Note: Due to COVID, SDRMCA's traditional class format will be modified. By registering, you are acknowledging that masks will be required in addition to traditional PPE. 6 ft spacings will be provided during classroom trainings and arrival times will be given for performance testing.
Please do not attend if you have a mild cold like symptoms, a fever, have been exposed to someone with COVID, or if you are waiting on your own COVID test.
No food will be served during this event.
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.CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
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) Ramkota Hotel
Day Two: 8am Review, 9am Written Exam - Ramkota, Performance Exam Immediately following.
You will be given a time to arrive for your Performance Exam (SDDOT Wash bay). Plan to complete several tests at the same station. Equipment will be sanitized between examinees.
SDDOT Plus Program (DOT Conf Room) will begin when all participants are completed. This is a mandatory program for the DOT.
Course instructor: Greg Johnson, Terracon
**Steel toe boots/shoes, gloves, mask 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. Detailed agendas and class materials 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 or as COVID conditions may require. Substitutions are welcome but must be communicated to SDRMCA in advance.