Who is the concrete ticket aimed at?
The course is aimed at the ‘concrete workers’ who are responsible for receiving, transporting, placing and finishing concrete after its arrival on site. In addition those who transport readymixed concrete, those who receive orders for concrete, those who dispatch the concrete and those in a more supervisory level will also benefit from having a concrete ticket.
How is the course delivered?
The course is delivered online by an Irish Concrete Society-approved trainer through a 3rd party platform provider.
The Concrete Ticket content and tests were developed by an Irish Concrete Society panel of academic and industry experts.
How long does it take to complete the course?
The online course takes approximately 2 hours to complete, including the multiple choice tests
Delegates may pause, stop and restart at any time. If a delegate logs out at any stage, a progress bar shows the last position in the course.
What are the benefits of the Concrete Ticket?
Participants that successfully complete this test can formally demonstrate education, knowledge of and a level of competency in concrete-related site workmanship and concrete material properties, as required by standards.
What happens if I fail?
The online course can be retaken at any time and delegates who fail to pass al the multiple choice tests are encouraged to repeat the Concrete Ticket course & retake the tests.
Alternatively candidates may wish to appeal the result. This Concrete Ticket Test (CTT) assessment appeal allows a candidate to seek mitigation where they believe that circumstances have had an undue negative impact on their performance.
I am a specifier, how do I specify the Concrete Ticket?
“The execution of concrete on site including, but not limited to receiving, conveying, placing, compacting, finishing and curing, should be carried out by personnel that possess the necessary skill and competence, which may in part be demonstrated by holding a current Irish Concrete Society Concrete Ticket Certificate or equivalent.”
Is having the Concrete Ticket a legal requirement?
There is no legal requirement for any worker to hold a Concrete Ticket Certificate.
What do those that have taken the course say?
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What's in the course?
part #1Materials, Properties and Reinforcement.
part #2Ordering, Production, Delivery and Formwork.
part #3Placing, Compacting and Finishing.
part #4Curing, Protection and Joints.