Sec. Approval of Operator's Course  

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  • The Secretary shall approve a pool and a spa operator's course based on the following criteria:

    A. An approved course shall cover general aspects of public pool and spa operation including:

    (1) Applicable regulations;

    (2) Disease prevention;

    (3) Disinfection;

    (4) Filtration;

    (5) Circulation system components;

    (6) General pool and spa equipment;

    (7) Operation and maintenance of equipment;

    (8) Water chemistry;

    (9) Water testing;

    (10) Record keeping;

    (11) General pool and spa chemicals;

    (12) Chemical handling;

    (13) Waste water disposal;

    (14) Safety;

    (15) Sanitation; and

    (16) Other pertinent topics as specified by the Secretary; and

    B. An approved course shall be taught by an individual who has demonstrated to the Secretary:

    (1) Expertise in the operational aspects listed in §A of this regulation, as evidenced by combined work experience, training, and formal education; and

    (2) Successful completion of an approved public pool and spa operator's course.