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Focusing on Concrete Slabs

The ACI Resource Center -- Southern California will host the inaugural ACI Slabs Week at its San Bernardino, CA, location April 26-29, 2022. The week will include educational seminars, certification review sessions and exams.

Rick Yelton

April 18, 2022

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Focusing on Concrete Slabs





Next week you have an opportunity to learn and become proficient in probably the most-talked about topic in concrete construction – slabs. Spurred by this interest, staff at the ACI Resource Center-Southern California have developed a robust sure to interest contractors and design professionals. Several of World of Concrete’s most popular seminar speakers are slated to be instructors for the classes.

It’s the first time the ACI certification team has scheduled a week-long educational and testing session. “ACI Slabs Week provides a convenient and unique opportunity for engineers, designers, contractors, and finishers to grow their knowledge and expertise in concrete slab design and finishing through a consolidated regional event,” stated Michael Morrison, Manager of Certification Program Development at the American Concrete Institute.

 “In addition to educational content and exam preparation, we’re pleased to offer, for the first time ever, an expanded opportunity for attendees to earn an ACI Specialty Commercial/Industrial Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Technician certification during ACI Slabs Week at the ACI Resource Center – Southern California.” Description of this new certifications was provided by Steve Lloyd in his interview  Certifying Practical Concrete Finishing Skills | woc360

The week’s schedule

The first two days of ACI Slabs Week focus on educational seminars lead by subject matter experts from around the country, including Design of Slabs-on-Ground and Construction of Slabs-on-Ground. Engineers, designers, and contractors can expect to interact with experienced and knowledgeable peers and earn CEUs.

Beginning in the afternoon on Wednesday, April 27, finishers and contractors can attend review sessions for the ACI Specialty Commercial/Industrial Flatwork Finisher and TechnicianConcrete Flatwork Finisher, and Decorative Concrete Flatwork Finisher certification programs. Exams for both the Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Decorative Concrete Flatwork Finisher will take place immediately following review sessions. Programming will conclude on Friday with the performance exam for the ACI Specialty Commercial/Industrial Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Technician certification.



For more information, contact:

ACI Resource Center -- Southern California
[email protected]

About the Author(s)

Rick Yelton

Editor at Large, World of Concrete

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