Meeting/Event Information

ACI Concrete Special Inspector Class/Certification - St. Louis

February 18, 2020 9:00 AM to February 21, 2020 2:00 PM

SCI Engineering, Inc.
130 Point West Boulevard
St. Charles, MO 63301

A Concrete Construction Special Inspector is a person qualified to inspect and record the results of concrete construction inspection based on codes and job specifications. The program covers inspection during pre-placement, placement, and post-placement operations.

A Concrete construction Inspector-in-Training is a person who is knowledgeable about inspection procedures for concrete construction, including pre-placement, placement and post-placement operations; but does not have the experience required to qualify as an ACI Concrete Construction Special inspector.

The programs requires a knowledge of concrete construction, including plans reading, formwork installation and removal, reinforcements, embedments, sampling and testing freshly mixed concrete, conveying, placing, consolidation, finishing, jointing curing, and protection.

This 4-day course includes training by Luke Snell and all reference materials.

Day 1 - February 18

  • Concrete Fundamentals
  • Concrete Construction Procedures
  • Review of ASTM D 94
  • Fineness Modulus Calculations
  • Moisture correction at the batch plant
  • How to be successful on a Certification Exam


Day 2 - February 19

  • Measuring, Mixing, Transporting Concrete
  • Pumping Concrete
  • Curing Concrete
  • Consolidating Concrete
  • Floor and Slab Concrete Construction
  • Hot Weather Concrete
  • Cold Weather Concrete
  • Introduction to Formwork
  • Specification for Concrete
  • Design Code for Concrete


Day 3 - February 20

  • Fundamentals of Reinforcement Placement
  • Detail of Reinforcement Inspection
  • Introduction to Plan Reading
  • Responsibilities of the Special Inspector
  • Review of Homework Assignments and Practice Exams


Day 4 - February 21

  • Optional Pre-Exam Review and Q&A Sesion (8:00am-9:00am)
  • Open-Book Written Exam (9:00am-12:00pm)
  • Closed-Book Exam on Plans (12:00pm - 1:00pm)


$1,150.00 ACI Concrete Construction Special Inspector

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