education and events

Engineering Courses

Learn the elements of hydraulics, soils, foundations, electrical connections, controls, and mechanical design. By examining these important considerations, you will be able to communicate them effectively – creating confidence and building trust from your customers.

Interested in bringing GENESIS® faculty to your office/facility to meet with your team? An in-person GENESIS® program tailored to your team would save travel time and expenses for your staff and provide all with the same education to provide your company with an edge over the competition. Contact Jeanne Mendelson, PHTA Vice President of Education and Events.


In-person education include PHTA-hosted events as well as educational sessions at conferences and tradeshows.


October 2-3
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. MT
Master Pools Guild Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT
16 hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,690 PHTA Member / $2,190 Non-member


Develop a basic understanding of the hydraulic principles in order to design more efficient and serviceable hydraulic systems.

This is a required course to become a Certified Advanced Pool Builder Professional.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify physics of water: area, depth, volume, mass, pressure, velocity, flow rate, energy, and others
  • Discuss and apply the basic principles, code limitations, and guidelines to hydraulic design Calculate GENESIS series of software worksheets
  • Calculate Total Dynamic Head (TDH) and electrical and gas heating operating costs
  • Perform the complete analysis of a basic pool/spa combination with a water feature

Instructor: Terry Brannon, P.E.

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Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Strategic Partners:

  • Fluidra
  • Hayward
  • Lou
  • Lyon Financial
  • MCC
  • Pentair
  • Raypak
  • WatkinsWellness

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