ACI Concrete Certification

ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician
Grade 1 Certification Exam

This program is intended as a review in preparation for certification testing. It is not for instructional purposes.   It is imperative that you study each of the individual sections of the course manual prior to the actual exam review session.

Our examiners suggest that you should read and review each section including the review questions, two to three times before the exam. Attendees should have a working knowledge of, and experience with, all of the testing methods that will be covered. Practicing these proficiencies prior to performance examination is strongly suggested.

The registration form linked below provides more information on the exam, locations, prices and PACA’s cancellation/transfer policies.  If you have additional questions, please contact Kallie Kline at or by calling the PACA office at 717.234.2603.

Fall/Winter 2014 Exam Dates

Download Fall / Winter 2014 ACI Brochure and Registration Form Here

October 28 & 29, 2014
State College, PA

November 11 & 12, 2014
Lititz, PA

December 9 & 10, 2014
Harrisburg, PA

December 18 & 19
Bethlehem, PA

 ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician
Grade 1 Tutorial Class

Fall/Winter 2014 Class Date(s)

December 6, 2014

How do I register?

Download the Registration Brochure here.

Where are these classes held?

Casilio Concrete
1035 Mauch Chunk Road
Bethlehem, PA 18016

Why should you attend this class?

If you are new to the industry, this is a tutorial to help you prepare for the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician- Grade 1 Certification Exam.

This training includes:

  •  Hands-on training utilizing the actual equipment used for testing.
  •  Classroom review for the written test.
  •  Preparation for the seven standard tests commonly associated with sampling and testing fresh concrete in the field.

What do you need to do to prepare for the Tutorial Class?

  • You will need to study the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade – 1 Workbook.  This book must be either purchased with this tutorial registration OR it is included when you register for a certification exam session as listed above.
  • Do all the questions at the end of the chapters and the sample test in your workbook
  • Complete the practice test and bring to class.

 ACI Concrete Flatwork Finishers Certification Course


A Concrete Flatwork Finisher/Technician is a craftsman who has demonstrated 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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