January 8, 2020

2020 ACI FLATWORK ASSOCIATE & ADVANCED CONCRETE FLATWORK FINISHER

*IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are unemployed or employed by a government entity, a precast company, or conduct business primarily outside of the state of Ohio, you qualify for the AFFILIATE discount.  See rates below.  If you are unsure of your Ohio Concrete membership status, please call 614/891-0210 to verify before registering to avoid delays.

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Concrete Flatwork Associate, Finisher, and Advanced Finisher (2-days) 6 CPD hrs.
This program is designed to provide a basis for certifying concrete finishers. It is intended to alleviate misunderstandings related to proper field practices, increase owner satisfaction with concrete construction and prepare the concrete industry for  future specifications that require certification of flatwork finishers.  Individuals who can demonstrate their skills and credentials through ACI certification will increase their own opportunities as well as contribute to the advancement of the industry and the increased demand for quality concrete flatwork.

Ohio Concrete engineers conduct the one-day review and administer the written examination on the following day.  Examinations and work experience forms are graded and processed by ACI.

ACI will grant Concrete Flatwork Associate certification to those candidates who obtain a passing grade on the written examination.  The two-hour written examination is closed-book and consists of approximately 50 multiple-choice questions. The passing grade for the written examination is 70%.

Recertification is necessary every five years and requires successful completion of a written examination OR 10 hours documented continuing education from an approved source. Individuals with Concrete Flatwork Associate certification can upgrade to Advanced Finisher status upon submittal and approval of sufficient work experience or combination of sufficient work experience and passing the ACI performance examination. Certification at the Advanced Finisher level is valid for the remainder of the original Associate certification period.

ACI will grant Concrete Flatwork Finisher certification to those candidates who possess 1,500 hours of actual on-the-job finishing experience (approximately one year of regular full-time work) AND successfully pass the performance examination.

Recertification is necessary every five years and requires successful completion of either a performance examination OR a combination of 10 hours documented continuing education from an approved source and 1500 additional hours of verified continuing work experience attained within the previous 5 years. Individuals with Concrete Flatwork Finisher certification can upgrade to Advanced Finisher status upon successful completion of the written examination. Certification at the Advanced Finisher level is valid for the remainder of the original Finisher certification period.

ACI will grant Advanced Concrete Flatwork Finisher certification to those candidates who obtain a passing grade on the written examination PLUS either possess 1,500 hours of actual on-the-job finishing experience (approximately one year of regular full-time work) AND successfully complete the performance examination, OR  possess 4,500 hours of actual on-the-job finishing experience (approximately three years of regular full-time work).

Recertification is necessary every five years and requires successful completion of either a written examination, or a combination of 10 hours documented continuing education from an approved source and 4500 hours of verified continuing work experience attained within the previous 5 years.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations subject to a $15 processing fee. Cancellations must be made at least 7 days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund. “NO SHOWS” will be charged full registration fees. No credits will be carried over to the next year. A late fee of $15 will be assessed to those registering within 7 days of the examination. Classes are subject to cancellation based on the number of registrants. Registrants will be notified at least one week prior to the start of the course of any cancellations or changes. Course fees are subject to change

*AFFILIATE status applies to unemployed individuals, companies conducting business primarily outside of Ohio, government employees or precast employees.

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