ACI Field Testing Certification Gr 1- Sioux Falls

  • 14 Dec 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • 15 Dec 2021
  • 4:00 PM
  • Ramkota/SDDOT Wash Bay-Door301 - Sioux Falls
  • 3

Registration

  • Registration includes classroom training, workbook, ASTM's and written/performance exam.
  • SDDOT Registration
  • SDRMCA Member Companies-
    You must be a currently paid member company.
  • This registration includes a written retest only.
    No study materials are included. Examinee is welcome to attend classroom training.

Register

This is a CERTIFICATION EVENT.  IT IS IMPORTANT TO STUDY THE WORKBOOK and PRACTICE THE PROCEDURES PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.

Study workbook, ASTM's and detailed agendas will be mailed prior to the event to the address provided with registrations. 

Class policies are posted at www.sdrmca.org/certifications.

Day One: (Ramkota- Amphitheater 2)

Bring:  Mask, workbook, pencil/highlighter, non-programmable calculator

8am Check In/Introductions

8:15 Review of ASTM Procedures

Noon Lunch (on own)

1pm Review of ASTM Procedures, Equipment available

Day Two: (Ramkota)

Bring:  Mask, Photo ID, Photocopy of your student id if student, workbook, #2 pencils, non-programmable calculator, PPE-safety glasses, gloves, steel toe/work boots-shoes

8:00am Review

9:00am Written Exam (1 hour)

Performance Exams  - Immediately following by scheduled time (SDDOT Wash Bay Door 301)

(Test times will be provided for performance exams to space out attendees.)

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 requires successful completion of both a hands on performance and written exam.

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.

**Steel toe boots/shoes, gloves, mask and safety glasses required.

**You must be physically able to perform the tests or request ADA accommodations from ACI's Certifications Department PRIOR to exam day.

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