*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.
CONCRETE TECHNICIAN – LEVEL 1 (5-days) 30 CPD hrs.
Designed by the Rhodes State College Division of Engineering and Industrial Technology and the Department of Civil Engineering Technology, in cooperation with Ohio Concrete, this course is for those who are interested in advancing their knowledge and skills as a concrete technician. This course is designed on the high school graduate or college level as an introduction into civil engineering technology and concrete construction techniques.
The curriculum includes 5 days of instruction including quizzes and written examinations. The course is taught by Ohio Concrete Professional Engineers and is divided into the two following sections:
Concrete Materials & Additives
To function as a concrete technician, one must have an understanding of the materials and additives used in concrete. Topics to be covered include aggregates, cement, chemical admixtures, mineral admixtures, and fibers. The course will focus on how various ingredients are used in a concrete mixture.
Construction of Rigid Pavements & Structures
This course is designed to give students a foundation in concrete construction. Topics to be covered include placing and finishing concrete; hot and cold weather concreting operations; volume changes of concrete; concrete plant operations; and concrete paving operations.
Please note: Concrete Technician Level 1 is not a pre-requisite for Concrete Technician Level 2, however it is highly recommended.
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 or companies conducting business primarily outside of Ohio, government, or precast employees.