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For the first time in the UK, New Events Ltd. the organisers of UK Pool & Expo, have signed an exclusive agreement with the National Swimming Pool Federation (NSPF) of the USA to host their world renowned CPO certification course at UK Pool & Spa Expo 2014.


Rob Saunders (Director for NEW Events) commented “We are incredibly excited to host the NSPF course at the 2014 event. This is the first time that this course has been available in the UK and students will have an opportunity to qualify for a course which will provide invaluable training in the skills necessary to operate a commercial pool or spa facility

The cost of the event will be £350 per delegate and will provide a qualification which will be valid for 5 years and will cover subjects such as clarity/bacteriological & chemical water quality, breakpoint chlorination, effects of corrosive & alkaline water, calculating levels of disinfectant in mpl, calculation of saturation index, protection against diseases in pool water and many other aspects of pool maintenance.

Rob continued “The NSPF course will be of particular interest to hoteliers, pool builders, maintenance staff, water treatment companies, health officers or anyone who has interaction with a wet leisure facility. The course will comprise online training which can be tailored to fit with a students daily work and will finish with onsite practical training at the UK Pool & Spa Expo 2014 event.“

UK Pool & Spa Expo 2014 is the first independently organised event in the UK and now in its 2nd year at the NEC promises to offer the UK wet leisure industry an event showcasing the latest International products and technologies available. The event will take place from 20th – 22nd February 2014 at the NEC, Birmingham.

In addition to showcasing the world leaders in the supply of pool & spa equipment the event will offer some unique seminars and training courses and is the only event in the UK which offers the easiest access for both National & International visitors boasting both an International Airport and Train Station within walking distance to the venue.