#AAGOEducate: Designations and Certifications

AAGO Community ,

Are you looking to get certified this year? Take a look at some of the classes AAGO has coming up.  

CERTIFIED POOL OPERATOR, CPO

Through the National Swimming Pool Foundation, AAGO is an approved provider of the CPO certification. This is a 2-day course which includes the certification exam.  

Time:  8:00 am- 5:00 pm each day

Cost: $299 Member     $399 Non Member          $279 for APASS

CEC: 12

Audience: Maintenance, Suppliers

 

2016 Class Dates:

February 10 & 11-CPO in English

March 17 & 18-CPO in Spanish

August 9 & 10-CPO in English

December 8 & 9-CPO in Spanish


EPA REFRIGERANT HANDLING CERTIFICATION

The Federal Clean Air Act, Section 608, requires that persons who service air conditioning and refrigeration systems containing certain refrigerants be certified under an approved Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved course. Through the ESCO Institute, AAGO is able to offer this Universal Certification.  

Time:  8:30 am- 5:00 pm each day

Cost: $149 Member     $199 Non Member          $134 APASS

CEC: 6

Audience: Maintenance, Suppliers

 

2016 Class Dates:

February 24-EPA in Spanish

March 8-EPA in English

May 10-EPA in English

September 13-EPA in English

October 14-EPA in Spanish 

December 13-EPA in English 

R410 A RULE CERTIFICATION

Technicians will need to be trained in the use of R-410A equipment for safety and because it has some characteristics that R-22 does not.  The oil in R-410A is not hydroscopic so installation techniques are more regimented.  A deep vacuum must be pulled to ensure that all moisture is removed and destructive acid is not formed.  

This class is for EPA certified technicians only

 

Time:  8:30 am- 5:00 pm each day

Cost: $149 Member     $199 Non Member          $134 APASS

CEC: 6

Audience:  Maintenance

 

2016 Dates:

May 24


RRP RULE

The “Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Paint Program” regulation applies to persons who do renovations for compensation in homes, schools and other buildings built prior to 1978, this includes multifamily dwellings.   This program is a federal regulatory program affecting contractors, property managers, maintenance workers, and others who disturb painted surfaces   The rule states that all contractors or firms actually performing painting work or are labeled as painters who disturb lead based paint as part of their work in pre-1978 homes, schools and other buildings must be EPA certified 

The EPA is authorized to impose fines of up to $37, 500 per day per violation on anyone who does not comply with this rule. Willful violations of the rule can even result in imprisonment

 

Time:  8:30 am- 5:00 pm

Cost: $299 Member         $399 Non Members       $275 APASS Subscribers                    

CEC: 6

Audience:  Maintenance, Management, Corporate PersonnelSuppliers

 

***Available upon request of 10-12 students 


National Apartment Association Designation Programs

The multi-family housing industry is growing. Competition is fierce and multi-family housing professionals face more challenges than ever before. Today if you work in the multi-family housing industry you can’t afford to overlook the benefits of an industry designation. Education programs and designations sponsored by NAAEI are the premier offerings for multi-family housing professionals. Each course and program has been carefully crafted and tailored to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s multi-family housing professional.


Enhance your professional growth in the apartment industry by becoming a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) and take your career to the next level. CAM training helps you manage your apartment community and your team more effectively.  The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) offers this nationally recognized designation to apartment industry professionals who want to advance their career in apartment management.

CAM training covers:

• Management of Residential Issues

• Legal Responsibilities

• Human Resource Management

• Fair Housing

• Marketing

• Property Maintenance for Managers

• Risk Management

• Financial Management

• Community Analysis

 

Time:  9:00 am- 5:00 pm for each module

Cost: $929 Member       $1449 Non Member                   10% off for APASS

CEC: 6

Prequisite: you must have worked in the apartment industry for at least 12

months; successfully completed the nine courses listed (which total 55 ½ hours) and meet all examination requirements within 12 months of declaring your candidacy for CAM.

 

 2016 Dates:

CAM Pilot Program-introducing brand new material!

