Event Details

ACI Field Testing Technician Certification

  • 08 Apr 2017
  • 6:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Argos Ready Mix Plant - 5511 Renwick Drive Houston, Texas 77081


  • This program includes a workshop, practice session and written and performance testing to Achieve ACI Field Grade 1 Certification
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The written exam portion only of the Field 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.

Registration is closed

 ACI Concrete Field Grade 1 Testing Technician Certification

This is a two day program conducted in the Houston, Texas area. Day 1 (Saturday April 1nd) consists of a classroom review session  Day 2 (Saturday April 8th) includes the 60-minute written exam followed by the performance (hands-on) exam. The package price includes the review and hands-on practice, the exams, all certification fees and the ACI workbook for this program.

Register on-line here by clicking on the "Register" button at the bottom left side of this page.

A Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I is 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.

Scope and Knowledge

The program requires a working knowledge of the following ASTM test methods and practices:

  • C1064/C1064M - Temperature of Freshly Mixed Hydraulic-Cement Concrete

  • C172 - Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete

  • C143/C143M - Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete

  • C138/C138M - Density (Unit Weight), Yield, and Air Content (Gravimetric) of Concrete

  • C231 - Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method

  • C173/C173M - Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method
  • C31/C31M - Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
Please download the attached 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 April 01, 2017 beginning at 0645 at the Argos Ready Mix Plant.

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