ACI Self-Consolidating Concrete Testing Technician Course (Oct 2021)

October 27, 2021 @ Written Portion: Four Points Cambridge; Performance Portion: Forterra

ACI Ontario Chapter with assistance from Concrete Ontario is sponsoring this one-day examination.

Self-Consolidating Concrete Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge of and ability to properly perform five standard test methods and practices on self-consolidating concrete.

Scope and Knowledge:
This program assesses proficiency in the following ASTM test methods and practices:

  • C1610/C1610M—Static Segregation of Self-Consolidating Concrete Using Column Technique
  • C1611/C1611M—Slump Flow of Self-Consolidating Concrete
  • C1621/C1621M—Passing Ability of Self-Consolidating Concrete by J-Ring
  • C1712—Rapid Assessment of Static Segregation Resistance of Self-Consolidating Concrete Using Penetration Test
  • C1758/C1758M—Fabricating Test Specimens with Self-Consolidating Concrete

An online review session will be held on Tuesday, October 26th. Further information will be made available after registration. 

The written portion of this exam will be hosted at the Four Points by Sheraton Cambridge – Kitchener. Please note that as of September 22, 2021 event facilities across the province of Ontario require proof of vaccination upon entry. 

Last day to register is Wednesday, October 20th

PPE REQUIREMENTS – Mask, Safety Boots, Eye Protection, Hardhat, Safety Vest, Gloves and Jeans 
 If you require further information, please contact Janelle Emanuel @ [email protected]

Your enrollment fee includes:

  • 1 Workbook (couriered upon receipt of registration & payment)
  • 1 Practical Exam (To be completed at Forterra)
  • 1 Written Exam (To be completed at Four Points by Sheraton Cambridge – Kitchener)
  • Complimentary Membership to ACI Ontario Chapter

 WORKBOOKS WILL BE COURIERED TO YOU UPON RECEIPT OF PAYMENT.

PLEASE STUDY THE WORKBOOK PRIOR TO THE COURSE!  YOU MUST COME PREPARED FOR THE EXAM!

If any accommodations are needed by a participant to complete either the written or performance exam, please notify Concrete Ontario at the time of registration. Accommodations are only provided if the examinee makes the request prior to the exam date. To qualify, the participant will need to submit a doctors note stating the reason and need for the specific accommodations.

Test accommodations include (but are not limited to):

  • Assistive personnel
  • Additional testing time
  • Break time

The written portion of this exam will be hosted at the Four Points by Sheraton Cambridge – Kitchener. Please note that as of September 22, 2021 event facilities across the province of Ontario require proof of vaccination upon entry. 

PPE is mandatory and all participants must comply with the outlined safety procedures. A very limited supply of extra masks, gloves and hand sanitizer will be available for individuals who may require them.

COVID-19 safety protocols have been developed and will be in full effect including temperature checks, face coverings and physically distanced written and performance exams. These protocols have been tested and successfully implemented on numerous other certification courses. For more information, please contact Oliver Xiao, P.Eng. at [email protected]

  1. All visitors must watch our corporate safety video at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ForterraSafetyTraining.  They can watch the video ahead of time and must show a printed or electronic copy of their receipt when they arrive.
  2. All visitors must also complete our COVID screening questions.  Attendees can complete this before leaving home in the morning of Oct 27 at https://form.jotform.com/202718323183047 OR we’ll have a QR code to this survey available for them to complete on their smartphone when they arrive.
  3. Mandatory PPE:  steel toe boots, safety glasses, hard hat and safety vest.
  4. Mandatory COVID PPE: face masks must be worn at all times.  A face shield is not acceptable.
  5. Please park in our staff parking lot at Forterra Building Products, 2099 Roseville Rd in Cambridge.  Google Map – https://goo.gl/maps/SyvVoZegRUPMxLw57.  A staff member will meet you to confirm the above items are complete and escort you to the course location.