Concrete Flatwork Finisher Training and Written Exam

February 05, 2018
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Eastern Concrete - Broadway Plant
265 Broadway
Jersey City, NJ 07306


Classes - Mondays, February 5 & February 12, 2018

Written exam - Moday, February 19, 2018


The primary technical resource for this program is ACI's Concrete Craftsman Series, Slabs on Grade, CCS–1. The program requires knowledge in the following areas of concrete construction:

  • Planning for slab-on-ground placement
  • Concrete materials, mixture proportioning, and control tests
  • Preparation before placing concrete
  • Floor flatness and levelness
  • Placing equipment
  • Finishing tools and equipment
  • Procedures for finishing slabs-on-ground
  • Jointing
  • Curing and protection of concrete
  • Finishing problems and possible solutions


Certification Requirements:

For Concrete Flatwork Finisher: ACI will grant certification only to those candidates who obtain a passing grade on the written examination PLUS

  • Possess 4,500 hours of actual on-the-job finishing* experience (approximately three years of regular full-time work).


The two-hour written examination is closed-book and consists of approximately 50 multiple-choice questions. The passing grade for the written examination is 70%.

*Finishing experience includes concrete placement, consolidation, jointing, curing and protection, finishing, form setting, prep work, rubbing, patching, and saw cutting. Verification of the work experience by the candidate's employer(s) is required.



Member (Books, training and written exam) - $640

Non-member (Books, training and written exam) - $690


Registration Fees

$640.00 Full Course - Member

$690.00 Full Course - Non-Member