Stage 1 – Concrete Practice is an industry-recognised entry-level qualification in practical concreting awarded by The Institute of Concrete Technology. It is a formal certificate in recognition of mastering the basic objectives of activities in the concrete industry.
A one day seminar outlining the aims, objectives and content of the syllabus, with discussions on key topics and culminating in a practice exam.
Designed for those with experience of working in the concrete industry, such as technicians, operatives, batch plant supervisors and concrete mixer operators/drivers, to achieve a formal certificate in recognition of their success in mastering the basic objectives of activities in the concrete industry. Key topics include: concrete constituents, producing, transporting, handling and placing, concrete construction applications, sampling, testing and inspection. Full learning objectives can be found at ICT qualifications.
The seminar includes free copies of Concrete Society publications Concrete Practice and the Concrete On Site series for each attendee. A CD with all slides presented during the day is also included.