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This seminar presents an overview of the areas of construction in which a tilt-up supervisor is expected to be knowledgeable: safety, plan reading, scheduling, site preparations, foundations, slabs-on-grade, layout, forming, concrete placement and properties, erection and structural systems. These areas of knowledge comprise the essential basis for achieving status as a Certified Tilt-Up Technician or Supervisor. Work experience, length of certification, certification levels and other program criteria will be discussed.

 

Certification DETAILS

ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Technician/Supervisor Review

January 24, 2019 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Las Vegas Convention Center | North Hall

Attendees who register for the exam will automatically receive TCA Construction of Tilt-Up manual, the official publication for the Tilt-Up Technician/Supervisor certification, which is published in side-by-side English/Spanish content.

Manuals will be shipped to registrants beginning in November on a weekly basis (attendees can request expedited shipping). A Spanish version of the exam can be reserved upon request. See contact information below.

If registering after January 4, manuals will be available for pick-up onsite beginning Tuesday, Jan 22 at the ACI or TCA booth or registrant can arrange for express shipping by contacting TCA.

This seminar presents an overview of the areas of construction in which a tilt-up supervisor is expected to be knowledgeable: safety, plan reading, scheduling, site preparations, foundations, slabs-on-grade, layout, forming, concrete placement and properties, erection and structural systems. These areas of knowledge comprise the essential basis for achieving status as a Certified Tilt-Up Technician or Supervisor. Work experience, length of certification, certification levels and other program criteria will be discussed.

  1. Describe the ACI Tilt-Up Technician certification process, responsibilities and terminology.Summarize issues of safety, plan reading, site preparation, scheduling. foundations, slabs-on-grade, layout, forming, placement and erection of tilt-up walls.
  2.  Recognize factors that affect performance of concrete for tilt-up panels including aggregates, colored and special cement. admixtures and mix proportioning.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of basic concrete technology by completing study questions.

NOTE: "Seminar only" attendees will receive a handout containing presentation slides only. Individuals not registered for the written exam are encouraged to purchase TCA's Construction of Tilt-Up manual for additional reference during the seminar, for preparation to a future exam or for business practice. Purchase a copy here.

4.0 continuing education hours approved for AIA/CES LU/HSW, PDH and TCA.

TH409 Seminar Fee: $200; $235 after 12/3/18

ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Technician/Supervisor Written Examination

January 24, 2019 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Las Vegas Convention Center | North Hall

The closed-book, two-hour written exam consisting of 80 multiple-choice questions based on TCA Construction of Tilt- Up manual is scheduled Thursday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, immediately following the seminar. Participants who score 70% or above will be certified as an ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Technician. A work experience submittal is required for individuals to be upgraded to ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor. Work experience forms will be made available at the examination or can be obtained directly from ACI at www.concrete.org/certification.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: January 4 is the last day to register for the written examination – interested registrants can contact jbaty@tilt-up.org for late registration approval and to verify the rate for expedited shipping. 

CANCELLATION POLICY: There is a $185 non-refundable fee if cancelling the written exam registration. To send a replacement to take the exam contact registration@worldofconcrete.com.

WRITTEN EXAM FEE: $485

CONTACT INFORMATION: Questions about the certification and/or examination can be answered by the ACI Certification Department at 248.848.3790 or TCA at 319.895.6911