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PTI offers five training and certification workshops for field personnel shown to comply with requirements of IBC, ACI 318, and ACI 301. Proper training and education of personnel involved in post-tensioning field operations—installers, inspectors, engineers, and others—are vital to ensuring the performance, serviceability, durability, and safety of post-tensioned concrete construction.

For the current workshop schedule, online registration, and to register via e-mail or fax, please see below.

2014 PTI Certification of Field Personnel - Workshop Schedule

WorkshopType
Date
Location
  Registration
Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation  May 3-4
 Norfolk, VA - Norfolk Waterside Marriott
Flyer  Online 
(Spanish) Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation
 June 7-8
 Dallas, TX - Holiday Inn DFW Airport South
Flyer Online
Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation
 July 19-20
 Chicago, IL - Courtyard Chicago O'Hare Flyer
Online
Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation  August 9-10
 Ontario, CA - Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ontario Airport
Flyer Online
Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation  September 6-7
 Orlando, FL - Holiday Inn Orlando International Airport
Flyer Online
(Spanish) Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation
 October 4-5
 Houston, TX  Flyer  Online 
Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation  November 8-9
 Austin, TX
Flyer Online
Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation  December 6-7
 Vancouver, BC, CAN Flyer Online
(Spanish) Slab-on-Ground Installer-Stressor
 May 17-18
 Dallas, TX - Embassy Suites Dallas - DFW International Airport South Flyer
Online
Slab-on-Ground Installer-Stressor
 May 17-18
 Oklahoma City, OK Holiday Inn Oklahoma City Airport Flyer
Online
Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Inspector  May 16-18
  Charlotte, NC - Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel Flyer Online
Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Inspector  July 25-27
 Houston, TX - Holiday Inn Houston West-Energy Corridor
Flyer
Online
Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Inspector  August 22-24
 Atlanta, GA - Holiday Inn-Atlanta Airport South Flyer Online
Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Inspector  September 26-28
 Denver, CO - Holiday Inn Denver-Cherry Creek
Flyer Online
Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Inspector  November 21-23
 Orlando, FL - Holiday Inn Orlando International Airport
Flyer Online
Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Ironworker (Accelerated)
 August 15-17
 Dallas, TX - Holiday Inn DFW Airport South
Flyer
Online
Level 1 & 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist  May 21-23
 Gainesville, FL - Best Western Plus Gateway Grand Flyer Online
Level 1 & 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist  July 16-18
 Chicago, IL Venue Information Flyer Online
Level 1 & 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist  October 22-24
 Baltimore, MD
Flyer Online
Level 1 & 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist  November 12-14
 Austin, TX
Flyer Online

Note: Venue size limitations may require some classes to place a cap on registration prior to the workshop. Workshops fill quickly, register early to ensure your space.

2014 PTI Certification Workshop Pricing




Note: Online registration is open to residents in the U.S. and Canada.  Residents outside the U.S. and Canada must register by e-mail or fax.  All prices are in U.S. dollars.


Holders of Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation certification registering forLevel 2 Unbonded PT Inspector (Days 2 and 3 only of the Level1&2 Unbonded PT Inspector workshops), please fill out the backside of the information flyer and e-mail/fax it to PTI.

 

Special Request Workshops

All of the five nationally recognized PTI Training and Certification programs can be presented at your location by proven industry experts.Train and certify your employees or other group and eliminate travel-related expenses. We bring the experts to you. Information on the various Training and Certification Workshops for Field Personnel can be found by scrolling down.


Click here for an information flyer for Special Request Workshops.

Click here for an application form for Special Request Workshops.

For more information, please contact Miroslav Vejvoda, PTI Technical/Certification Director.


Certification Renewal

Renewal of your PTI field certification—Field personnel certification expires 4 (four) years after the date of the exam and must be kept current by successful completion of a renewal exam that emphasizes recent specification changes. PTI has all field certification programs available for renewal online.


Click here to renew your PTI field certification.


Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation

This 2-day workshop outlines the basic body of knowledge that should be possessed by all personnel involved in the installation and inspection of single strand unbonded  post-tensioning (PT) systems. It also serves as an effective introduction for personnel new to post-tensioning,while at the same time providing support and organization for experienced persons. The course and study manual are also offered in Spanish.

Click here for Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation certification information flyer with a form to register by e-mail, fax, or phone.

Workshop prerequisite

  • None

Certification requirements

  • Workshop attendance
  • Exam minimum score: 70%
  • Work experience: None

Slab-on-Ground Installer-Stressor

This 2-day workshop is designed specifically for installation and stressing of single strand unbonded post-tensioning (PT) systems for residential and light commercial slabs-on-ground. It outlines the basic body of knowledge that should be possessed by all personnel involved in the installation and stressing of PT in these light foundation systems.Hands-on training is included and it requires the student to demonstrate a proficiency of the necessary skills for working with single strand unbonded post-tensioning systems.

