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SALARY & BENEFITS COMPARISON

There are numerous advantages to acquiring more certifications, including first and foremost the Reinforced Concrete ICC certification. On top of being more marketable, additional certifications equates to higher pay. Higher pay means you don’t have to work as many hours to make the same amount of money you made prior to increasing your certification levels. Working less hours gives you more free time to pursue hobbies and spend with your family. You can qualify for better jobs, work for better companies, and move up into higher paying positions. It’s easy to see how a small investment in a preparation and training course can pay multiple dividends in the end after taking and passing the ICC Reinforced Concrete test.

$2 – $8 hourly increase = $5K to $16K+ per year
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  • Increased value within company and among peers
  • More demand and marketability within industry
  • Personal satisfaction of increased job responsibilities
  • Secure positioning within company to withstand the current trends within the industry
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At SI Certs, success is the only option. We’ve prepared the most relevant and comprehensive approach to preparing for and passing the ICC Reinforced Concrete test. We’re following the same protocol for the other certification courses in development. Plus, we take the test each time the codes update, so we know what’s been updated and what our users are experiencing.

With regular studying 5 nights a week, it takes an average user 2-3 weeks to complete the course. We give you 90 days of unlimited access. You are guaranteed the support you need until you pass the test. This includes full course access and one-to-one coaching via 24/hour email support.

Our guarantee provides you the assurance you need that you will be successful in your pursuit of certifications. We will support you until you pass the test, provided that you register and take the test prior to your course membership expiring. We want you to have confidence in your investment in your future – see the testimonials from our users, many whom have struggled with the test until they found and used the certification courses at sicerts.com.

Course extensions require that you provide proof of test registration and testing attempts. With this proof, SI Certs will extend course access in 30-day increments. Register today, and don’t delay the advancement of your career.

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THE SI CERTS PLAN SET

ONE OF A KIND TUTORIAL PLAN SET

SI Certs has created a truly one-of-a-kind set of structural plans preparing you for what you will experience on exam day for the ICC Reinforced Concrete, Prestressed Concrete, or Soils Test. This set of plans is unique because it incorporates a built-in training system that walks you through how to read blueprints, right on the plans themselves! This is unlike anything else in the industry.

Our custom added notes on the plans guide users through each page, providing the necessary cross-referencing tools and the most efficient techniques. Corresponding audio guides built right into the online course are identified on the plans – users now have audio narration walking them through the set.

The test plans are extremely difficult because the layout of information is unlike anything you’ve ever seen in the industry. After using the SI Certs’ Tutorial Plan Set, our users gain confidence, saying they are prepared for the test.

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1. ENTIRELY ONLINE
Learning online allows you to work at your own pace, from the comfort of your home, while holding down a full-time job and family. Online education is on the rise because it’s accessible from anywhere in the world and it’s compatible with many tablet and portable devices. An online course can be completed around a demanding working schedule and in a relatively short amount of time.

Consider the cost savings of an online course – no gas to pay to travel to and from a brick and mortar classroom; no commuting time wasted; no outside commitments foiled because of class times conflicting with your own appointments; no leaving work early or taking off a week of work to attend class, and losing that income as a result; and no waiting for the class schedule to finish faster so you so you can take the test sooner if you want to. SI Certs has intentionally capitalized on the online format because of the inherent advantages of being able to learn at your own pace, on your own schedule.

2. MORE LEARNING TOOLS

A traditional classroom setting can be limited in terms of learning tools and resource restrictions. SI Certs has taken advantage of the different capabilities possible with learning on a computer. Our course combines text, video, audio, hand drawn illustrations, and actual physical plans to make your learning experience an interesting one. Unlike some traditional classes where the teacher drones on and on and bores his students, you won’t be bored with this course. Or worse – you sit in a room with no instruction, left alone to look up 100s of questions in a booklet. You may become familiar with portions of the code, but you learn little about the actual certification or discipline which you will soon be expected to perform. You end up paying lots of money for an outdated and limited approach.

Prior to entering the construction special inspection field, I completed a masters degree program at a well-known online university. My graduate degree was in education, which prepared me to create useful online courses.

