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Aggregate Base Testing Technician Certification Session

This certification is for personnel who want to be certified as having the ability to perform, record, and report the results of basic field and laboratory procedures for aggregates and soils.

 

T2/ASTM D75 Sampling Aggregates
T248/ASTM C702 Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size
T87/ASTM D421* Dry Preparation of Disturbed Soil and Soil Aggregate Samples for Test
T89/ASTM D4318 Determining the Liquid Limits of Soils
T90/ASTM D4318 Determining the Plastic Limit and Plasticity Index of Soils
T88/ASTM C422 Particle Size Analysis of Soils
T265/ASTM D2216 Laboratory Determination of Moisture Content of Soils
T180/ASTM D1557 Moisture-Density Relations of Soils Using a 4.54 – kg (10lb) Rammer and a   457- mm (18 in) Drop
T99/D698 Moisture-Density Relations of Soils Using a 2.5 – kg (5.5 lb) Rammer and a    305 – mm (12 in) Drop
*Written Exam Only
This certification exam session is “open book” for the written portion of the exam and “closed book” for the performance portion.  ACI certification is granted to those applicants who achieve a passing grade on the written examination and who successfully pass the performance exam.  Certification is valid for five years.

 

Please carefully read your certification session registration options.

Certification Registration Fee         Member  $585                              Non Member  $660
For those individuals certifying for the first time or those recertifying who desire training.  Fee includes ACI study guide, four classroom/laboratory training sessions, classroom review session, written and performance exams.

Recertification Registration Fee                     Member  $485                             Non Member  $560
For those individuals who have previously been certified.  Fee includes ACI study guide, classroom review session, written and performance exams.  You will have to provide your ACI certification number in order to obtain this rate.

Written Only Exam or Performance Only Exam      Member  $145     Non Member  $215
For those individuals who failed their written or performance exam on their first testing attempt.  Fee includes classroom review session and written or performance exam. (no study guide)

Please note member rates are for those individuals/companies who are members of the Las Vegas Chapter of ACI.  If you are interested in becoming a member, please submit a membership application or contact the Las Vegas Chapter of ACI office at 702-656-8827 with any questions

Sample Schedule for Testing

Tuesday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Classroom/Laboratory Training
Wednesday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Classroom/Laboratory Training
Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Classroom/Laboratory Training
Friday 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Classroom Review Session
Saturday 7:00 a.m. – Noon Written & Performance Exams

Please check the Certification Schedule for exact dates and times. 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I register?

  2. What forms of payment do you accept?

  3. How and when do I get my study guide?

  4. Where do the testing training sessions take place?

  5. What is your certification session cancellation policy?

  6. What time do I test?

  7. What if I am traveling from out of state and can’t make all the scheduled sessions?

  8. What if I have other questions?

1. How do I register?
You can register on-line or print out the registration form and mail/fax it in. Remember that we will not process your registration until your payment is received.

2. What forms of payment do you accept?
You can pay your registration fees with a check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. If you do not want to fax your credit card number, please call Dawn Miller at the Chapter office 702-656-8827 and she will assist you.

3. How and when do I get my study guide?
We will send your study guide to you via the U.S. Postal service’s priority mail once we have received your registration form and payment of your fees.

4. Where do the testing sessions take place?
The testing session takes place at a local testing laboratory in Las Vegas. The specific location for your testing session will be included in the confirmation letter you receive once you have registered. We will also enclose a map to the facility.

5. What is your certification session cancellation policy?
You can cancel your registration for the certification session up to 72 hours (3 business days) prior to your first scheduled night of attendance and receive a refund less a $100 cancellation fee. If you cancel less than 72 hours prior to your first scheduled night of attendance or do not show up for your scheduled testing, you will forfeit your entire registration fee.

6. What time do I test?
Your testing time for the Saturday testing session will be assigned at either the fourth night of the classroom/laboratory training or at the classroom review session.

7. What if I am traveling from out of state and can’t make all the scheduled sessions?
If you are traveling from out of state and have concerns about attending the sessions, please call Dawn Miller at the Las Vegas Chapter ACI office, 702-656-8827, and she will discuss options with you.

8. What if I have other questions?
Please contact Dawn Miller at the Las Vegas Chapter - ACI Chapter office, 702-656-8827, or
email her at acilasvegas@earthlink.net and she will assist you.