Aquatic Facility Operator Course - April | Virtual

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • Thursday, April 15, 2021
  • 5:00 PM
  • Zoom
  • 13


  • Full course includes study materials
  • Full course includes study materials
  • Exam only does not include study materials, if you would like them in advance of the exam select this option.
  • Study materials not included
  • Study materials not included

Arizona residents depend on aquatic facilities as a source of seasonal recreation that supports quality of life, promotes community and encourages 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.


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.

Course Materials will be mailed to participants 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the course and will include: course manual, slide rule and handouts

Information Security: 

AFO candidates must register with a work or personal email address belonging to only them.  A generic "info@" or similar email address will not be supported. All communications, course links, and course exam results will be sent to the approved email address.  

Important Information: 
  • Registration deadline is 30th day prior to course start date: March 15, 2021
  • Refund Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to course start date: February 28, 2021
  • Registration Transfer Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to the course start date: February 28, 2021 - requests must be submitted in writing to
  • Cancelation Requests: deadline is 90th day prior to course start date: January 14, 2021 
  • Refunds will not be processed after the date indicated.
  • Registration changes/transfers cannot be made after the date indicated.
  • No shows and last minute cancellations are responsible for full payment of registration, as APRA is required to provide a guaranteed number of participants in advance.
  • No-show attendees who fail to attend scheduled course forfeit all paid tuition.

Due to the pandemic, APRA staff is working from home; therefore, all payments must be processed on-line using a credit card or P-Card at the time of registration. Beginning August 2020 all event registrations must be paid in full with a credit card at the time of registration. Any registrations without a valid method of payment at time of registration is considered incomplete and will be automatically removed from the event.

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