Concrete Plant 1

This course is to train and certify technicians in concrete producing plants to meet the requirements of the Certified Ready Mix Plant Specifications. The instruction covers the sampling and gradation of aggregates as well as moisture determinations and batch adjustments. No laboratory work is included in this class. For certification, the student must pass a written exam with a score of at least 70%. Student must be familiar with calculations using a hand-held calculator.

Prerequisite: Aggregate Production

Recertification: Every five years


Concrete Plant 1 Recertification

This class is for those who have completed Concrete Plant 1 and are due for recertification. Students will review sampling and testing procedures along with review of corresponding MnDOT test requirements. The class will review updates to the MnDOT structural concrete specification including Certified Ready-Mix Plant requirements. Students will also have an opportunity to discuss lessons learned or concerns they may have with a concrete specification with the MnDOT Concrete Engineering Unit.
Prerequisite: Concrete Plant 1
Recertification: Every five years


Concrete Plant 2 Recertification

This class is for those who have completed Concrete Plant 2 and are due for recertification. Students will review sampling and testing procedures along with review of corresponding MnDOT test requirements. The class will review updates to the MnDOT structural concrete specification including Certified Ready-Mix Plant requirements. Students will also have an opportunity to discuss lessons learned or concerns they may have with a concrete specification with the MnDOT Concrete Engineering Unit.
Prerequisite: Concrete Plant 2
Recertification: Every five years