Certifications

Certifications 2017-09-20T09:50:21+00:00

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In partnership with the American Concrete Institute (ACI) the Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association offers members and non-members alike access to ACI Certifications. Through a series of exams individuals are judged on their proficiency of a variety of topics pertaining to the concrete construction industry.

Members receive up to a 40% discount on all classes. Learn more about membership.

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If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact the Association offices by phone: 303-290-0303 or by email: emma@coloradocaa.org.

Please see the following for a list of the ACI Certifications that CRMCA currently offers.

  • Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1: A Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of seven basic field tests on freshly mixed concrete. Learn more about the certification.
  • Concrete Strength Testing Technician Certification: A Concrete Strength Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of four basic ASTM laboratory procedures related to the determination of concrete compressive and flexural strength. Learn more about the certification.
  • Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 Certification: An Aggregate Testing Technician – Level 1 is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of basic field and laboratory procedures for aggregates. Learn more about the certification.
  • Aggregate Testing Technician Level 2 Certification: An Aggregate Testing Technician – Level 2 is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of advanced laboratory procedures for aggregates. Learn more about the certification.
  • Laboratory Testing Technician Level 2 Certification: A Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician – Level 2 is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of advanced laboratory procedures for aggregates and concrete. A current certification as an ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Level 1 is required as a prerequisite to obtaining this certification. Learn more about the certification. *Note: 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.
  • Aggregate/Soils Base Testing Technician Certification: An Aggregate Base Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of basic field and laboratory procedures for aggregates and soils. Learn more about the certification.
  • Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Technician Certification: A Concrete Flatwork Finisher is a craftsman who has demonstrated knowledge about and the ability to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork. A Concrete Flatwork Technician is a person who is knowledgeable about proper procedures to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork, but who lacks sufficient work experience to qualify as a Concrete Flatwork Finisher. Learn more about the certification.
  • Specialty Commercial/Industrial Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Technician Certification: A Specialty Commercial/Industrial Concrete Flatwork Finisher & Technician is a person who has demonstrated a basic knowledge of finishing procedures for Specialty Commercial/Industrial Concrete Flatwork Finishing, including high tolerance floor construction, application of surface treatments, and silica fume concrete, and who has demonstrated skill in operating mechanized finishing equipment. A Specialty Commercial/Industrial Concrete Flatwork Technician is a person who has demonstrated a basic knowledge of finishing procedures for Specialty Commercial/Industrial Concrete Flatwork Finishing, including high tolerance floor construction, application of surface treatments, and silica fume concrete, but who lacks sufficient work experience and verified skills needed to qualify as a Specialty Commercial/Industrial Concrete Flatwork Finisher & Technician. Learn more about the certification.
  • Concrete Construction Special Inspector Certification: A Concrete Construction Special Inspector is a person qualified to inspect and record the results of concrete construction inspection based on codes and job specifications. The program covers inspection during preplacement, placement, and post-placement operations. Learn more about the certification.
  • Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector Certification: A Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector is a person who has demonstrated proficiency in concrete inspection methods for transportation projects, including preplacement, placement, and post-placement operations. A Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector-in-Training is a person who has demonstrated knowledge in concrete inspection methods for transportation projects, but does not have the experience required to qualify as an ACI Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector. Learn more about the certification.

Verify Personnel 

The ACI Certified Personnel Directory is for use by individuals and agencies to assist in the verification of active certifications held by specific individuals. The Directory may also be used by specifying agencies to determine if certified individuals reside in regions in adequate numbers to support requirements for certification in project specifications.