Concrete Field

Concrete Field Recertification (Classroom - level 1 & 2)

This class will include updates on the technology of cementitious materials, admixtures, and aggregates.  Test procedures will be reviewed as well as updates of the specifications and the MnDOT concrete Manual.  Durability issues will be discussed with particular emphasis on finishing practices and curing.  This class does not provide ACI recertification.  For ACI Concrete Field Recertification, an individual must re-attend, and successfully complete one of the Concrete Field 1 classes or register for the Concrete Field 1 ACI Recertification (1 Day) Course

Prerequisites: Concrete Field 1, Concrete Field 2


Concrete Field 1 MnDOT-only Recertification (E-Learning)

This Recertification course will be offered as an online class in the 2014-2015 Technical Certification Training season as an option to classroom training. Instructor-led classroom training sessions will also be offered.

You will need to provide an active email address to register for this class. You will receive the registration confirmation with the link to the E-Learning modules and exam via email.

This course is an  online learning module that the student will be able to complete in about 5-8 hours at their computer. They will be able to stop and start where they left off. Students will take the exam online at their own computer but it will only be available Oct 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015. The student’s exam score will appear on their screen after they finish it. The online course will cover the same topics as the instructor-led classroom training classes. Those enrolling in this class should be comfortable with using a computer and taking the course and exam online. Read more here

Prerequisites: Concrete Field 1 MnDOT certification


Concrete Field 1

This Concrete Field 1 class offers certifications for BOTH ACI and MnDOT. The certification you would like to receive will be indicated by the fee level you select when you register. The course is for those who produce, test, and inspect Portland cement concrete. The test procedures presented include slump, strength, air contents, unit weight, and sampling. To be certified the technician must pass both the written and performance examination. Actual field test will be performed on the second day. Field work clothes suggested.

Prerequisites: None


Concrete Field 2

This class is designed for the more experienced technician and is recommended for those responsible for concrete inspection of slipform curb and gutter, sidewalks, and related structures. The course covers materials technology and construction practices based on MnDOT specifications and PCA publications. The student textbook will include specification updates and information from the MnDOT Concrete Manual. To receive MnDOT certification the student must earn a score of at least 70%.

Prerequisites: Concrete Field 1