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    Flatwork Finisher

    This class is given on an as-needed basis and if anyone is interested, please email Heather Caya 
    [email protected]

    ACI CERTIFICATION
    FLATWORK TECHNICIAN &
    FLATWORK FINISHER

    1 DAY TEST & REVIEW SESSION

    Certification as an ACI certified Flatwork Finisher or Flatwork Finishing Technician is a professional designation gaining recognition throughout the United States. The program is useful for experienced and apprentice concrete finishers to sharpen and round out their knowledge of concrete finishing. The class session is followed by a written examination.

    Applicants having a minimum of 4,500 hours of concrete finishing experience (2+ years), who pass the test will be Certified Concrete Flatwork Finishers. Applicants who pass the test, but do not have the required work experience, will be Certified Concrete Flatwork Technicians.

    Please be aware, owners, designers and project specifications are beginning to require this certification for concrete professionals working on their projects. This is a growing trend that we expect will increase in the future.

    Our Saturday session schedule is as follows:
    8:00 am - 9:00 am Planning for Slab-On-Ground, Concrete Materials, Mixtures,
    Proportioning and Testing
    9:00 am - 10:10 am Preparation, Floor Flatness, Placing Equipment, Finishing Tools
    10:10 am - 10:30 am Break
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm Finishing Procedures, Jointing, Curing, Finishing Problems
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Chapter Review
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Written Examination

    Registration: Done online Only!

    Session Fees:
    ACI MEMBER - $375.00 - Includes session, book, experience verification, & written examination
    NON-MEMBER - $425.00 - Includes session, book, experience verification, & written examination
    RE-TEST - $285.00 – Includes session and written re-exam (requires previous exam & no book)

    NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN AFTER YOUR BOOK IS ORDERED AND SHIPPED!


    Session/Exam Location:
    Old Castle Precast
    10650 Hemlock Avenue
    Fontana, Ca 92337

    PRE-CLASS INSTRUCTIONS
    ***PLEASE READ***
    Thank you for your interest in becoming certified as an ACI Flatwork Finisher or Flatwork Finishing Technician. In order to meet the growing demand of this program, we have recently made some changes in order to offer it as a one-day session. Historically, ACI offered this session as nine hours of review with a two-hour written examination, over the course of four weekday evenings. Although the time spent on review has now been reduced to five hours, the requirements placed upon the students to pass the examination remain the same.

    Your course workbook is intentionally supplied to you in advance of the scheduled session date. We strongly recommend that you thoroughly study the workbook prior to attending the session. There will only be a review of each chapter section, and clarification of the main core concepts; there is not enough time to review every concept and application of this course in depth. The responsibility lies upon the student to have a strong understanding of the required content before arriving to this session.

    As a reminder, applicants having a minimum of 4,500 hours of concrete finishing experience (2+ years), who pass the test will be Certified Concrete Flatwork Finishers. Applicants who pass the test, but do not have the required work experience, will be Certified Concrete Flatwork Technicians.

    We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, well-prepared, and we hope you find this instruction a valuable learning opportunity. Please bring a simple-use calculator (smart phones and TI “graphing” calculators are NOT allowed), a photo ID and a #2 pencil.