Aggregate Base Testing Technician

     The Southern California Chapter of ACI would like to announce the availability for the Aggregate Base Testing Technician Certification.  This certification is designed for all personnel involved in laboratory testing and consists of a written and performance examination of the following AASHTO and/or ASTM standards:

    T2 / D75 - Sampling Aggregates

    T248 / C702 - Reducing Field Samples of Aggregates toTesting Size

    T87* / D421 - Dry Preparation of Disturbed Soil and Soil Aggregate Samples for Test

    T89 / D4318  - Determining the Liquid Limits of Soils

    T90 / D4318 - Determining the Plastic Limit and Plasticity Index of Soils

    T88 / C422 - Particle Size Analysis of Soils

    T265 / D2216  - Laboratory Determination of Moisture Content of Soils

    T180 / D1557 - Moisture-Density Relations of Soils Using a 4.54-kg (10-lb) Rammer and a 457-mm (18-in) Drop

    T99 / D698 - Moisture-Density Relations of Soils Using a 2.5-kg (5.5-lb) Rammer and a 305-mm (12-in) Drop

    *--NO PERFORMANCE EXAM ON THIS STANDARD

    Schedule of the PROGRAM Procedure meeting is: 

    Session 16a - April 3, 2018                5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Session 16b - July 10, 2018               5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Session 16c - October 2, 2018          5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Location of the PROGRAM Procedure meeting will be at:

    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

    700 Moreno Avenue

    La Verne, CA 91750

    Registration – NOT Current Member of ACI SoCal

    $475.00

    Registration – Current ACI SoCal Member

    $425.00

    Re-examination Fee (written examination only)

    $225.00

    Re-examination Fee (performance exam only)

    $275.00

    Rescheduling fee

    $  75.00


    Please note this is not a training class and there is no examination at the scheduled Program Procedure meeting.  Attendance to the Program Procedure meeting is MANDATORY, as study material will be handed out at this meeting.  Please sign up for ONE Program Procedure meeting (April, July, or October).  The performance examinations will be held at each applicant's respective laboratory, or a lab of ACI’s choice and a schedule of all examinations (written and performance) will be determined during the Program Procedure meeting.  All applications and fees must be received at least 14 days prior to the Program Procedure meeting and pre-registration is mandatory.  Please mail your application and payment, as noted in the application.

    Please join us this year to become part of the certified technicians of standards that we strive to uphold.  Experience and knowledge of concrete testing of the previously mentioned ASTM/AASHTO procedures is highly recommended.

    **** AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ****

    In regards to requests for accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is not the Sponsoring Group’s responsibility to judge whether or not the individual could do the job if certification is granted. The Sponsoring Group’s only concern is whether or not the individual’s request for accommodation can be provided for and is reasonable. Under the act, the individual making the request must provide written documentation from a doctor or other healthcare provider. The individual must also provide a reasonable amount of lead time to fulfill the special request. We recommend that you include your ADA policy on your web site and/or certification registration forms. The following is provided as an example: 

    “If you have a disability that may impact your participation in this activity, please check here and append a statement regarding your disability-related needs. Someone will contact you prior to the program to discuss accommodations. We cannot assure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior written notification of need.”

    Upon receipt of a request for ADA accommodation please contact John Nehasil at john.nehasil@concrete.org for further instruction. Be sure to copy aciscc@cox.net on your request!

    Contact Heather Caya at aciscc@cox.net if you need to reschedule or cancel. The fee will be $75 for either.

    Please register online regardless of how you pay to reserve your spot!

    Upcoming Courses

    Aggregate Base April 3, 2018

    Aggregate Base April 3, 2018
    April 03, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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    Aggregate Base July 10, 2018

    Aggregate Base July 10, 2018
    July 10, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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    Aggregate Base October 2, 2018

    Aggregate Base October 2, 2018
    October 02, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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