March 21-25

 

CAM Cram 

July 21

August 11

September 8

September 15

October 13

October 27

November 17 


Enhance your professional growth in the apartment industry by earning your Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) a program that can take your career to the next level. CAMT training helps you to preserve the value of your apartment community and increase resident retention.  CAMT is the only Apartment Maintenance program to be nationally accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).  

Non-Technical Online Courses:

• Inside the Apartment Business

• People, Projects and Profits

Technical Courses:

• Interior and Exterior Maintenance and Repair

• Electrical Maintenance and Repair

• Plumbing Maintenance and Repair

• HVAC Maintenance and Repair

• Appliance Maintenance and Repair

 

Time:  9:00 am- 5:00 pm for each module

Cost: $899 Member       $1299 Non Member                   10% off for APASS

CEC: 6

Prequisite: you must have one year of apartment or rental housing maintenance

experience before being eligible to receive the certificate; successfully completed the seven courses and online content listed below (which total 90 ½ hours); and meet all examination requirements within 12 months of declaring your candidacy for CAMT.

 

2016 Dates:

August 17

September 21

October 12

October 26

November 16 


 

 

Take the next step in your professional development and become a certified success by earning your Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) designation.  The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) offers this nationally recognized designation for multi-site supervisors and experienced apartment managers with a CAM, ARM or RAM designation.

CAPS training covers:

• Legal Responsibilities and Risk Management

• Financial Management

• Property Performance Management

• Property Evaluation and Due Diligence

• Effective Leadership

 

Time:  9:00 am- 5:00 pm for each module

Cost: $1499 Member     $1999 Non Member                   10% off for APASS

CEC: 6

Prequisite: you must have worked as a multi-site supervisor for 24 months or be a CAM, ARM or RAM designate in good standing with 24 months of management experience; successfully complete the five courses listed below (which total 40 hours); and, meet all examination requirements, within 24 months of declaring your candidacy for CAPS

 

2016 Dates:

February 18-21


 

Suppliers are important liaisons to the multifamily housing industry. This program is designed as an opportunity for suppliers to hear the everyday challenges faced by the apartment manager customer. The CAS program is ideal for new salespeople as well as veterans of the industry. 
The Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS) course includes:

Required Coursework:

  • Management of Residential Issues 
  • Risk Management 
  • Financial Management 
  • Fair Housing

Time:  9:00 am- 5:00 pm for each module

Cost: $599 Member     $799 Non Member          10% off for A-APASS

CEC: 6

CAS Prerequisites:  You must have:  completed the Supplier Success course; worked in the apartment industry for at least 12 months in a supplier role; successfully complete the four required courses (which total 26 hours); and meet all examination requirements within 24 months of declaring candidacy for CAS.

 

2016 Dates:

CAS Pilot Program-introducing brand new material!

March 21-25

 

CAS Cram 

July 21

August 11

September 8

September 15

October 13

October 27

November 17


Enhance your professional growth in the apartment industry by becoming a National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) and take your career to the next level. NALP training helps you lease apartments, satisfy your residents and increase your resident retention.  The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) offers this nationally recognized designation to apartment industry professionals who have at least six months of experience and who are looking to advance their career in apartment management.

 

Time:  9:00 am- 5:00 pm for each module

Cost: $599 Member     $799 Non Member                      10% off for APASS

CEC: 6

Prequisite: You must have worked in the apartment industry for six months, successfully completed the seven courses as well as a Market Survey presentation, and meet all examination requirements within 12 months of declaring your candidacy for NALP.

 

2016 Dates:

***NALP may be taken online at http://www.naahq.org/learn/education/national-apartment-leasing-professional/nalp-online 


 APASS Information 

 

APass Basics

  • $69 per month, per community
  • Subscribers can attend as many courses as they want!
  • Over 100 qualifying courses for only one low price

Click here for an APASS Subscriber agreement

 

Company Benefits of Enrollment

  • Improve your bottom-line through better-trained employees
  • Supplement in-house training with industry specific and career enhancing training presented by exceptional educators
  • Save 10% on all other educational programs offered by AAGO such as NAA designation courses