TH408 - TCA Tilt-Up Technician/Supervisor Review

Thursday, January 25 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM « Back

This seminar presents an overview of the areas of construction in which a tilt-up supervisor is expected to be knowledgeable: safety, plan reading, scheduling, site preparations, foundations, slabs-on-grade, layout, forming, concrete placement and properties, erection and structural systems. These areas of knowledge comprise the essential basis for achieving a status as a Certified Tilt-Up Technician or Supervisor. Work experience, length of certification, certification levels and other program criteria will be discussed.


1. Describe the ACI Tilt-Up Technician/Supervisor certification process, responsibilities and terminology
2. Summarize issues of safety, plan reading, site preparation, scheduling, foundations, slabs-on-grade, layout, forming, placement, and erection of tilt-up walls
3. Recognize the factors that affect the performance of concrete for tilt-up panels including aggregates, colored and special cement, admixtures, and mix proportioning
4. Demonstrate knowledge of basic concrete technology by completing study questions


NOTE: The closed-book, two-hour written exam consisting of 80 multiple-choice questions based on TCA Construction of Tilt-Up manual is scheduled on Thursday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, immediately following the seminar. Participants who score 70% or above will be certified as an ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Technician. A work experience submittal is required for individuals to be upgraded to ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor. Work experience forms will be made avaliable at the examination or can be obtained directly from ACI at
IMPORTANT: “Seminar Only” attendees will only be given a handout of presentation slides. Attendees who register for the written exam will automatically receive a copy of the TCA Construction of Tilt-Up manual for exam preparation. Individuals not registered and sitting for the exam are encouraged to contact purchase TCA Construction of Tilt-Up manual for additional reference during the seminar, for preparation to a future exam or for business practice. Contact TCA to purchase a copy.

4.0 continuing education hours approved for AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH and TCA.


TH408 Seminar Fee: $190;$225 after 12/4/17 and onsite


NOTE: Separate registrations required for 4-hour review TH408 ($190; $225 after 12/4/17) and written exam THTUS ($355).


Presented by the Tilt-Up Concrete Association and the American Concrete Institute. Questions about the certification and/or examination can be answered by the ACI Certification Department at 248.848.3790 or TCA at 319.895.6911.


Credits: 4.0 AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH, TCA

Event Type: WOC 4-Hour Certification Seminars > Session