Benefits of hosting a Pool Operators Course

  • Maintain efficiencies at your operation
  • Maintain a safe work/play environment
  • Enhance your staff’s knowledge, skills and abilities

Course Details

  • 14-16 hours over two days (including breaks)
  • Minimum 10 people, maximum 20
  • Certificate upon successful completion

 How to Host:

1. Decide what course(s) you would like to offer:

  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 1 & 2 (not available back to back, recommended 3+ weeks between levels)

2. Complete and send in the Aquatics Course Request Form which includes:

  • Potential dates and times
  • Location
  • Whether the course is open to the public

3. Course costs to consider

  • $75 per person (for each course level) + shipping fees (according to location)
  • Instructor fee and travel costs 
  • Shipping and handling costs for Pool Operator course materials will be charged according to the following chart and has also been revised to be more reflective of regional shipping fees:
Region Rate

Lower Mainland - GVRD


Lower Mainland - Fraser Valley

Lower Mainland - Squamish/Whistler $55
Lower Mainland - Bowen Island, Gulf Islands, etc. $60
Vancouver Island $45
Okanagan $55
Kootenays $60
Cariboo $60
North Coast/Nachako $65
Peace River/Liard $65
NWT $100
Yukon $125


4. Confirm with the Professional Development and Initiatives Coordinator:

  • Instructor availability
  • Promotion details (BCRPA website and email communiqué)
  • Administration details
Responsibilities Host BCRPA
Audio-visual (LCD Projector, screen, flipchart) X  
Classroom space and access to a pool X  


Marketing/promotions X X
Registration X is available by request
Instructor fees (including travel expenses)  X  
Course materials   X


 5. Use this fillable PDF to help start marketing your program

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For more information, contact:

Programs & Initiatives Department
604-629-0965 ext. 259