Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Level 1

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Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Level 1


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Definition:
A Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician—Level 1 is an individual who has obtained concurrent certifications as both ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician AND ACI Aggregate Testing Technician—Level 1.

Having obtained these certifications, this individual has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of a variety of laboratory procedures for concrete and aggregates.


Scope and Knowledge:
Certification as an ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician—Level 1 demonstrates a working knowledge of the following ASTM and/or AASHTO practices and test methods:

As an ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician:

  • 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


As an ACI Aggregate Testing Technician—Level 1:

  • T2–91—Sampling Aggregates
    D75–03—Sampling Aggregates
  • T248–11—Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size
    C702–98—Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size
  • T11–05—Materials Finer Than 75-µm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing
    C117–04—Materials Finer Than 75-µm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing
  • T27–11—Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
    C136–06—Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
  • T85–10—Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate
    C127–04—Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate
  • T84–10—Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
    C128–07a—Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
  • T255–00—Total Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying
    C566–97—Total Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying
  • T21–05—Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregate for Concrete
    C40–04—Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregate for Concrete


Certification Requirements:
There is no actual examination or application process for ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician—Level 1. Certification credentials will be automatically issued upon successfully obtaining concurrent certifications as both ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician AND ACI Aggregate Testing Technician—Level 1. Certification for Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician—Level 1 is valid for a period of five years from the date of completion of all certification requirements.


Study Material:
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CP-19, 22nd Ed.: Technician Workbook for ACI Certification of Concrete Strength Testing Technician

This workbook contains information about the ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician certification program, study questions, sample checklists, and a practice exam as well as reprints of all of the resource materials referenced by the certification examinations. The CSTT program covers the following ASTM practices and test methods: C617/C617M, C1231/C1231M, C39/C39M, and C78/C78M.


CP-44, 7th Ed.: Technician Workbook for ACI Certification of Aggregate Testing Technician—Level 1

This workbook contains information about the ACI Aggregate Testing Technician—Level 1 (ATT1) certification program, performance checklists, and reprints of all of the resource materials referenced by the certification examinations.