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CERTIFICATION 2018-02-12T22:10:04+00:00

CERTIFICATION CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I (MDOT Class 1) 2018-02-13T01:42:28+00:00

This certification class has been developed for the purpose of certifying concrete technicians who have demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of seven basic field tests on freshly mixed concrete.

This two-day course involves a full day of classroom instruction. The second day begins with the written test followed by the performance test. ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who pass both the ACI written test and successfully complete the ACI performance examination.

Aggregate Testing Technician- Level 1 (MDOT Class 2): 2018-02-13T01:43:04+00:00

An Aggregate Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of basic field and laboratory procedures for aggregates.

This two-day course involves a full day of classroom instruction. The second day begins with a two-hour written test that is open book followed by the performance test. ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who pass both the ACI written test and successfully complete the ACI performance examination.

Aggregate Testing Technician – Level 2 2018-02-13T01:44:21+00:00

A Level 2 Aggregate Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of advanced laboratory procedures for aggregates.

This two-day course involves a full day of classroom instruction. The second day begins with a two-hour written test that is open book followed by the performance test. ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who hold current certification as an ACI Aggregate Testing Technician – Level 1, obtain a passing grade on the ACI written test and successfully complete the ACI performance examination.

Concrete Strength Testing Technician 2018-02-13T01:45:32+00:00

Concrete Strength Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of four basic laboratory procedures related to the determination of concrete compressive and flexural strength. ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who pass both the ACI written test and successfully complete the ACI performance examination.

This two-day course involves a full day of classroom instruction. The second day begins with a one-hour written test that is closed-book followed by the performance test. ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who pass both the ACI written test and successfully complete the ACI performance examination.

Concrete Flatwork Technician/Flatwork Finisher 2018-02-13T01:46:48+00:00

A Concrete Flatwork Finisher is a craftsman who has demonstrated knowledge about and the ability to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork.

A Concrete Flatwork Technician is a person who is knowledgeable about proper procedures to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork, but who lacks sufficient work experience to qualify as a Concrete Flatwork Finisher.

This two-day course involves a full day of classroom instruction followed by a two-hour written test that is closed-book. ACI grants a Concrete Flatwork Finisher/Technician certification to an examinee who meets the work experience requirement in finishing concrete flatwork and a passing grade on the ACI written test. Individuals without the necessary work experience may still become certified as an ACI Concrete Flatwork Technician by passing the written test alone.

MDOT Class 3 Concrete Technician 2018-02-13T01:47:19+00:00

MDOT Class 3 Concrete Technician class requires knowledge in the following areas of concrete construction for MDOT projects:

  • Standard Specification for Road and Bridge Construction
  • Proportion of Portland Cement Concrete Mixtures
  • Concrete Mixture Submittals, Eform, Field Verification, and Revisions
  • Special Concrete Mixtures for MDOT Projects

This three-day course includes two days of classroom instruction followed by a written test that is open-book on the third day.  A performance examination is not required.  This class is open to all applicants; however, certification will be granted only to those who have current certifications in Concrete Field Testing Technician (MDOT Class 1), Aggregate Testing Technician- Level 1 (MDOT Class 2), and Concrete Strength Testing Technician.

Pervious Concrete Contractor 2018-02-13T01:48:01+00:00

This NRMCA course requires knowledge in the following areas of pervious concrete construction:

  • General information about applications and use of pervious concrete 
  • Pervious concrete materials, mixture proportioning and production
  • Proper use of tools and equipment
  • General design principles of pervious concrete pavements

Three levels of certification are available: A Pervious Concrete Technician, Installer or Craftsman.

Written RETEST ONLY 2018-02-13T01:48:31+00:00

Written retesting is available for the following classes:

  • Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I (MDOT Class 1)
  • Aggregate Testing Technician- Level 1 (MDOT Class 2)
  • Aggregate Testing Technician – Level 2
  • Concrete Strength Testing Technician
  • MDOT Class 3 Concrete Technician
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