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Training Programs

ACI offers numerous programs to certify concrete craftsmen, technicians, supervisors, and inspectors. The following certification exams are offered by the Virginia Chapter of the American Concrete Institute. Click each program to get more information on each certification.

ATT1

Aggregate Testing Technician - Level 1

ACI Concrete Strength 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 class is recommended for laboratory technicians who are currently performing the tests listed below. Working knowledge of the following ASTM standards is helpful and strongly recommended.

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CSTT

Concrete Strength Testing Technician

ACI 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.

This class is recommended for laboratory technicians who are currently performing the tests listed below. Working knowledge of the following ASTM standards is required.

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FF&T

Flatwork Finisher & Technician

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.

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CIFT

Commercial/Industrial Flatwork Technician

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.

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CTCI

Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector

A Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector is a person who has demonstrated proficiency in concrete inspection methods for transportation projects, including pre-placement, placement, and post-placement operations.

The program requires a knowledge of concrete construction, including plans reading, soil-cement, piling installations, formwork installation and removal, reinforcements, embedments, sampling and testing freshly mixed concrete, conveying, placing, consolidation, finishing, jointing curing, and protection.

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CLT2

Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Level 2

A Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Level 2 is 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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AAI1

Adhesive Anchor Installer

An Adhesive Anchor Installer is an individual who has demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend, and execute instructions to properly install adhesive anchors in concrete. This includes demonstrating knowledge to properly assess ambient conditions, concrete condition, materials, equipment, and tools for installing adhesive anchors and determines when it is appropriate to proceed with installation of an adhesive anchor or when to seek guidance from a supervisor/foreman/project engineer.

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Our Mission

The Virginia Chapter – Improving and encouraging the use of concrete in the Commonwealth of Virginia by providing opportunities for education, training and certification; advancing design, construction, and innovation of concrete by linking producers, suppliers, engineers, architects, contractors, owners and other industry individuals

 

Upcoming Classes

Aggregate Testing Technician - Level 1
Concrete Strength Testing Technician
The ACI-CRSI Adhesive Anchor Installer


Latest News

21 May
Adhesive Anchor Certification
ACI Adhesive Anchor Technician Certification Program
October 21 and 22, 2015 at Froehling & Robertson, Inc, Richmond, VA
Call: 804.543-4417 for details and registration information
23 March
2014 COMMONWEALTH AWARD
The RSW Regional Jail is the 2014 winner. The award was presented to Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc and Mosely Architects at the Virginia Concrete Confernece March 5, 2015. The 180.000 sf, $56 million facility was a joint development of Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren counties that "doesn't look like a jail". The large quainity of concrete specificed in the project was an factor in receiving LEED Silver certification by USBGBC.

23 March
Ken Hover Returns to VA
FOUR MONTHS TILL: 10.7.2015 is an IMPORTANT Date for CONCRETE in VA
Ken Hover comes back to Williamsburg...Don't miss this opportunity to EXPERIENCE KEN LIVE

- PhD, PE Cornel Univ. Professor
- Past President - ACI International
- One of the 10 most Infiuential People in Concrete

WATCH FOR MORE INFORMATION IN THE COMING MONTHS!
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