Operator Installer School


Questions about schools or certifications? Contact AFA at (800) 822-4342

By combining a small class size with the practicality of both classroom and hands-on instruction, the Operator Installer School follows nine topics in gate installation, including:

  • UL 325 standard for gate operators
  • ASTM F-2200 safe gate design standard
  • Safety
  • Types of gates
  • Types of gate operators
  • Accessories used with operators
  • Telephone entry systems
  • Installation 
  • Electrical and Vehicle Detector training


AFA offers this intensive one-week course for both novice and experienced operator installers.

Tuition is $1849 for members and $2649 for nonmembers. (1) Students may choose to take the Certified Automated Gate Operator Installer exam at the conclusion of OIS. (2)

Contact Member Services at 800-822-4342 with any questions, or email memberservices@americanfenceassociation.com.

1: Members in good standing of NOMMA, DASMA and IDA qualify for the member rate to attend OIS.
2: Completion of OIS counts for six months of credit towards the experience requirement