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 & study videos are posted at www.sdrmca.org/certifications.
Day One: (The Dakota Event Center - "The DEC")
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: (The Dakota Event Center - "The DEC")
Bring: Mask, Photo ID, workbook, #2 pencils, non-programmable calculator, PPE-safety glasses, gloves, steel-toe work boots/shoes
8:00am Review (Breakfast on your own)
9:00am Written Exam (1 hour)
Performance Exams - Immediately following by scheduled time (SDDOT Region/Wash Bay, US Hwy 12)
(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.
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.