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Irish Concrete Society Formal Education
 

 
Please contact the Institute of Concrete Technology for information on Stages 2,3 and 4. http://ict.concrete.org.uk/
 
 
 
   Fundamentals of Concrete Technology (Concrete Cert.)
 
 
About:
Developed by an Irish Concrete Society education sub-committee this 3 half day course will give delegates an introduction to concrete technology covering major topics and themes. The course content has been developed
 
Who should attend:
Generally all who a supervising concrete works or concrete design / specification will find this course useful. Foremen, engineers both site and consulting at the graduate engineer to project engineer levels and architectural technologist. Ready mixed concrete quality control and technical staff. Precast concrete quality control and technical staff.
 
Course Content: 
 
 
Course Delivery:
The course is delivered by a volunteer group of industry experts.
 
CPD Hours for delivered course:
11

Concrete Technology and Construction Stage 1 Exam:
Delegates have the option of proceeding to take the Institute of Concrete Technology's (I.C.T.) CT&C Stage 1 exam. Delegates who are successful in the CT&C Stage 1 exam are eligible for ICT Technician membership and use the associated designatory letters TechICT. The exam is held under strict ICT examination rules, invigilated by a senior member of the academic community and assisted by the Society's EO. Scripts are sealed and sent directly to the ICT for marking.
 
Concrete Technology and Construction  Stage 1 Syllabus here.
 


   Concrete Ticket
 
 
 
About:
Developed by an Irish Concrete Society education sub-committee this half day course will give delegates basic but essential information on concrete materials and properties including the requirements for ordering and delivery of readymixed concrete.
 
Who should attend:
This course has been specifically designed and developed for the "concrete worker", those who are responsible for receiving, transporting, placing and finishing concrete after its arrival on site or in precast production.

The course would also be of benefit to those who transport readymixed concrete and to those who receive orders and dispatch the concrete.

 
Course Content:
Developed by an Irish Concrete Society established industry representative user group.

 
 
 
Part 1 - Materials, Properties and Reinforcement
Part 2 - Ordering, Production, Delivery and Formwork
Part 3 - Placing, Compacting and Finishing
Part 4 - Curing, Production and Joints
Followed by multiple choice question test.
 
Course Delivery:
The course is delivered nationally by an Irish Concrete Society approved trainer.
 
The Concrete Ticket test:
Delegates who are successful in the concrete ticket multiple choice question test will receive a concrete ticket photo card, which will be valid for 7 years.
 
 
 
CPD Hours for delivered course:  3
 
Click here for course flyer.
 
 
Course fee details here.
 

The Society holds various technical seminars throughout the year. We hold many events on a supply and demand basis, therefore expressions of interest on a previous topic can be forwarded through our email portal here.

 
 
Previous Technical seminars:
 
  • Visual Concrete - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  •  Specifying concrete - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • What Happens when the Cube Fails? - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • Winter Concreting + Designing for Freeze-Thaw Resistance - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • Technical Site Visit to DIT Grangegorman
  • Admixtures - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • Concrete Textures - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • Concrete Slabs and Floor Finishes - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD                 
  • Specification and Design of Masonry (IS EN 1996)- 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • Achieving Visual Concrete in Ireland - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • Winter Concreting - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • The Effects of Freeze Thaw on Concrete - 1/2 Day of Structured CPD
  • Concrete - An Essential Update
 

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