Tag: Continuing Education

ACPA Operator Training and Certification Program Updates

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) announces updates to the ACPA Operator Training and Certification Program. Referred to as “Certification 2020,” the new program will launch by mid-year 2020 for ACPA operator certification. “The new training and certification program focuses on elevating the quality and effectiveness of operator safety training […]

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ACI Foundation’s SDC to Host Technology Forum

The ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council has recently announced it will be hosting a Technology Forum. The format allows forum session attendees the opportunity to also earn Professional Development Hour (PDH) certificates. Upon request after the sessions, ACI Foundation will then send you the certificate of completion for those PDHs. […]

ACI 562 Repair Code Seminar

ACI 562 Repair Code Seminar
Announced by ACI

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce a new seminar: ACI 562: Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures. The ACI 562 code is the first U.S. code produced specifically for the repair of existing reinforced concrete structures and has been adopted in several states and municipalities, with […]

Placing Reinforcing Bars and Field Inspection of Reinforcing Bars Updated Editions Now Available

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) recently released its newly updated 10th edition of Placing Reinforcing Bars and second edition of Field Inspection of Reinforcing Bars. Placing Reinforcing Bars Written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors, Placing Reinforcing Bars provides the most accepted and current practices in placing reinforcing bars in structures and pavement. […]

Best liked Training Programs

Best Liked Training Programs According to Survey by Concrete Decor

Asked to list the decorative concrete classes they judge the best, respondents cited The Concrete Countertop Institute, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and operated by Jeff Girard and Lane Mangum, 34 times. Girard and Mangum have contributed articles to Concrete Decor and presented programs at the Concrete Decor Show in the past.

 

ACI’s New Post-installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector Certification Program

The American Concrete Institute announces the launch of its Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector certification program.  ACI will use the program to certify individuals who have demonstrated the knowledge required to properly inspect the installation of post-installed adhesive and mechanical anchors in concrete.

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Develops Stainless Steel Fabrication Certification Program

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) introduces the Stainless Steel Fabrication Certification Program. This is the latest addition to the CRSI certification programs. Originating in May of 2017, this initiative is a voluntary industry-sponsored program. The purpose of it is improving plant operations for the quality fabrication of stainless steel […]

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ACI Updates Flatwork Finishing Certification Program Names and Requirements

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has updated the names and requirements for its Flatwork Finishing Certification program. The ACI has renamed ACI Concrete Flatwork Technician to ACI Concrete Flatwork Associate. They also renamed ACI Concrete Flatwork Tradesman, ACI Concrete Flatwork Finisher; and ACI Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Technician as ACI Advanced […]