POSTPONED - ACI Advanced Concrete Flatwork Finisher/Concrete Flatwork Associate Certification
The rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is unsettling, changing the daily life and the operations of many businesses, schools and workplaces. There is a great deal of uncertainty and we would like you to know that the health and well-being of people is what matters most. In accordance with public health measures that state any gathering over 50 people should be cancelled or postponed and noting the facilities do not meet the requirements for social distancing, we will be postponing the Concrete Alberta ACI Advanced Concrete Flatwork Finisher Program which was scheduled for April 28th, 2020. A future date for this event has not yet been set and you will be notified when the event has been rescheduled.
As concrete material and construction science continues to develop, more owners and engineers are beginning to require that the contractor, placing and finishing concrete slabs-on-ground, are certified to do the work. Why? Because as technology advances, so should the knowledge base of the concrete finisher or contractor! This is the best way for the builder or engineer to assure that their client will receive what has been specified. This one-day course provides you with the following essential information regarding cast-in-place concrete:
* Proper testing procedures * Architectural concrete
* Placement procedures * Curing requirements
* Finishing tools * Troubleshooting
New: Certification of finishers under this program is now one of two options to meet the requirements of the 16th Edition of the Albert Transportation Standard Specifications for Bridge Construction. Clause 4.16.5
To qualify for the Flatwork Finisher designation, you must achieve 70% or greater onthe examination as well as having 4500 hours of work experience and forthe Flatwork Technician designation, you must obtain 70% or greater on the examination with no work experience required. Those that successfully pas the examinaton will be certified by ACI-International of a five year period.
Exams are also available in Spanish. Request for a Spanish workbook and exam must be made by contacting our office at 780-436-5645.
The exam may be read to a candidate if they wish by making arrangements with our office prior to the day of the course.