Arizona Chapter
American Concrete Institute


  • 10 Nov 2017
  • 1:00 PM
  • 11 Nov 2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • Western Technologies 3737 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040
  • 10


  • An individual member, or an employee of a corporate member of the Arizona Chapter of ACI (an employee must be registered by a company representative who has a log in for this site)

ACI Concrete Lab Level 2 Testing Technician Certification

This is a two day program that includes a classroom review session on Friday, January 15th and the written and performance exams on Saturday, January 16th. The package price includes the review, the exams, all certification fees and the ACI workbook for this program (CP-18).

Important Note - You must have a current ACI Field Testing Tech Grade 1 Certification in order to enroll in this session and you must bring your certification card.

Registger on-line here by clicking on the "Register" button at the bottom left side of this page.

A Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Level 2 is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of advanced laboratory procedures for aggregates and concrete.

Scope and Knowledge 

The program requires a working knowledge of the following ACI and ASTM documents:

  • ACI 214 - Evaluation of Strength Test Results of Concrete*

  • ACI 211.1 - Selecting Proportions for Concrete *     
  • ASTM C192/C192M - Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory [This standard also requires the knowledge and ability to perform ASTM C143 (Slump), C173 and C231 (Air Content), C138 (Unit Weight), and C1064 (Temperature).]
  • ASTM C470/C470M - Molds for Forming Concrete Test Cylinders Vertically *
  • ASTM C496/C496M - Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens * 
  • ASTM C42/C42M - Obtaining and Testing Drilled Cores and Sawed Beams *

* Written exam only
Certification Requirements

 ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who meet all of the following requirement

    1. Have at least one year (2000 hours) of approved work experience or a combination of work experience and education, AND         


    2. Hold current certification as an ACI Lab Testing Technician One and,         
    3. Obtain a passing grade on the ACI written examination, AND
    4. Successfully complete the ACI performance examination.         


    The two-hour written examination is open-book and consists of approximately 75 multiple choice questions. There are between eight and twelve questions on each of the documents. 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 ASTM Practice C192/C192M. 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.

      Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

      ACI Certification programs are ADA compliant.

      Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the ACI Certification Department for further information on how to proceed. All requested for special accommodations under ADA are handled on a case-by-case basis and must be made allowing enough time for evaluation and appropriate action by ACI.  To contact he contact the ACI Certification Department regarding ADA issues, call 248-848-3790.  This must be done prior to attending any certification program offered by our Chapter


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