Continuing Education
2310 Centennial Road
105 Student Activities Center
Salina, KS 67401-8196
 
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ACI Concrete Field Tester (Class)

Certification Methods

The CIT Program provides three methods for obtaining the American Concrete Institute (ACI) certification:

1. Register for the entire “ACI Concrete Field Tester Certification” class and pass the written and performance exams.

2. Register to attend the “ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Certification Review Class,” and pass the

   written and performance exams.

3. Register for the “ACI Concrete Field Test-Only” and pass the written and performance exams.

Note: Contractors and Consultants can sponsor local ACI certification written and performance exams if they supply an ACI certified P.E. and supplemental examiners. For more information, contact Joe Hug, ACI Kansas Chapter Chairman at 620-473-2222

Prerequisite:

Pass Basic Math test at least 30 days prior to enrolled class date.

Course Description:

The Kansas Department of Transportation requires this course for persons testing concrete in the field.

Learning Objectives:

Sample freshly mixed concrete

Determine the unit weight, yield, slump of concrete

Use a pressure meter to determine the air content of fresh concrete.

Use a roll-a-meter to determine the air content of freshly mixed concrete by the volumetric method. 

Make and cure concrete test specimens.

Determine the temperature of freshly mixed Portland Cement Concrete.

Books:

ACI Concrete Field Workbook included in course fee

Cost:

$600

Dates and Locations:

November 5-7, 2013 – Salina

January 21-23, 2014 – Salina

February 25-27, 2014 – Salina

March 25-27, 2014 – Salina

April 15-17, 2014 – Salina

Class Start Time:

All days: 8 a.m.

Testing Information:

Exam: This course requires a written exam and a performance exam which are given on the last day.

     Score: A score of 60% on each portion of the written exam plus a 70% overall score is required to pass. Failure on any part of the written exam requires a full retest. Failure on any performance sub test requires retest on the entire performance exam.

     Re-takes: Anyone needing to re-take the written and/or performance exams will be notified by mail from the CIT office with the re-take dates and re-take registration form.

Re-takes are given on a testing day and must be taken within one year of the original test date. Written re-take fee: $145. Performance Re-take fee: $110