New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Pools Program

Qualified Operator Training Courses


To assist the owners or operators of public swimming pools and spas obtain the required training, the Department has prepared a list of certification training providers and their contact information. Please contact the training provider directly for information regarding training schedules, locations, registration and fees. Below is a listing of department approved instructors and training providers.

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals
211 Eisenhower Ave, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA  22314
Phone (703) 838-0083
http://apsp.org/splash

American Swimming Pool and Spa Association
1108 Little River Drive
Elizabeth City, NC  27909
Phone (877) pool school, 877-766-5724
http://www.swimmingpooloperator.com

Approved Online:
  • National Licensed Aquatic Facility Technician, Duration: 14 Hours
Aquatic Training Institute (ATI) – Certified Pool Technician (CPT) Training
6340 N Eldridge Parkway Ste. N
Houston, TX  77041
Phone (800) 385-0270
http://www.aquatictraininginstitute.comApproved Online:

  • 16 Hour Course
Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) (Formerly NSPF) – Certified Pool Operator ® Training: Check their website: https://www.nspf.org/ or contact one of the following instructors: