Specialty Education, Training, & Certification Programs

In addition to the PSP Expo/DeckExpo core conference program, we have partnered with the industry's leading associations to offer these certification and specialty educational programs.

Registration for any of these programs includes admission to the course, access to the exhibit hall, a Conference Super Pass,  and admission to the Welcome Party. All events and sessions require pre-registration.


American Shotcrete Association Inspector Seminar | ASA

Thursday, Nov. 12

This seminar from ASA provides guidance on over 40 critical elements of shotcrete applications that on-site pool contractor staff can use to properly evaluate the overall quality of shotcrete placement. These include an overview on material selections, equipment, placement techniques, finishing, curing, protection, testing, and safety as it relates to the shotcrete process.

For shotcrete contractors, this seminar will help you verify the quality of your work to your pool builders and inspectors.


National Plasterers Council's Start-Up Technician Certification Course | NPC

Wednesday, Nov. 11

This 9-hour program that will certify an individual in the National Plasterers Council industry method of properly starting up the water chemistry and care of a newly surfaced swimming pool and/or spa.