Interior Surfaces

  • Coping, Tiling, Paint
  • Interior Finishes for Concrete Pools


  • Chemical Feeders
  • Dehumidying, Heating, Venting and Air Handling
  • Pool and Spa Covers
  • Fire Elements


  • Basic Water Chemistry
  • Informing Your Customers About Safety


This course is provided through and managed by PHTA. You should receive your login within one week from PHTA.