Air Force COOL Funding Process to Enroll in PM-ProLearn Courses

  1. This page will show you how to process your AF COOL Funding Request to enroll in your PM-ProLearn Course
  2. If you have any questions, please contact our Support Team at or 301-494-3888.

AF COOL Process Flowchart

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AF COOL Process Flow Chart

Air Force COOL Funding Process Instructions

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COURSE LIAISON: Determine students, location, and potential dates 90-days prior (Optimal)

PM-PROLEARN: Validate course dates and add course to schedule

COURSE LIAISON: Send final student roster to PM-ProLearn Support Team at

PM-PROLEARN: Create combined invoice for PMP Training and Certification Exam for each student.

STUDENT: Set PMP as the academic goal (unless you're paying out of pocket).

a. Log into AFVEC
b. Click Education Goals
c. Select “Add Goal”
d. Select “AF COOL”
e. Note “Things you need”, click Next
f. Click Leadership Credentials at the top of Select Credentials screen
g. Click PMP, CAPM, or PMI-ACP
h. Click Next (Test title auto-populated)
i. Upload Invoice on the supporting documentation screen, next
j. Enter Supervisor email, click next
k. Review and submit
l. Make sure your supervisor received the email. Check junk and spam folders if they don’t see in their inbox

SUPERVISOR: Approve training request from student

PM-PROLEARN: Weekly email to student to verify progress, starting at 60-days from course start (or first contact). Funding requests MUST BE completed 30-60 days from start of course.

STUDENT: Receive notification of approval from AFVEC

STUDENT: Submit funding request for training in AFVEC.

NOTE: Select PM-ProLearn as the “Campus” during this process.

a. Choose "Start funding request" (bottom right under Self Service).
b. Then, choose AFCOOL under type of request.
c. Next, choose "STUDY MATERIALS" funding request, acknowledge and start application.
d. Select your base and education goal (PMP).
e. Now, add a school name and search PMI.
f. Next, choose PMI as the school and load the Study Materials amount from your invoice
g. Sign and submit.

NOTE: AFVEC funding for exam fees is completed after training and application approval from PMI

STUDENT: Report progress to Course Liaison

COURSE LIAISON: Track approvals and engage AF COOL where needed

PM-PROLEARN: Track approvals and engage with AF COOL where needed