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ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician Certification

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 involved in laboratory testing for determination of compressive and flexural strength of concrete. This is an entry level certification with NO prerequisites:

 

ASTM C39

Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens

ASTM C78

Test Method for Flexural Strength of Concrete (Using Simple Beam w/Third point loading)

ASTM C617

Standard Practice for Capping Cylindrical Concrete Specimens

ASTM C1231

Standard Practice for Use of Unbonded Caps in Determination Compressive Strength of Hardened Concrete Cylinders

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 Registration Fee     Member  $350                             Non Member  $425
For those individuals certifying for the first time or those recertifying.  Fee includes ACI study guide, classroom review session, written and performance exams.

Training Registration Fee             Member  $125                             Non Member  $200
The training session is highly recommended for those individuals certifying for the first time and includes two nights of classroom and hands-on laboratory instruction.

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 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 certifications sessions are held in Las Vegas.


Sample Certification Session Schedule

 

Training Session

Monday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Classroom/Laboratory Training
Tuesday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Classroom/Laboratory Training

 

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 and times. 

 

All ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician Certification Training classes 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 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 training sessions are always held at a local testing laboratory in Las Vegas. The specific locations for your training classes will be included in the confirmation letter that 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.