Click here for Slab-on-Ground Installer-Stressor certification information flyer with a form to register by e-mail, fax, or phone.

Workshop prerequisite

  • None

Certification requirements

  • Workshop attendance
  • Exam minimum score: 70%
  • Work experience: 500 hours (working with unbonded PT on SOG or superstructure projects); click here for an affidavit form to prove your experience.

Level 1&2 Unbonded PT Inspector

This comprehensive workshop combines information from Level 1 Unbonded PT –Field Installation and Level 2 Unbonded PT Inspector into a 3-daycourse and replaces PTI's traditional Level 2 Unbonded PT Inspector program. The 3-day model is designed to reduce travel expense and allowinspectors, building officials, engineers, and industry personnel to obtain Level 2 Unbonded PT Inspector certification in a shorter window of time. This workshop will enhance the knowledge and capabilities of inspectors and other key personnel involved in the field inspection of single strand unbonded post-tensioning (PT) systems.

If you already have Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation certification and need the Level 2 Unbonded PT Inspector certification,please refer to the information flyer for special pricing and attendance requirements.

Click here for Level 1&2 Unbonded PT Inspector certification information flyer with a form to register by e-mail, fax, or phone.

Attendees of this workshop can receive Level 1 or Level 2 certification based on exam performance and the following requirements:

Workshop prerequisite

  • None

Certification requirements for Level 2 Unbonded PT Inspector

  • Workshop attendance
  • Exam minimum score: 80%
  • Work experience: 500 hours (installation or inspection of unbonded PT on superstructure projects); click here for an affidavit form to prove your experience.

Certification requirements for Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation

  • Workshop attendance
  • Exam minimum score: 70% (If you already hold Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation certification, passing score of minimum 70% constitutes renewal.)
  • Work experience: None

Level1&2 Unbonded PT Ironworker (Accelerated)

This intensive and comprehensive 2-1/2 day workshop is designed specifically for personnel with extensive prior field experience. It extends the knowledge and capabilities of field personnel in superstructure PT and all other unbonded PT applications. Hands-on training is included and it requires the student to demonstrate a proficiency of the necessary skills for working with single strand unbonded post-tensioning (PT)systems.

Click here for Level 1&2 Unbonded PT Ironworker (Accelerated) information flyer with a form to register by e-mail, fax, or phone.

Attendees of this workshop can receive Level 1 or Level 2 certification based on exam performance and the following requirements:

Workshop prerequisite

  • 2000 hours in the last 5 years (minimum of 100 hours of stressing) of unbonded PT work on superstructure projects, OR
  • 4000 hours total (minimum of 200 hours of stressing) of unbonded PT work on superstructure projects, OR
  • Current Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation certification plus 500 hours in the last 5 years (minimum 50 hours of stressing) of unbonded PT work on superstructure projects.

Certification requirements for Level 2 Unbonded PT Ironworker

  • Workshop attendance
  • Exam minimum score: 80%
  • Work experience: See prerequisite; click here for affidavit form to prove your experience.

Certification requirements for Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation

  • Workshop attendance
  • Exam minimum score: 70% (If you already hold Level 1 Unbonded PT – Field Installation certification, passing score of minimum 70% constitutes renewal.)
  • Work experience: See prerequisite

Level 1&2 Bonded PT Field Specialist

This comprehensive 3-day workshop covers the installation and various types of duct systems, diverse methods for installation of prestressing steel(including strand and bar), stressing equipment operation and procedures, as well as operation of grouting equipment and grouting techniques.

Click here for Level 1&2 Bonded PT Field Specialist information flyer with a form to register by e-mail, fax, or phone.

Attendees of this workshop can receive Level 1 or Level 2 certification based on exam performance and the following requirements:

Workshop prerequisite

  • None

Certification requirements for Level 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist

  • Workshop attendance
  • Exam minimum score: 80%
  • Work experience: 1500 hours installation or inspection of grouted PT (500 placing + 500 stressing + 500 grouting); click here for an affidavit form to prove your experience.

Certification requirements for Level 1 Bonded PT – Field Installation

  • Workshop attendance
  • Exam minimum score: 70%
  • Work experience: None

Certification Renewal

Renewal of your PTI field certification—Field personnel certification expires 4 (four) years after the date of the exam and must be kept current by successful completion of a renewal exam that emphasizes recent specification changes. PTI has all field certification programs available for renewal online.

Click here to renew your PTI field certification.


General Workshop Information

Workshop refund/cancellation policy—PTI will refund registration fees if canceled in advance of the workshop as follows: 100% of the fees will be refunded for requests made more than 21 days in advance of the workshop. The fee less an $85 cancellation charge will be refunded for requests made 8 to 21 days in advance. No refunds will be issued for requests made within 7 days of the workshop.

PTI reserves the right to cancel or reschedule workshops at any time,and in such case will refund 100% of the registration fees. If PTI cancels or reschedules a workshop in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the e-mail address you provided when registering.

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