American Concrete Institute Launches ACI University and New Certificate Program
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 3, 2015—The American Concrete Institute (ACI), announces the launch of ACI University – a global, online learning resource, providing on-demand access to a wide range of topics on concrete materials, design, and construction, appealing to everyone from testing technicians to practicing engineers.
Unveiled today at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV, ACI University combines all of ACI’s online educational offerings in one location and makes them more convenient to access, even on mobile devices. With this immediate access to courses covering ACI’s technical documents, preparation for ACI certifications, webinars on a variety of concrete-related topics, and study programs on concrete design requirements, concrete professionals can obtain education from an internationally recognized leader in a more easily accessible manner than ever before.
“ACI has a long history of providing world class learning,” said Frances Griffith, Chair, ACI Educational Activities Committee. “Continuing in that tradition and leveraging the latest in today’s educational technology, the ACI University is a global, completely online, one-stop shop portal to all of ACI’s online courses — conveniently accessible through desktop and mobile devices.”
Courses cover ACI technical documents, preparation for ACI Certification, webinars on a variety of concrete-related topics, and study programs on concrete design requirements. Subjects include Concrete Fundamentals, Adhesive Anchor Installation, Concrete Strength Testing Technician Certification Training, Webinars on Guide to Decorative Concrete, Tolerance Compatibility in Concrete Construction, and many more.
In conjunction, ACI is also launching a new Certificate Program. This comprehensive and in-depth program will be available for an individual to review, study, and be tested on a variety of topics, resulting in a certificate noting the individual’s completion of a variety of single-topic-focused courses from the ACI University. Certificate programs on “Concrete Fundamentals” and “Anchorage to Concrete” are currently available, and additional topics will be added.
To increase the ease of use, ACI has developed the ACI University App, which can be downloaded from the App Store. To learn more about the ACI University or new Certificate program, visit www.ACIUniversity.com, call 248-848-3800, or view the ACI University video.