NOTE: Minimum personal protective equipment (PPE) is required! Safety toed boots, long pants, safety glasses, sleeved shirt, are the minimum requirements. Without the required minimum (PPE) you will not be admitted to the session and you will not receive a refund!
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A Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of seven basic field tests on freshly mixed concrete.
The program requires a working knowledge of the following ASTM test methods and practices:
ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who meet both of the following requirements:
The one-hour written examination is closed-book and consists of 55 multiple-choice questions. There are between five and ten questions on each of the ASTM test methods and practices. To pass the written examination, BOTH of the following conditions must be met:
The performance examination is also "closed book" and requires actual demonstration of six of the required test methods and practices plus a verbal description of Practice C172/C172M (sampling). The examinee is judged on his/her ability to correctly perform (or describe, where allowed) all of the required steps for each procedure.
Re-certification is necessary every five years and requires successful completion of both the written and performance examinations.
First Wednesday Date Review 5:30pm to 9:30pm
First Saturday Date Review 7am to 1pm
Second Wednesday Date Review 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Last Saturday Date TEST 7am to 1pm
******Please note these days and times can change so be sure to check the schedule below for more information.
If you have a disability that may impact your participation in this activity, please visit the ADA page.
Upcoming Certification Sessions & Registration
All Field Grade 1 Testing Technician classes are booked for the year of 2023.
Joining the Wait List does not guarantee a spot in the class.
2024 Schedule is up and open for registration - Secure your spot early.