Instructor: John Menken
Credit Hours: 1.00

Approval Number: 0611081
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Course Description


This one hour interactive distance learning course takes a brief but comprehensive look at new technologies for the pool industry. The course details new and inventive innovations in pool design, and control/maintenance. The student gains an understanding of pool innovative aesthetics like waterfalls, ledges, and new decking materials and also learns of new time-saving technology that makes pool maintenance an easier task for the pool owner.

This one hour interactive distance learning course takes a brief but comprehensive look at new technologies for the pool industry.



Course Objectives


At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to:


•    Restate improvements in Pool Design
•    Distinguish between ledges, water curtains, arches and waterfalls
•    Explain grottos in relation to pool design
•    List the advantages of LED lighting
•    Distinguish between mosaics and natural stone
•    List new control and maintenance devices
•    Contrast between pool cleaning systems
•    Articulate the concept of salt chlorine generators
 



Instructor Bio


John Menken has been in corporate education for twenty-eight years. His background covers all aspects of enterprise training including instructional design, technical writing, internal consulting, eLearning, multimedia development, mobile learning, web programming and online/standup training, including international, in both soft skills and technical areas.

John has authored course materials for both colleges and private industry and in his current role as a Sr. Training director for a telecom company in Tampa Florida he puts together courseware, curricula, job aids, presentations, marketing videos and eLearnings to support enterprise wide initiatives. He has many HR-related implementations to his credit and has managed groups as large as twelve people.

John's current focus is xAPI, the replacement for SCORM, and his past times are kayaking, running and visiting his two adult children who act like they still need him. He will be married 30 years in January of 2017.



Other Approvals


Florida Building Code Professional (BCAIB): 0611081
Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB): 0611081