Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I Certification November 14, 2020

November 14, 2020
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Christian Wheeler Engineering
3980 Home Avenue
San Diego , CA 92105
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NOTE ALL RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENTS ARE DONE ONLINE! 

2020 ACI San Diego Certification Participation Agreement

The San Diego International Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI San Diego) and ACI San Diego Certification Committee (ACI San Diego LSG) in an effort to keep applicants, supplemental examiners, examiners, and support staff safe, will be following all Federal, State, and Local Guidelines pertaining to the current regulations in regards to COVID-19. The following procedures will be strictly enforced and those persons interested in participating in any recognized ACI Certification program presented by ACI San Diego must agree to accept them.

  1. The applicant’s certification application fee includes only the written and performance exam materials and the associated costs for grading the exams.
  2. ACI San Diego may, at its sole discretion, provide a CP1 Workbook to certification applicants. The CP1 Workbook, if provided, will be distributed by mail prior to the exam. ACI San Diego does not guarantee the delivery or condition of the CP1 Workbook and may discontinue the distribution at will. Should the applicant receive the workbook and cancel the exam, the workbook must be retuned unused or be charged an additional fee of $125.00.
  3. ACI San Diego and ACI San Diego LSG do not train applicants to become certified. It is highly recommended that applicants seek out a sponsor who will train and provide them with the experience necessary to pass the ACI Certification Exam.
  4. ACI San Diego and ACI San Diego LSG may make available to applicants, one or more review sessions prior to the applicant’s exam. These review sessions are not guaranteed and may be cancelled for any reason and at any time, at the sole discretion of ACI San Diego and ACI San Diego LSG.
  5. Review sessions, if provided, may be presented live online or recorded, and will typically be held in the evenings (6pm to 8pm), 10 days and 2 days prior to the applicant’s Saturday exam date.
  6. Review sessions are optional for the applicant and do not count towards the applicant’s exam score.
  7. If review sessions are provided, eligible applicants will receive an email notification informing the applicant on how to register. The notification will be sent to the email address submitted to ACI San Diego during the application process.
  8. Prior to the exam, applicants will be required to sign a waiver releasing ACI, ACI San Diego, ACI San Diego LSG, Christian Wheeler Engineering, Home Avenue LLC, and all individuals or affiliates associated with the listed groups from potential claims associated with the exam process. A sample of the waiver has been provided on the ACI San Diego website for the applicant’s review prior to the exam day. Click here to view the waiver!
  9. Prior to being admitted into the exam area, applicants wishing to participate in the certification process shall acknowledge that they have not had a fever or been ill within 72 hours prior to arriving at the test site, nor have they knowingly been in contact with a person known to have COVID-19 within the past 14 days.
  10. Prior to being admitted into the exam area, applicants will be required to have their temperature scanned with a no-touch forehead thermal thermometer.
  11. Applicants who show symptoms of fever (temperature measured over 100°F), persistent cough, runny nose or other signs of illness, will be required to leave the premises immediately and may forfeit any fees collected or due. At any time prior to the applicants scheduled exam (including the same day), applicants who discover they are having any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19 may be excused from the exam and will be allowed to re-schedule in accordance with ACI San Diego’s standard rescheduling conditions.
  12. Prior to being admitted into the exam area, applicants will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including, but not limited, to the following items: Safety Toe Shoes, Long Pants, Sleeved Shirt, Safety Glasses, Face Mask/Covering, and Nitrile Gloves.
  13. All PPE requirements are the sole responsibility of the individuals wishing to participate in the certification process. Applicants who attempt to participate without the proper PPE will be asked to leave the premises and will forfeit any fees collected or due.
  14. PPE may not be shared by any persons wishing to participate in the certification process and any individuals suspected of sharing PPE will be required to leave the premises immediately and forfeit any fees collected or due.
  15. Applicants may not share any equipment that has not been disinfected, including but not limited to, pencils, desks, chairs, and test equipment.
  16. Cell phones, backpacks, workbooks, notes, food, and drinks (except ACI San Diego supplied bottled water) will be strictly prohibited in the exam areas.
  17. Applicants must make every attempt to maintain proper social distancing. ACI San Diego LSG will provide barriers where required to separate applicants from other applicants, supplemental examiners, examiners and any support personnel while in the exam area. Outside of the exam area, individuals wishing to participate in the certification process will be advised to maintain 6’ distance from one another, wear masks, and comply with any other recommendations of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and local jurisdictions.
  18. Applicants who are scheduled for an exam and do not show for any reason except as discussed in item 11 above are considered to be non-participants and will forfeit their full registration fee. 


MINIMUM PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) IS REQUIRED! FACE MASK, GLOVES, SAFETY TOED BOOTS, LONG PANTS, SAFETY GLASSES, SLEEVED SHIRT, ARE THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS. WITHOUT THE REQUIRED MINIMUM (PPE) YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE SESSION AND YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND!

Test times are pre-scheduled and late applicants may not be admitted. you will get an email notification from [email protected] with your assigned scheduled test time! 

For further information contact:  Heather Caya (619/733-2734);  or e-mail [email protected]

Exams Fee                                                                                                                               

Current Fee ACI San Diego Chapter : $500

Retest Fee

Written Test only: $200
Performance Test only: $350

Rescheduling Fee

Rescheduling Fee: $100
Cancellation Fee: $100                                  

***PLEASE NOTE, ALL RESCHEDULES AND CANCELLATIONS MUST BE MADE BY EMAIL [email protected] 8 DAYS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED EXAM DATE, EXCEPT FOR EXCUSED ILLNESS (ACCOMPANIED BY A DOCTORS PRESCRIPTION). All cancellations 8 days prior to test date are subject to the $100 rescheduling fee. Cancellations after 8 days all fee are non-refundable. APPLICANTS WHO EXHIBIT SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19 AND ATTEMPT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXAM PROCESS WILL BE REQUIRED TO LEAVE AND RESCHEDULE AT LEAST 14 DAYS AFTER THE SYMPTOMS HAVE ENDED. IF THE APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO RESCHEDULE FOR HEALTH REASONS, THE POSTED RESCHEDULE FEES APPLY. APPLICANTS WHO ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN EXAM AND DO NOT SHOW FOR ANY INEXCUSED REASON WILL BE CONSIDERED NON-PARTICIPANTS AND FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE! Should the applicant receive the workbook and cancel the exam, the workbook must be retuned unused or be charged an additional fee of $125.00.***

 

**** AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ****

In regards to requests for accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is not the Sponsoring Group’s responsibility to judge whether or not the individual could do the job if certification is granted. The Sponsoring Group’s only concern is whether or not the individual’s request for accommodation can be provided for and is reasonable. Under the act, the individual making the request must provide written documentation from a doctor or other healthcare provider. The individual must also provide a reasonable amount of lead time to fulfill the special request. We recommend that you include your ADA policy on your web site and/or certification registration forms. The following is provided as an example:

“If you have a disability that may impact your participation in this activity, please check here and append a statement regarding your disability-related needs. Someone will contact you prior to the program to discuss accommodations. We cannot assure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior written notification of need.”

Upon receipt of a request for ADA accommodation please contact John Nehasil at [email protected] for further instruction. Be sure to copy [email protected] on your request!

 

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Tickets

$500.00 Non-Member Registration

$200.00 Written Test Only - Non-Members

$350.00 Performance Test only - Non-Members