Hoping to reach the busy aquatics professional, the
National Swimming Pool Foundation recently launched an
online training center that lets operators do part of their
certification over the Internet.
Currently, five regulatory compliance classes are
available. New operator training and certification portions
will be launched in January.
?Times are changing,? said Tom Lachocki,
Ph.D., CEO of the Colorado Springs, Colo.-based
organization. ?We are broadening our menu to better
serve students and employers.?
By March 31, 2007, NSPF will launch a total of 16 online
eProAcademy classes in health care, occupational safety,
environmental management and employment law. Courses
include ?Bloodborne Pathogens for Health Care
Workers,? ?Chlorine Safety,?
?Hazardous Waste Management,?
?Sexual Harassment for Employees? and
There?s also Department of Transportation
Training for drivers of hazmat shipments. The program also
will assist operators and organizations in staying
compliant with federal and state regulations.
?Online learning is quickly becoming the
preferred classroom for busy professionals in many
industries,? said Alex Antoniou, Ph.D., director of
educational programs at NSPF. ?Growth isn?t
about just perspiration; it is about education
For more information, visitwww.eProAcademy.org.