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ACI Tradesman Certification Class w/ Concrete

January 8, 2019 - January 9, 2019


ACI certification class “TRADESMAN” with concrete

This course is the perfect opportunity to provide your crew in-depth training without pressures and constraints faced on a real job-site.

This two-day course will include classroom, hands-on training, and a practical hand-on exam for attendees to become a Certified ACI Concrete Flatwork Tradesman.

All events will take place from 8:00 a.m. arrival on the first day, 8:30 a.m. class start. Second day arrival 6:00 a.m., 7 a.m. concrete until 5:00 p.m. on the second day.

Please note: attendees are required to wear work boots to the class. We recommend steel-toed boots. Please also bring your own safety helmets.

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Day One:

  • Safety: How it Impacts You
  • Concrete Fundamentals
  • Pre-Placement Meeting
  • Sub-Grade Preparation
  • Mix Designs
  • Hand Tools (Float, Channel vs. Highway Straightedge)
  • F-Number’s for Random Traffic Floors
  • Trowel Machines (Walk-Behind & Ride-On)
  • Common Finishing Problems & How to Avoid Them

Day Two:

  • ACI Tradesman Exam
  • Verify Mix Design
  • Place & Finish a High Tolerance Floor
  • Testing Floor Flatness & Levelness Methods


The Fort Myers area offers a wide variety of options for overnight accommodations. For your convenience, we have arrangements with two preferred hotels that provide shuttle services to/from the airport and Somero facility for all SCI attendees and are happy to offer reduced corporate rates during your stay. To receive these offers, please ask for the ‘Somero Concrete Institute Group Rate’ or mention code ‘SCI’ while making your reservations.

Holiday Inn Ft. Myers Airport @ Town Center
9931 Interstate Commerce Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Phone: 239-561-1550
Fax: 239-561-9999

Drury Inn & Suites
9950 University Plaza Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Phone: 239-267-1340

Four Points by Sheraton
Fort Myers Airport
13600 Treeline Avenue South
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Phone: 239-322-1399
Fax: 239-322-398

Please note accommodations in the Fort Myers area can be pricey, and depending on when you visit, very hard to find. Be advised that the months of December through March constitute peak vacation season in southwest Florida, so hotels and restaurants are especially busy during that time. We strongly advise reserving your accommodations BEFORE arriving.


January 8, 2019
January 9, 2019
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Somero HQ
14530 Global Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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1-906-482-7252 Option 4
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