This is a CERTIFICATION EVENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO STUDY THE WORKBOOK and PRACTICE THE PROCEDURES PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
Study workbooks, detailed agendas and policies will be mailed prior to the event to the address provided with registrations.
Day One: (Ramkota)
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
7:30am Check In/Exam Instructions
8:00am Written Exam (1 hour)
9:15am Performance Exams Begin (SDDOT Wash Bay - Door 301)
(Scheduled times will be provided 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.
**A Covid Questonnaire and temp checks will be completed upon entry to testing facilities each day.
**You must be physically able to perform the tests or request ADA accommodations from ACI's Certifications Department PRIOR to exam day.
**Please Note**: Enrollment is limited. Detailed agendas and event information 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.