2017 Student Beam competition

Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Grade I

A Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Grade I is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform, record, and report the results of basic laboratory procedures for aggregates and concrete.

The program requires a working knowledge of the following ASTM Standards:

C 617 - Capping cylindrical concrete specimens.
C1231 - Unbonded caps for concrete cylinders.
C 39 - Compressive strength of cylindrical concrete specimens.
D 75 - Sampling aggregates (written exam only).
C 702 - Reducing field samples of aggregate to testing size.
C 117 - Materials finer than 75- m (No. 200) sieve for mineral aggregates by washing.
C 136 - Sieve analysis of fine and course aggregate.
C 29 - Unit weight and voids in aggregate.
C 127 - Specific gravity and absorption of course aggregate.
C 128 - Specific gravity and absorption of fine aggregate.
C 566 - Total moisture content of aggregate by drying.
C 40 - Organic impurities in fine aggregates for concrete.

EPDACI Member:  Course $185 (includes text book); Written Exam $135; Performance $165
Non-Member:  Course $205 (includes text book); Written Exam $160; Performance $190

Time:  8:00 am
Location:  Montgomery County Fire Academy, 1175 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken, PA & Delaware Valley Concrete, 1100 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken, PA

  • Friday March 16th (Course), Saturday March 17th (Practice) and Saturday March 24th (Exam):  Register
  • Friday May 11th (Course), Saturday May 18th (Practice) and Saturday May 19th (Exam):  Register

Time:  8:00 am
Location:  Castor Materials, 3301 South 61st Street, Philadelphia, PA

  • Friday September 14th (Course), Saturday September 15th (Practice) and Saturday September 22nd (Exam):  Register
  • Friday October 12th (Course), Saturday October 13th (Practice) and Saturday October 20th (Exam):  Register
  • Friday November 9th (Course), Saturday November 10th (Practice) and Saturday November 17th (Exam):  Register

Written Exam Only

EPDACI Member:  $135
Non-Member:  $190

Time:  8:00 am
Location:  Pennoni, 3100 Horizon Drive, #200, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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