001. Certified Maintenance Specialist - CMS Module One: Safety & Health

9 modules

Course Length
140 mins

Alex Antoniou

16 Nov 2017

$49 - 99


In this Module of the CMS Course, you will learn about:

  1. Safe Work Habits,
  2. Physical & Environmental Conditions,
  3. Chemical Safety,
  4. Electrical Safety,
  5. Drowning & Accident Prevention,
  6. Recreational Water Illness (RWI).

    Exam Information:

    To become certified as a CMS Certified Maintenance Specialist®, you must complete the CMS course and take the CMS Exam. An additional registration form and $115 fee for the CMS exam is required. The CMS exam is 1.5 hours long, open book exam with 75 multiple choice questions. You must score 75% or better to pass (answering at least 56 questions correctly). 

    Choose How to Take the Exam: 

    • On a computer at a PSI computer testing center near you. Computer testing gives immediate test results and flexible time to take the exam. 
    • At an APSP national, regional or chapter-sponsored testing event. A list of upcoming events can be found at APSPUniversity.org. You will receive your exam results by US Mail approximately 3 weeks after the exam. 
    • Test at a community college or university near you. Proctored exams must be taken at an accredited college or university. 

    Contact apspuniversity@apsp.org or call 703-838-0083 ext 127 if you need additional information

    Visit this page for more information: CMS Information


    Upon completion of Module 1, you will be able to:

    1. Describe the Virginia Graeme Baker Act and its purpose
    2. Explain what an SDS is, and why it is important
    3. Explain the safe handling and use of chemicals
    4. Name at least five layers of protection for pools
    5. Identify conditions that require closing of a pool or spa


    By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Online Record of Completion

    Learning Credits

    CMS glossary
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    M1U1 Safe Work Habits
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    M1U2 Physical and Environmental Conditions
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    M1U3 Chemical Safety
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    M1U4 Electrical Safety
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    M1U5 Drowning and Accident Prevention
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    M1U6 Recreational Water Illness (RWI)
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    CMS Module One Final Test
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    CMS Module One Course Evaluation
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