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ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I Certification Exam Information

Definition

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.

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Fall-Winter 2021 Semester

Test Procedures

About the Exam

  • ASTM procedures covered
  • Written exam procedure
  • Performance exam procedure
  • Scores needed to pass exam

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Before the Exam - During the Exam - After the Exam

  • How to prepare for the exam
  • Review and study tips
  • About registering to take the exam
  • What happens the day of the exam
  • What happens after you've taken the exam

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Registration Instructions - Covid Protocol Information

  • Member vs non-member rate information
  • Registration procedures
  • Registration tips
  • Current Covid-19 protocols that will be enforced onsite the day of the exam

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Cancellation Policies - Transfer Policies - Attendee Policies - Contact Procedures

  • What to do if you need to cancel your exam and fees that apply
  • What to do if you wish to transfer to a new exam date and policies that apply
  • Substituting one attendee for another
  • Policies relating to those attending the exam
  • When to contact ACI directly and when to contact PACA

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Exam Information

Two-Day Exam Schedule

Day One - WRITTEN EXAM

7:30 AM - Registration / COVID-19 protocols

8:00 AM - Full review of test materials

Noon - Lunch (provided)

1:00 PM - One-hour timed written exam

After the exam - Practice session for performance exam - held at the discretion of the instructor

Day Two - PERFORMANCE EXAM:

You will be assigned a time to return on day two for your performance exam at its scheduled location. Please note that lunch is NOT provided on day two.

Current Covid Protocols

PACA strictly adheres to the policies and protocols of the CDC, the Pennsylvania Governor’s office and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Current exam protocols are subject to change based on changes to guidances.

You will be required to follow any requirements of the venue related to COVID-19 mitigation measures. If you are not feeling well or have any COVID-related symptoms (including fever of 100.4 F or higher, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, or lack of taste or smell), please do not attend this event. Consistent with CDC guidance, if you have traveled outside of the country within the past 14 days, we ask that you attend this event only if you have had a negative COVID-19 test result within 3-5 days after your return.

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Fall2021 ACI Registration Info

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Exam Dates

Please note: Exam registration will close for each location on the date listed or when exam capacities are met, whichever is comes first.

If you attempt to register and are unable to complete the transaction, it may mean that the exam has filled and registration has been automatically closed.

Dates and Locations Available

September 14, 2021 - WRITTEN RETEST ONLY

For those who initially failed their written exam and need to retake it. No performance exam provided on this day.

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Registration will close for this exam on September 9, 2021.

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September 15-16, 2021 - Wilkes-Barre, PA

September 15 - written exam - Wilkes-Barre, PA

September 16 - performance exam - Pittston, PA

Registration will close for this exam on September 10, 2021.

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October 6-7, 2021 - Leesport, PA

October 6 - written exam - Leesport, PA

October 7 - performance exam - Leesport, PA

Registration will close for this exam on October 1, 2021.

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October 20-21, 2021 - State College, PA

October 20 - written exam - Boalsburg, PA

October 21 - performance exam - State College, PA

Registration will close for this exam on October 15, 2021.

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November 3-4, 2021 - Lancaster, PA

November 3 - written exam - Manheim, PA

November 4 - performance exam - Lititz, PA

Registration will close for this exam on October 29, 2021.

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December 8-9, 2021 - Harrisburg, PA

December 8 - written exam - Harrisburg, PA

December 9 - performance exam - Harrisburg, PA

Registration will close for this exam on December 3, 2021.

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December 14, 2021 - WRITTEN RETEST ONLY

For those who initially failed their written exam and need to retake it. No performance exam provided on this day.

Bethlehem, PA

Registration will close for this exam on December 9, 2021.

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December 15-16, 2021 - Bethlehem, PA

December 15 - written exam - Bethlehem, PA

December 16 - performance exam - Bethlehem, PA

Registration will close for this exam on December 10, 2021.

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Questions?

For questions regarding the registration process, follow up after taking an exam, etc., contact Kallie Kline.

For questions regarding specific content in the exam and testing procedures, contact Ken Crank.

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