I learned important teaching methods based on the latest research findings. These findings described how students learn best under different environments, including online courses. Also, I was able to see what worked best for me as an online student. I incorporated all these things throughout SI Certs.

Our course references the portions of the code you need and doesn’t waste time on the parts you don’t. Hand-drawn illustrations are provided throughout to simplify complex portions of the code so you can process the material quicker and move on. Audio guides are positioned throughout the course, expounding on the code material to explain confusing concepts and lessen the amounts of reading involved.

Trace-back references are provided throughout the teaching sessions to help you learn how to navigate your code books quickly. We’ll help you become familiar with the code books. This is very important because it allows you to finish the code portion of the test in less time. You’ll have more time for plan reading and reviewing your answers before time is up. Also, we provide timed practice exams so you can evaluate your progress.

3. ONE OF A KIND TUTORIAL PLAN SET

SI Certs has created a truly one-of-a-kind set of Reinforced Concrete structural plans similar to what you will experience on exam day. This set of plans is unique because it incorporates a built-in training system that walks you through how to read blueprints, right on the plans themselves! This is unlike anything else in the industry.

There are colored notes on the plans that guide you through the different pages and show you how to properly cross-reference. Also, corresponding audio guides are built right into the online course and identified on the plans so you can have audio narration walking you through the plans as well. If you are new to structural plan reading or need guidance on plan reading to pass the plans portion of the Reinforced Concrete test, then the SI Certs Tutorial Plan Set is the set of training plans you need.

The plans on the test are extremely difficult because the layout of information is scattered throughout in the most illogical fashion. This, of course, is intentional. So we’ve tailored our Tutorial Plan Set and coupled instruction with key strategies to prepare you to navigate the test’s plans successfully and prior to time running out. After using our Plan Set, our users gain confidence, saying they are prepared for the test. We have seen the passing results.

4. PERSONAL, ONE-TO-ONE COACHING

When you sign up for the SI Certs Reinforced Concrete course, you will not only have access to the learning tools, but you will also have access to personal, one-to-one coaching via email. One of the most valuable things I experienced during my online degree education was the interaction with my instructor. Therefore, after you register for the course, I’ll give you my email address and you can send me questions about the exam.

Email has several advantages over more traditional communication methods. First, it allows you time to carefully formulate your question and consider everything you want to ask. When I participated in classroom-based courses, I would often ask questions but then think of additional questions hours after the class ended. Having email access to my instructor would have been a very helpful component, but some of my instructors did not welcome that type of communication.

Second, a written question and answer can provide a level of detail and clarity that can be left out during face-to-face conversations. The teacher’s agenda can override what you actually need to know and create an environment where students are not comfortable asking questions. Also, because of time constraints and the other classroom participants, questions and responses will be limited in order to cover the necessary material.

What I experienced during my two years of online university was that my instructor and I could have very beneficial dialogue via email that was lengthy and comprehensive when needed, descriptive and clear, and I could reread the response as many times as I needed to digest and understand the concepts. Email is a great tool because it saves the answers to important questions and you can reference them any time down the road when you need to know the answer again.

5. MOST AFFORDABLE COURSE ON THE MARKET

Our goal at SI Certs is to provide the best courses we can, at a price that everyone can afford. Also, you can pay in installments if you don’t have all the money upfront. Start taking the course today for as little as $60 a month! You will have the option to break up the cost into monthly payments after completing the registration page using the PayPal checkout option.

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CAREER ADVANCEMENT

The ICC Reinforced Concrete certification is arguably the most important certification for special inspectors because every foundation on any building or structure involves reinforced concrete. While buildings can comprise of structural masonry walls, precast tilt-up panels, wood framing, or even a structural steel shell, reinforced concrete is always at the foundation. This makes the ICC Reinforced Concrete certification the centerpiece of an inspector’s resume and a necessity for moving up among your peers.

As a special inspector with Reinforced Concrete, you can start the job at the beginning of vertical construction. Often this certification also leads to management of the project in the field because the Reinforced Concrete inspector is the first one on the job as it comes out of the ground.

