March 22, 2022

2022 ACI CONCRETE Construction Special Inspector (CCSI)

Date: November 7-11, 2022 (5 days) includes in-person review, exams and lunch on review days

Location: Phillips Companies – 620 Phillips Drive, Beavercreek, OH  45434 [map]

*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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ACI CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION SPECIAL INSPECTOR (CCSI) 4-day review | 1-day Written Examination

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.

An Associate Concrete Construction Special Inspector is a person who is knowledgeable about inspection procedures for concrete construction, including preplacement, placement, and post-placement operations; but does not have the experience required to qualify as an ACI Concrete Construction Special Inspector.

ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who:

  • Obtain a passing grade on the written examination; and
  • Obtain a passing grade on the plans-reading examination; and
  • Fulfill the requirements in ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I as follows:
    • Be currently certified as an ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I, OR
    • Have been certified as an ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I at one time AND
    • Pass the current ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I written exam within one year of passing the Inspector exam*.

They must also possess at least one of the following qualifications:

  • A B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering or Construction Engineering Technology from a program accredited by ABET (aka Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), including courses in concrete materials, design or construction), PLUS six months satisfactory work experience; or
  • A B.S. degree in an engineering program PLUS one year of satisfactory work experience; or
  • A minimum of two years of college or technical school, earning at least 60 credit hours, PLUS two years of satisfactory work experience; or
  • A high school diploma, or equivalent, PLUS a minimum of three years of satisfactory work experience; or
  • Five years of satisfactory work experience.

Verification of the amount and range of work experience by the applicant’s employer(s) is required. The three-hour written inspection examination is open-book and consists of approximately 80 multiple-choice questions. The one-hour plans reading examination consists of approximately 20 questions and is designed to test the examinee’s ability to read and understand engineering drawings. The minimum passing grade for each examination is 70%.


For Associate Concrete Construction Special Inspector

ACI will grant certification to those applicants who meet the Field Testing Technician requirements and pass both written examinations. Individuals with Associate Concrete Construction Special Inspector or Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector-in-Training certification can upgrade to full Inspector status upon submittal and approval of sufficient education/work experience.

Detailed information on these ACI programs can be found at Certification Programs (concrete.org)


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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