ACI Field Testing Technician Certification

    August 11, 2018
    6:45 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Terracon Consultants
    11555 Clay Road
    Houston, TX 77043
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    ACI Agg 1 Testing Technician Certification

    Definition:

    An Aggregate Testing Technician—Level 1 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.

    Scope and Knowledge:

    The program requires a working knowledge of the following AASHTO/ASTM standards:

    • T2–91—Sampling Aggregates

      D75–03—Sampling Aggregates

    • T248–11—Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size

      C702–98—Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size

    • T11–05—Materials Finer Than 75-µm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing

      C117–04—Materials Finer Than 75-µm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing

    • T27–11—Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates

      C136–06—Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates

    • T85–10—Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate

      C127–04—Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate

    • T84–10—Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate

      C128–07a—Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate

    • T255–00—Total Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying

      C566–97—Total Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying

    • T21–05—Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregate for Concrete

      C40–04—Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregate for Concrete

    Job-task analysis (JTA) for ACI Aggregate Testing Technician—Level 1

    Certification Requirements:

    ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who meet both of the following requirements:

    1. A passing grade on the ACI written examination, and

    2. Successful completion of the ACI performance examination.

    The two-hour written examination is open-book and consists of approximately 72 multiple-choice questions. There are eight to 12 questions on each of the standards.

    To pass the written examination, both of the following conditions must be met:

    1. At least 60% correct for each of the required standards, and

    2. A minimum score of 70% overall.

    The performance examination is closed-book and requires actual demonstration of the required standards. The examinee is judged on his/her ability to correctly perform or describe all of the required procedures for each standard.

    Recertification is necessary every five years and requires successful completion of both the written and performance examinations

    Please download the Waiver and bring to class!

    NO REFUNDS FOR NO SHOWS! 24 Hour notice MUST be given for a ONE TIME Transfer of the Registration

    The workshop for the test will be held on August 04, 2018 beginning at 0645 at Terracon Consultants located at 11555 Clay Road Houston, Texas 77043.

    Registration Pricing:

    • Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 Certification – $500.00

      This program includes a workshop, practice session and written and performance testing to Achieve ACI Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 Certification

    • Aggregate Testing Technician Performance Retesting – $250.00

      This is for those who did not successfully pass the performance/hands on portion of the certification. This can be taken as many times as needed within one calendar year of failing this portion of the certification the first time.

    • Aggregate Testing Technician Recertification – $450.00

      In order to qualify for the reduced "Recertification" fee, recertification is defined by ACI as: A process undertaken prior to expiration of original certification by which a certified individual renews certification by successfully completing the current certification requirements.

    • Aggregate Testing Technician Written Retest – $250.00

      The written exam portion only of the Aggregate Testing Technician program. Retesting can be taken as many times as needed within one calendar year of taking it the first time and did not pass. The entire test must be retaken.

    Tickets

    Remaining Seats:

    $500.00 Member Ticket - Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 Certification

    $450.00 Member Ticket - Aggregate Testing Technician Recertification

    $250.00 Member Ticket - Aggregate Testing Technician Performance Retesting

    $250.00 Member Ticket - Aggregate Testing Technician Written Retest

    $500.00 Non-Member Ticket - Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 Certification

    $450.00 Non-Member Ticket - Aggregate Testing Technician Recertification

    $250.00 Non-Member Ticket - Aggregate Testing Technician Performance Retesting

    $250.00 Non-Member Ticket - Aggregate Testing Technician Written Retest