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Aggregate Testing Technician Level I

In order to attain ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Level I you must obtain both the ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician and the Aggregate Testing Technician Level I certifications. Accommodations are made for those individuals who want to take both certifications or trainings at the same session.

This certification is for personnel who want to be certified as having the ability to perform and record results of basic field and laboratory procedures for aggregates. A working knowledge of the following ASHTO/ASTM standards are required for this certification.

 

T2/ASTM D75 Sampling Aggregates
T248/ASTM C702 Reducing Field Samples of aggregates to testing size
T11/ASTM C117 Test methods for materials finer than 75-u (no. 200) sieve in mineral washing
T27.ASTM C136 Sieve analysis of fine and coarse aggregates
T85/ASTM C127 Specific gravity and absorption of coarse aggregates
T84/ASTM C128 Specific gravity and absorption of fine aggregates
T255/ASTM C566 Test method for total moisture content of aggeregate by drying
T21/ASTM C40 test method for organic impurities in fine aggregate for concrete

 

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.

Certification or Recertification Registration Fee         Member  $375                              Non Member  $450
For those individuals certifying for the first time or those recertifying who desire training.  Fee includes ACI study guide, three classroom/laboratory training sessions, classroom review session, written and performance exams.

Training Registration Fee                                                Member  $260                              Non Member  $335

This training session is highly recommended for those individuals certifying for the first time and includes three nights of classroom and hands-on laboratory instruction.

Written Only Exam or Performance Only Exam             Member  $185                               Non Member  $260
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.

Please check the certification schedule for exact dates.  All certification sessions are conducted in Las Vegas.

Sample Certification Session Schedule

Training Session
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

 

Testing Session

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 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.