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ACI Certifications

ACI’s certification programs provide you with the credentials to build the best concrete structures in the world.

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Adhesive Anchor
Installer

An individual who has demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend and execute instructions to properly install adhesive anchors in concrete.

Aggregate/Soils Base Testing Tech Exam

An Aggregate Base 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 and soils.

Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1

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.

Aggregate Testing Technician Level 2

An individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record and report the results of advanced laboratory procedures for aggregates.

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Concrete Construction Special Inspector

A person qualified to inspect and record the results of concrete construction inspection based on codes and job specifications. The program covers inspection during pre-placement, placement and post-placement operation.

Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1 Review Class Session

Classroom review intended to supplement student’s self-study of the ACI Field Exam preparation.

Concrete Flatwork
Associate Class & Exam

Concrete Flatwork Associate: A person who has demonstrated knowledge (via a written examination) on proper procedure to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork. 

Advanced Concrete Flatwork Finisher: A craftsman who has demonstrated the knowledge AND skills and/or experience necessary to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork.

Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1 Exam

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. 

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Concrete Flatwork
Associate Exam

Concrete Flatwork Associate: A person who has demonstrated knowledge (via a written examination) on proper procedure to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork. 

Advanced Concrete Flatwork Finisher: A craftsman who has demonstrated the knowledge AND skills and/or experience necessary to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork.

Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Level 1

An individual who has obtained concurrent certifications as both ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician AND ACI Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1.

 

Certification credentials will be automatically issued upon successfully obtaining concurrent certifications as both ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician and ACI Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1.

Concrete Strength Testing Technician

An individual who can demonstrate 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. 

Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Level 2

An individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of advanced laboratory procedures for aggregates and concrete. 

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Concrete Quality Technical Manager Certification

An individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and experience necessary to supervise an effective concrete quality control/quality assurance program and perform duties on behalf of the Architect/Engineer in technical matters pertaining to the concrete used in a project.

Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector

A person who has demonstrated proficiency in concrete inspection methods for transportation projects, including pre-placement, placement and post-placement operations. 

Self-Consolidating Concrete Testing Technician Exam

An individual who has demonstrated the knowledge of and ability to properly perform five standard test methods and practices on self-consolidating concrete. 

Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector

An Individual who has demonstrated the knowledge required to properly inspect the installation of post-installed adhesive and mechanical anchors in concrete.

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Residential Concrete Foundation Technician

An individual who has demonstrated knowledge of residential concrete foundation construction and the codes and standards that apply to this segment of the concrete construction industry.

Shotcrete Inspector

An individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and experience required to properly inspect the placement of shotcrete. The Inspector must understand the responsibilities and qualification requirements of the Nozzleman as well as the inspection requirements as cited in the documents governing the construction of the project.

Tilt-Up Supervisor 

A person who has demonstrated proficiency in and an understanding of overall on-site administrative and technical management for producing tilt-up projects by passing the ACI written examination and meeting work experience requirements.

Tilt-Up Technician

A person who has an understanding of overall on-site administrative and technical management for producing tilt-up projects by passing the ACI written examination, but who lacks sufficient work experience to qualify as a tilt-up supervisor.

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Masonry Field Testing Technician

An individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to perform sample preparation and testing of masonry construction-related materials — including materials for brick, structural clay tile, concrete masonry units, prisms, mortars, and grouts — in the field.

Masonry Laboratory
Testing Technician

An individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to perform laboratory procedures required for preparation and testing of masonry construction-related materials including brick, structural clay tile, concrete masonry units, prisms, mortars and grouts.

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