ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician

March 19, 2021 3:30 PM to March 20, 2021 12:00 PM

Western Technologies
3737 East Broadway Road
Phoenix, AZ 85040

ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician Certification

This is a two day program that includes a 2 to 4 hour review session on Friday afternoon and the written and performance exams on Saturday morning. The package price includes the review, the exams, all certification fees and the ACI workbook for this program (CP-19).  For those needing a re-test, you will attend the Saturday morning exam session only.  Face protection and gloves are required for the exams.  Please stay home and we will reschedule you if you do not feel well.  ID is required and safety glasses for the Hands On exam.  Long pants and closed toe shoes required.  

A Concrete Strength Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of four basic laboratory procedures related to the determination of concrete compressive and flexural strength.

Scope and Knowledge:
The program requires a working knowledge of the following ASTM practices and test methods:

  • C617/C617M—Capping Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
  • C1231/C1231M—Unbonded Caps for Concrete Cylinders
  • C39/C39M—Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
  • C78/C78M—Flexural Strength of Concrete

Job-task analysis (JTA) for ACI Certification of Concrete Strength Testing Technician

Certification Requirements:

ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who meet both of the following requirements:

  1. A passing grade on the ACI written examination, and
  2. Successful completion of the ACI performance examination.

The one-hour written examination is closed-book and consists of approximately 40 multiple-choice questions. There are at least eight questions on each of the practices and test methods. To pass the written examination, both of the following conditions must be met:

  1. At least 60% correct for each of the required practices and test methods, and
  2. A minimum score of 70% overall.

The performance examination is also closed-book and requires actual demonstration of the required practices and test methods. The examinee is judged on his/her ability to correctly perform all of the required steps for each procedure. 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 requests 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 the ACI Certification Department regarding ADA issues, call 248-848-3790.  This must be done prior to attending any certificaction program.


$390.00 Member Registration

$490.00 Non Member Registration

$175.00 Written Retest Only

$175.00 Written Retest Only

$175.00 Performance Retest Only

$175.00 Performance Retest Only