Briefly on Event
A Concrete Flatwork Finisher is a craftsman who has demonstrated knowledge about and the ability to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork. A Concrete Flatwork Technician is a person who is knowledgeable about proper procedures to place, consolidate, finish, edge, joint, cure and protect concrete flatwork, but who lacks sufficient work experience to qualify as a Concrete Flatwork Finisher.
Scope and Knowledge:
The primary technical resource for this program is ACI’s Concrete Craftsman Series, Slabs on Grade, CCS–1. The program requires knowledge in the following areas of concrete construction:
- Planning for slab-on-ground placement
- Concrete materials, mixture proportioning, and control tests
- Preparation before placing concrete
- Floor flatness and levelness
- Placing equipment
- Finishing tools and equipment
- Procedures for finishing slabs-on-ground
- Curing and protection of concrete
- Finishing problems and possible solutions
The assessment will be examined by ACI (USA) and will only grant certification to those examinees who obtain a passing grade on the written examination. The two-hour written examination is closed-book and consists of approximately 50 multiple-choice questions and the passing grade for the written examination is 70%. Recertification is necessary every five years and requires successful completion of a written examination.
LIM KOK SOO (STEVEN)
Steven Lim has been involved in the construction industry for more than 20 years starting as a site supervisor for road infrastructure and progressing as a project manager responsible for 5 acres of housing development project. Subsequent to the completion of housing development project in 2004, Steven Lim has joined Zacklim Flat Floor Specialist Sdn Bhd specialising in concrete flooring works.
Steven Lim pursued his further study in obtaining his MBA in Project Management in year 2004 from the University of Southern California in collaboration with University Of Malaysia. In year 2013, Steven Lim successfully obtained his ACI-certified Industrial & Commercial Flatworks license in Las Vegas / 2014 Dipstick USA ACI- F-Number.
Over the past 15 years, Steven Lim has gained vast experience in constructing world class standard floors locally and in overseas including Qatar, India, Vietnam, etc.
ACADEMY OF CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER
No. 33-2, Jalan PJS 5/30, Petaling Jaya Commercial City (PJCC), 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia