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Recreational Waters - SC POR Courses

SC DHEC now recognizes four (4) nationally accreditied pool operator certification trainers:

  1. The National Swimming Pool Foundation (www.nspf.org/en/CPO/CPOSchedule.aspx)
    SC Locations: See above link for class locations and dates…
  1. The National Recreation and Parks Association (www.nrpa.org/content.aspx?id=592)
    SC Location: Pool Services Corp (843) 236-8772 (poolservicescorp@sccoast.net)
    SC Location: CES Duffield (864) 882-7900 (sales@duffieldaquatics.com)
  1. The American Pool and Spa Association (www.swimmingpooloperator.coursehost.com)
    SC Location: None scheduled at this time.
  1. Starfish Aquatics Institute (www.starfishaquatics.org/events)
    SC Location: None scheduled at this time.

These organizations have met the criteria and standards established by the Department for certifying SC public pool operators. Each course contains familiarization training for public pool operations and provides both a national and a SC pool operators examination at the conclusion of instruction.

In addition to the certification providers listed above, numerous companies, organizations, and individuals provide courses to assist you in preparing for the SC Pool Operators examination. These contacts are listed below: 

Links to entities offering SC POR Courses are listed below:

Chocklett Environmental Services (803) 940-0508
www.chocklettes.org
JayC@chocklettes.org

Coastal Carolina University 843-349-6453
www.coastal.edu/recreation
mmiller@coastal.edu

Contractors Seminars, Inc  1-866- 772-9596
www.scexams.com

Environmental Services 1-866-815-7819
www.esdlt.com/CPOtraining
dan@esdlt.com

Horry Georgetown Tecchnical College (843) 477-0808
www.hgtc.edu

Midlands Technical College (803) 732-0432    
 http://www.midlandstech.edu/cce/
garnettb@midlandstech.edu

Pope and Company (864) 646-6217
popeandcompany@nctv.com

Rose Stancil Environmental (803) 608-9116
rosestancilenvironmental@gmail.com

Sumter YMCA (803) 773-1404 ext. 29 
www.ymcasumter.org
mfrancisco@ymcasumter.org

South Carolina Environmental Training Center
Central Carolina Technical College (803) 778-6656
http://www.cctech.edu/scetc.htm
On-line courses are also available

Trident Technical College (843) 574-6152
www.tridenttech.edu

Upper State Apartment Association (864) 242-0200
www.upperstate.org
rose@upperstate.org

York Technical College (803)981-7144
bodom@yorktech.edu

Contact the Recreational

Please be aware that these courses DO NOT include the SC Pool Operators exam. Registration for the exam must be made separately here:

Applied Measurement Professionals
18000 West 105th Street
Olathe, KS  66061
Attn: Examination Services
Toll Free 1-800-345-6559 or
www.goamp.com

Contact

  • Recreational Waters Program Coordinators
    Jim Ridge - (803) 898-4015
    Luke Abel - (803) 898-4255

Bureau of Water . Phone: (803) 898-4300 . Fax: (803) 898-3795 . Contact Us