ACI Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 Certification

  • 08 Apr 2017
  • 6:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • ACI Office - 3900 Claymore Road, Ste. 160 Houston, Texas 77043

Registration

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

Registration is closed

   ACI Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 Certification

The Review for the Aggregates class will be held at the Argos Plant listed here, but the testing will be administered at the Terracon Consultants, Inc. laboratory located at 11555 Clay Road, Houston, Texas. 

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 100 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 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 ACI Office on Claymore Road.



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