Our citizens depend on aquatic facilities to improve quality of life,
promote community and encourage wellness. National certification is a mark of
distinction and trust and signifies to the public that you are a serious
professional in the field of aquatics and committed to providing the
community with the highest level of service and professional excellence.
BECOMING AN AFO
The Aquatic Facility Operator
(AFO) program is designed for pool operators and management staff in aquatic
facility operation and management. Certification can be achieved by passing
the AFO Certification examination. The examination is fifty questions AFO
examination, with a score of seventy-eight percent (78%) or better.
For more information on the AFO examination please review the AFO
course - a two day training program designed to educate individuals on the
systematic approach to pool operations including pool chemistry, management,
pool safety and risk reduction
Manual - a comprehensive training manual for AFO certification; reviews
organization, safety, risk management, filtration, circulation and control,
basic chemistry, and purchasing
- Aquatic Facility Operator Prep Course -an
online preparatory course for individuals interested in taking the AFO
Renewal of the AFO Certification ensures that professionals
are knowledgeable of the current best practices in aquatic facility
operation and management.
Renewal method 1 - Individuals
must successfully passing the AFO examination
Renewal method 2 -
Completion of 2.0 Continuing Education Units in the aquatic field. Download a list of applicable CEUs.
CONFIRMATION OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS
For basic information, including expiration date and
certification number, on an individual's certification status please visit
the AFO registry at http://www.nrpa.org/afo_registry/default.aspx
For questions or further information
on certification, please email us at email@example.com