A certified Shotcrete Inspector is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and experience required to properly inspect the placement of shotcrete. The Inspector must understand the responsibilities and qualification requirements of the Nozzleman as well as the inspection requirements as cited in the documents governing the construction of the project.
Scope and Knowledge:
This program requires demonstration of the knowledge covered on the Job Task Analysis (JTA) for Shotcrete Inspector:
The JTA is a detailed list of specific points of knowledge that may be included in the examination for this ACI Certification program. ACI urges candidates to use the JTA to prepare for the certification exam.
The program requires a working knowledge of the following documents:
ACI will grant certification only to those individuals who:
Satisfactory work experience must include at least one of the following:
Verification of the amount and range of work experience by the applicant's employer(s) is required.
The 90-minute written examination is open-book and consists of approximately 80 multiple-choice questions. The minimum passing grade for the examination is 75%.
Certification is valid for a period of five years from the date of successfully completing all requirements.
Recertification requires successful completion of the inspection examination (see item #1, above) plus fulfillment of the Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I requirement (see item #2, above). Re-submission of work experience is not required for recertification.
The Southern California Chapter of ACI does not offer this class. Please contact the NoCal ACI Chapter for classes offered.