Pool Professionals

Become a Certified Installer
Frequently Asked Questions

Become a Certified Installer

S.R.Smith offers a free, three-hour course accredited by the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) that trains pool professionals how to properly measure and type a pool and safely install diving boards and pool slides in accordance with the Standard for Residential Inground Swimming Pools (ANSI/APSP/ICC-5 2011).

As a participant in this course you will receive:

  • 3 credit hours toward APSP Certified Building or Certified Service Professional designations
  • Free S.R.Smith PoolTools worth up to $100 – to make your job easier!
  • Free $1,000,000 liability insurance program
  • Increased knowledge to better serve your customers
  • Increased confidence you are protecting your business
  • Increased profits and slow season money making ideas
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Frequently Asked Questions

As a pool professional, how can I get the most updated and reliable information about proper diving board installation?

  • Click here to go to diving board manufacturer, S.R. Smith’s website, to learn about the program and sign up for a course.  This free, three-hour program is accredited by the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP).  The credit hours go toward the APSP Certified Building or Certified Service Professional designations.  Enrollment in the program also provides you with free tools and the opportunity to participate in a free liability insurance program. Visit the APSP at www.apsp.org or call (800) 323-3996 for more information.
  • Visit the dealer locator at diving board manufacturer, S.R. Smith’s Web site.

To help my customers, where can I find additional materials to share with them about diving board safety and the proper use of their swimming pools?

  • Go to the “Resources” link on this Web site to find downloadable documents introducing various elements of diving board safety, including a brochure, diving tip sheet and list of common diving myths and facts.
  • Also, there are educational programs and publications containing the most recent diving safety information.  Check out the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals at www.apsp.org or call (800) 323-3996 for more information.

I’d like help my customers outfit their pools with the appropriate safety signs and decals.  Where can we find these materials?

  • If the warning labels on the diving board become worn, damaged or misplaced, contact the diving board’s manufacturer immediately.  Most manufacturers will send replacement labels and decals free of charge.

    For warning signs to post around the pool area, see a reputable pool retailer.  There are also many online stores that sell warning signs, such as poolsigns.com and thelifeguardstore.com

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  • For additional inquiries and requests, please contact us.