Certification ACI Houston

The ACI Houston Chapter has been bringing together individuals, groups and businesses with a common interest in concrete for over 15 years. We are the sponsoring group for Southeast Texas providing performance and written exams for ACI Certification in the following disciplines:

  • Grade 1 Field Technician
  • Laboratory Technician Level 2
  • Strength Testing Technician
  • Aggregate Technician, Level 1 & 2

Written exams are provided in the disciplines listed below:

  • Concrete Flatwork
  • Concrete Construction Special Inspector
  • Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector

The following dates have been set for 2017 and may be found by browsing the calendar below



January 14th

January 21st

April 1st

April 8th

June 3rd

June 10th

July 7th **

July 8th

August 5th

August 12th

October 7th

October 14th

December 1st **

December 2nd

The workshop is included in the cost of the test. Breakfast and lunch are provided at the workshop. Breakfast is provided at the exam, but students are advised to bring their lunch. Student handbooks are distributed at the workshop and will not be available on the day of the exams. Student handbooks are not mailed, but may be picked up at the local ACI office (with prior arrangements).  Please contact John Mills to make arrangements at john.mills@terracon.com.

 July 8th and December 2nd are 1-day re-certification classes with a written test review on the day prior to the test (1 – 5 p.m). This review is for Field Level 1 and Strength Tester only. Companies who choose to send non-certified personnel may do so with the understanding that there is not a review of the performance exam.

Locations of workshops and tests:

Field Level 1, Strength Tester (Workshop, test and 1-day review)
Argos Ready Mix Plant (laboratory)
5511 Renwick Drive
Houston, Texas 77081

All Other Tests
Terracon Consultants, Inc.
3900 Claymore Drive, Suite 160
Houston, Texas 77043

Exam Questions: Mark Dornak (mark.dornak@terracon.com)

Registration Questions: Rachele Fairley (rachelefairley@sbcglobal.net)

Argos Ready Mix Plant – Long Pants and steel-toed boots.
Terracon Consultants, Inc. – Long Pants, steel-toed boots, and safety glasses.

Failure to show up with the proper PPE will result in being dismissed from the class and/or test. Refund or transfer will not be permitted.

If you are a supervisor or administrator enrolling an employee, it is your responsibility to ensure the above information is relayed to the Examinee.

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