The certification was designed by ACI to promote better understanding of the ASTM procedures related to testing and acceptance of plastic concrete. This understanding will provide more reliable and accurate test results for better measurement of concrete performance.
A Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of seven basic field tests on freshly mixed concrete: Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have an International Certification and better understanding of the following ASTM testing procedures:
ASTM C 1064: Temperature of Freshly Mixed Portland Cement Concrete
ASTM C 172: Sampling of Freshly Mixed Concrete
ASTM C 143: Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete
ASTM C 138: Unit Weight, Yield & Air Content (Gravametric) of Concrete
ASTM C 231: Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by Pressure Method
ASTM C 173: Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by Volumetric Method
ASTM C 31: Making & Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
Certification is valid for 5 years.
Day One: 8am-5pm, Classroom Review, (Lunch on own)
Day Two: 8am Review, 9am Written Exam, Performance Exam (SDDOT Wash bay), SDDOT Plus Program Immediately Following (Mandatory for SDDOT), Lunch provided.
Course instructor: Greg Johnson, Terracon
**Steel toe boots/shoes, gloves and safety glasses required
It is the intention of SDRMCA to assist all individuals interested in becoming ACI Certified, however, our space and schedules are limited. If you need additional assistance finding a class to meet your needs, please contact SDRMCA or visit www.concrete.org to view additional course offerings.
**Please Note**: Enrollment is limited. Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received. Workbooks will be mailed to the address provided on the registration form. We reserve the right to cancel/combine classes that do not meet the minimum number of attendees. No shows will not be refunded. Substitutions are welcome.