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LAFT (Licensed Aquatics Facility Technician) 1 Day Course

Monday, April 3, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

South Front Apartments- Community Room

1400 South 2nd Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
United States

Event Details

For More Information:

Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith
Training & Development Manager Tribute Properties

Course Title:  Licensed Aquatic Facility Technician (LAFT)



To elevate the profession and knowledge of those engaging in operation and managing public swimming pools and spas in North Carolina.


This comprehensive eight (8) hour course provides instruction in the operational and management of aquatic facilities.  The LAFT certification course is appropriate for both supervisory and operational personnel.



         Swimming Pool Calculations             40 Minutes

        Filtration Circulation                                  1 Hour

         Water Chemistry – Balance & Testing    2 Hours

         Spas and Warm Water Pools             40 Minutes

        Pool and Spa Maintenance                       1 Hour

        Operation and Safety Requirements       1 Hour

        State Health Rules & Regulations             1 Hour


Examination & Certification Information:

After attending the session, each participant must take and pass (with 70% accuracy), a 55 question test in order to be certified.  All certified individuals will receive a certificate suitable for framing and they will be registered in our National LAFT Certification Database.  Certification is valid for Five (5) Years and is renewable.

Meet Your Instructor:

Tony Suchy has been servicing swimming pools since 1988.

He has been Training Pool Operators since 1998.

The first pool he serviced was 500,000 gallons of water, and shaped like a Roller Skate

Tony is a former Lifeguard, Lifeguard Trainer and Water Safety Iinstructor. He is presently the Licensed Aquatic Facility Technician at Elizabeth City State University’s indoor pool as well as Founder and Co-Owner of the American Swimming Pool and Spa Association in Elizabeth City, NC.