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Pool, Hot Tub and Spa – Service Technician
2 to 3 years
Red Seal

Pool, hot tub and spa service technicians repair and maintain the heating, circulating, filtering and electrical systems in pools and hot tubs. They must be able to read work orders and manufacturers’ specifications, inspect and test components in pools and hot tubs, communicate with customers, and make sure the pool equipment is safe to use.

Certification Requirements
  • The Pool, Hot Tub and Spa Service Technician apprenticeship consists of 5,520 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete two 8-week sessions of in-class technical training.
  • Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship requirements, you receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship and are certified as a journeyperson in the trade.
  • A person with at least 6,000 hours of related work experience is eligible to apply for a Trade Equivalency Assessment (TEA) and, if successful, becomes certified as a journeyperson in this trade.

Educational Prerequisites
Grade 12 or equivalent.

In-Class Training
Please contact your local apprenticeship office for information on the availability of technical training for this program.