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Can tests be conducted by anyone?

Q. Can tests be conducted by anyone?


A. Tests must be conducted by individuals certified in the applicable categories. ACI provides certification for Concrete Construction Special Inspector, Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I, Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Level 1 and Level 2, Concrete Strength Testing Technician, Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 and Level 2, Aggregate/Soils Base Testing Technician, Masonry Field Testing Technician, and Masonry Laboratory Testing Technician. Many state agencies also provide certifications in these areas.


References: SP-1(02); ACI 311.6-18; ACI Certification

Topics in Concrete: Concrete Fundamentals; Quality Assurance; Testing of Concrete

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