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HCC to offer certified pool operator courses

Hagerstown Community College’s Continuing Education and Business Services Division will offer two courses for certified pool operators this winter.

The first course, “Certified Pool Operator,” will be held on Mondays, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., beginning March 4 and ending March 25. This course prepares students to take the Maryland State Health Department exam to become a certified pool operator. Fee is $125. Participants must be 16 years or older to take this course.

The second course, “Certified Pool Operator Update,”  will be offered on Wed., March 20, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and will provide existing certified pool and spa operators with updated information regarding the same operation of public swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs. Topics include a review of current policies and procedures, changes to existing laws, and the responsibilities of pool operators. This course is required by the Maryland Department of Health. Fee is $46.

All classes will be held at in the Career Programs Building on HCC’s main campus. For more information, contact Adrienne Summers at 240-500-2520, or email