Concrete Field Testing Technician Certification

Initial Certification

ACI Certification: If this is your initial certification for Concrete Field Testing Technician OR your certification expired beyond May 1st of the expiring year, this is also required documentation for your Concrete Course application. Please email a copy to within 15 business days of the course. If this is not received by NECEPT within that time, your registration will be canceled and you will not be admitted to the course. There will be no exceptions.

ACI Certification Information

For information about the ACI certification, please visit their website:

You may also view the ACI Industry / Training Events Calendar.


If you wish to register as a Technician-in-Training, please read Publication 536 to review the requirements. The Concrete Technician-in-Training form below needs to be completed and signed by a PennDOT DMM/DME. The original stays with the applicant, a copy needs to be sent to the QA Section in Harrisburg (see address at the bottom of the form), and a copy is needed for the DMM/DME.

Concrete Technician-in-Training

Certification Renewal

To renew your Concrete certification, you must enroll in the one-day Concrete course and pass the exam with a 75% or higher.

*Note:  If your certification is expired beyond the acceptable time frame, you must provide a copy of your current ACI certification.

Course Registration (Initial and Renewal)

Concrete Course Online Registration

Concrete Retest

  • Only the technicians who attended a concrete course during the current NECEPT training season are permitted to apply to take a retest.
  • All concrete retests must take place during the current NECEPT training season.
  • Only one retest is allowed.

Concrete Retest Online Registration


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