PHTA Certified Advanced Pool Builder Professional Certification

Mike Kerr, President of Hawaiian Pools, has earned the Certified Advanced Pool Builder Professional (ACBP) certification. He joins a community of current Certified Pool Builders (CBP) who aspire to higher standards of practice in the pool and hot tub profession. 

The Certified Advanced Pool Builder Professional is a nationally recognized designation. This program provides in-depth knowledge to build any type of swimming pool, to include the successful completion and the GENESIS Fluid Hydraulics for Pools and Spas course (E211). Additionally, the student must also pass the Advanced CBP exam to qualify for this program.

The ACBP is the second level of certification in the PHTA Certified Pool Builder and Design Professional Pathway, an education and certification career pathway designed to build upon knowledge in order become a Certified Master Pool Builder and Design Professional.

Learn more information about the ACBP certification.

About the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance 

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), a non-profit organization with nearly 4,000 members from around the world, was established in 1956 to support, promote, and protect the common interests of the $36.5B pool, hot tub and spa industry. PHTA provides education, advocacy, standards development, research, and market growth to increase our members’ professionalism, knowledge and profitability. Additionally, PHTA facilitates the expansion of swimming, water safety and related research and outreach activities aimed at introducing more people to swimming, making swimming environments safer and keeping pools open to serve communities. For more information, visit

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