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ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I Certification Session

 

ASTM C1064 Temperature of Freshly Mixed Concrete
ASTM C72 Sampling of Freshly Mixed Concrete
ASTM C143 Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete
ASTM C138 Unit Weight, Yield and Air Content (Gravimetric) of Concrete
ASTM C231 Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method
ASTM C173 Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method
ASTM C31 Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

This certification is for personnel who test concrete in the field. It is an entry level certification with no prerequisites.

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.  Fee includes ACI study guide, review session, written and performance exams.

Training Registration Fee     Member  $150    Non Member  $225

The training session is highly recommended for those individuals certifying for the first time or those who are recertifying who need a refresher course. The training session includes two nights of classroom instruction and half a day of hands on practice with the testing equipment.

Hands-On Only Training Registration Fee     Member  $75    Non Member  $150

Hands-On Only Training includes a four hour session on a Saturday where you will have the opportunity to practice with the testing equipment and fresh concrete.

Written Only Exam or Performance Only Exam Registration Fee     Member  $185    Non Member  $260
For those individuals who failed their written or performance exam on their first testing attempt.  Fee includes 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 Certification Session Schedule

Training Session
Wednesday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Classroom Training
Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Classroom Training
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – Noon Hands-On Training w/Equipment

 

Testing Session
Wednesday 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. All ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I Certification sessions are held in Las Vegas.

 

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 sessions take place?

  5. What is your certification testing cancellation policy?

  6. What time do I test?

  7. Will a testing session be cancelled because of weather?

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

  9. What do I do if I fail the written or performance exam?

  10. 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 sessions are always in Las Vegas. The specific location for your training/testing class will be included in the confirmation letter you receive once you have registered. We will also enclose maps to all the facilities. If multiple locations are used for testing, it is your responsibility to provide transportation.

5. What is your certification testing 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. Will a testing session be cancelled because of weather?
No, rain or shine testing sessions are conducted.

8. 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.

9. What do I do if I fail the written or performance exam?
You can register to re-take a written or performance exam at any testing session. When you register just check the “written only” or “performance only” box on the registration form. There are fees for retaking a written or performance exam.

10. 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.