Operating an aquatics facility is about more than just water quality. The Aquatics Facility Operator (AFO) Certification will help you or your staff better understand the entire pool system and run all types of aquatic facilities safely, efficiently and confidently. The AFO program provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on operations, mechanical systems, water chemistry, disinfection, safety and much more.

Why Become an AFO?

Apply and take the AFO certification course by April 30, 2017 to:

  1. Learn from expert instructors and network with other professionals from the field.
  2. Join an elite group of more than 8,000 AFO's who have committed to advancing the field.
  3. Reduce your agency's liability and take your career to the next level.
  4. Get 25% off additional Online Aquatics Training (see below)


What Do Other AFO's Think?

"I really enjoyed the AFO Certification Course and took a lot of good information from it that I know I can use at work. This course and the instructor were able to put the information into terms easy to understand and remember."

-- Former AFO Student 

Become an AFO by April 30 to Receive this Special Offer

Get 25% OFF one of the following Online Courses if you attend an in-person AFO Certification Course by April 30, 2017*:


Don't miss this great opportunity. Apply and attend an AFO course by April 30*!

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How Do You Become an AFO? 

Applying to become an AFO only takes a few steps and there are courses offered all over the country. Use the following resources to better understand the certification process:

For more information about the AFO Certification, please contact Education Program Specialist Matt Cowan by email or by phone at 703.858.2186


*This offer is only valid for individuals who attend an in-person AFO Certification Course between January 25, 2017 and April 30, 2017. Participating individuals will receive a coupon code after attending the AFO course that they can use to take 25 percent off one (1) of the aforementioned online courses.


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