ACI Concrete Flatwork Finisher Examinee Information

What do I need to do to be certified as an ACI Concrete Flatwork Finisher?

You must pass a written exam, supply evidence of work experience and possibly pass a performance exam.

How much work experience do I need for certification?

You have two options:

  1. If you will not be taking a performance exam, you need 4500 hours (3 years) of verified work experience to qualify for certification as a Finisher.
  2. If you will be taking the performance exam, you need 1500 hours (1 year) of verified work experience to qualify for certification as a Finisher.

How is this work experience verified?

The work experience is verified by your former and/or present employer(s) or by former clients.

What forms do I need as an Employee (working for someone)?

You need to fill out the “Flatwork Finisher Work Experience Form” for each of your past or present employers. You are the “Candidate” and responsible for filling out the top half of the form under “For the Certification Candidate”. Your Employer then is responsible for filling out the bottom half under “For the Employer”. To download the form, click on the link below:
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Flatwork Finisher Work Experience Form

What forms do I need as an Self-Employed individual?

You need to fill out the “Flatwork Finisher Client Affidavit” form used for “Self-Employed Candidates”. The Candidate must submit 1 completed form from each of 3 different Customers or Clients from 3 (three) different years. The “Candidate” is responsible for filling out the top half of the form under “For the Certification Candidate”. The Customer or Client is responsible for filling out the bottom half under “For the Customer or Client”. To download the instructions and forms, click on the link below:
All New For 2016

Flatwork Finisher Client Affidavit Form

What forms do I need for Union Participants?

If you are a union employee, please click on the following link:
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Flatwork Finisher Instructions for Union Participants

What do I do with the forms?

Bring the sealed envelopes containing the forms with you to the written exam session, or send them to the ACI at:

ACI Certification
PO Box 9094
Farmington Hills, MI 48333