Become a Certified Service Professional
CSP Certified Service Professional ®
This nationally recognized designation is highly sought after by those who know the value of certification to raise confidence with prospective customers and raise your industry visibility with customers and raise your industry visibility with pool and spa manufacturers, distributors and buying groups.
The exam for this certification is a three-hour, closed-book exam with 150 multiple-choice questions. You must score a 75% or better to pass.
Service Industry experts looking to distinguish themselves and earn the highest level of certification available.
Candidates for the CSP must have at least five years of industry experience and 24 hours of continuing education in the past three years. An optional 5-hour prep course is available both online and in-person to assist you in your exam preparation.Learning Objectives
- Demonstrate your dedication to industry best practices
- Boost your confidence in your abilities as a pool industry
professional and earn the trust of your clients by setting yourself apart from the competition
Candidates must submit a completed application at least 14 days in advance of their anticipated testing date. All certification exams are proctored and can be administered at an APSP-sanctioned educational event where testing is scheduled or through an authorized testing center (Please note: APSP does not maintain a list of testing centers throughout the US, we rely on local community colleges and libraries who offer their proctoring services to the general public.)
Click here to download the CSP Application .
- The CSP Program Manual
CST Certified Service Technician Workbook
Frequently Asked Questions
All individuals interested in APSP certification should review the guidelines listed in the Certification Policy Handbook .
Register for a CourseSource: www.apsp.org