ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade 1

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For all personnel involved in testing fresh concrete. ASTM C94 and ACI 301 require technicians to have demonstrated an ability equivalent to ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician-Grade I certification.

A half day review, with exams administered the following day, is sponsored by OCAPA in cooperation with the American Concrete  Institute (ACI). It is conducted by a Professional Engineer and graded by ACI.
Those successfully completing both the ACI written and performance examinations will receive a wallet card from ACI certifying them as an ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I. Certification is valid for 5 years.
· Familiarity with basic algebra.
· A working knowledge of the following ASTM Standards:
     -C 172 - Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete
     -C 1064 -Temperature of Freshly Mixed Portland Cement Concrete
     -C 143 - Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete
     -C 138 -Unit Weight, Yield, and Air Contentof Concrete
     -C 231 - Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by thePressure Method
     -C 173 - Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the VolumetricMethod
     -C 31 - Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
·You must be familiar with your testing equipment and be able to proceed through testing procedures without coaching or comment from the examiner or others.
· Students must provide their own equipment or arrange to share equipment.
No more than two students per equipment set.
· You must provide your previous ACI# on the registration form.
· If you are recertifying, ACI requires successful completion of both the performance
and written examinations.
· Individuals that are recertifying are not required to attend the review
· ACI exams (written or performance) are not administered outside of scheduled
class dates.

Cancellations, Rescheduling & Substitutions

CANCELLATION POLICY: All Cancellations, Reschedules and Substitutions are subject to a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made at least 14 days before the start of the class to receive a refund. Material fees are non-refundable.
RESCHEDULING: Rescheduling to another class must be made at least 14 days before the start of the class.
SUBSTITUTIONS: Substitutions are only allowed between students within the same firm at least 14 days before the start of the class.
NO SHOWS: "No-shows" will not be rescheduled or refunded. Classes are subject to cancellation based upon the number of registrants. Registrants will be notified no later than 7 days prior to the start of the class of any cancellations. Prices are subject to change without notice. No credits will be carried over past June 30th of current year. Photo ID will be required for all exams.