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January 18–20 | Time: 8 am CT – 5 pm CT
24 Hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | DBPR/CILB-FL #0612786 – 24 hours
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,290 Non-member

Delivery: In-Person – Southwest Pool & Spa Show

Pathway: CBP

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This 3-day intensive school encompasses all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered within the school include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking. The course concludes with an interactive walkthrough of a complex project from start to finish. This program is designed to move each student through all phases of concrete pool construction in great detail, unlike anything else offered in the industry. This course fulfills a requirement to become a PHTA Certified Builder Professional.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss Basic Pool Plumbing, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
  • Define Layout, Forming & Excavation, Infrastructure Coordination, Shotcrete, Waterproofing.
  • List Basic Tile & Coping, Concrete Decking, Pre-Plaster Preparation, Cementitious Pool Finishes.
  • Discuss Startup, Punch List & Project Closeout, Project Profile.

Instructors: Greg Andrews; Terry Brannon, P.E.; Travis Bozick, P.E; Randy Dukes, Skip Phillips, SWD Master, Tom Dankel

PHTA Strategic Partners

  • Fluidra
  • Hayward
  • LOU
  • MCC
  • Pentair
  • WatkinsWellness