Launch of ACI certificate program in Iraq
ACI Iraq Chapter is pleased to announce that the University of Technology UoT was chosen by ACI to be the Local Sponsor Group LSG, which will administer ACI certification program in Iraq. At the 8th of October 2015, UoT was informed by ACI that they met the required criteria and approved to conduct the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I and Concrete Construction Special Inspector certification programs. This is not the first trial to start certificate program in Iraq, Versar International Assistance Projects VIAP conducted certificate exams for 20 Iraqi engineers at 2007 to be certified in ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I.
ACI offers 21 certification programs designed to form a minimum qualification for personnel employed within the concrete construction industry. Certification examinations and optional training courses are conducted through an international network of over 100 sponsoring groups. Since 1980, ACI has administered exams to over 400,000 individuals, with over 100,000 certifications currently maintained by ACI. For more information about ACI certificate program visit the website https://www.concrete.org/certification.aspx.