Getting more certifications is the key to your success as an inspector because it opens up doors for better job opportunities, better pay, and the ability to work better projects. When your company bids a job, they have a greater chance to land work when they can provide an inspector with multiple certifications. Owners, owner’s representatives and design-build contractors prefer one multi-certed person who can inspect multiple structural elements versus several single-certed persons on-site because it’s much more efficient and saves the owner more money.

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COMPREHENSIVE MATERIALS LIST

Wheelbarrow: capable of holding and transporting 1 cu.ft. of concrete (min. size for sampling)
Temperature Measuring Device: ability to measure 30 – 120 degrees F, within +/- 1 degree F
Slump Cone: 4″ (top) x 8″ (base) x 12″ (height), tolerance of +/- 1/8-inch for any dimension
Tamping Rod (Slump & Pressure Air Meter): 5/8″ dia. (+/- 1/16-inch) x 16 – 24″ long, with one or both ends having a hemispherical tip
Tamping Rod (Volumetric Air Meter): same as Slump & Pressure Air Meter, but can be made of high density polyurethane or alternate plastic with similar abrasive resistance
Tamping Rod (Test Specimens): 4″ greater than depth of mold (not to exceed 24″ long); 3/8″ dia. for cylinder or width of beam < 6" diameter; 5/8" dia. for cylinder or width of beam 6" or greater diameter
Scoop: a size large enough that each amount of concrete taken from the sampling receptacle is representative, and small enough so it’s not spilled during placement into slump cone or bowl
Strike-Off Bar: metal, at least 1/8″ x 3/4″ x 12″ (thickness by length), or (volumetric) polyethylene bar min. 1/4″ x 3/4″ 12″
Strike-Off Plate: rectangular plate with a length and width at least 2″ greater than the diameter of the measure used and: metal, at least 3/4″ thick; or acrylic or glass, at least 1/2″ thick
Mallet: mass must be 1.25 +/- .5 lb for containers .5 cu.ft. or smaller, and 2.25 +/- .5 lb for containers larger than .5 cu.ft.
Measuring Bowl: min. diameter .75 to 1.25 times the height, capacity of at least 0.20 cu.ft.
Bowl (Volumetric Method): diameter equal to 1 to 1.25 times the height, capacity of at least .075 cu.ft.
Vibrator (Air Meters): vibrating element .75″ – 1.5″ thick max by min. 24″ length; also minimum 7,000 vibrations per minute (only used on concrete slumps 3″ or less)
Vibrator (Test Specimens): no more than one-fourth the diameter of the cylinder mold or one-fourth the width of the beam mold; minimum 9,000 vibrations per minute
Trowel: standard brick mason’s trowel for finishing
Sieve: 1-1/2″ sieve for concrete with aggregate larger than 2″
Alcohol: isopropyl, 70% by volume
Measuring Vessel for Isopropyl Alcohol: min. capacity of one pint with graduates not larger than 4 ounces

Additional materials are used for determining Air Content and described in ASTMs C231 & C173.

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    THE SI CERTS ADVANTAGE

    The SI Certs Reinforced Concrete online course was developed from scratch to address the challenges of the ICC test and the demanding working schedules of full-time field technicians and inspectors. SI Certs has many advantages that are unique in the training and education industry.

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    1. ENTIRELY ONLINE – Study on your desktop, laptop, or tablet device.
    2. MORE LEARNING TOOLS – Relevant illustrations and integrated audio guides.
    3. ONE OF A KIND TUTORIAL PLAN SET – Teaches you plan reading hands-on.
    4. PERSONAL, ONE-TO-ONE COACHING – Help anytime you need it.
    5. MOST AFFORDABLE COURSE ON THE MARKET – Highest-rated & best value.

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    • HANDS ON LEARNING
    • TUTORIAL TEACHING SET
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    THE SI CERTS ADVANTAGE

    The SI Certs Reinforced Concrete online course was developed from scratch to address the challenges of the ICC test and the demanding working schedules of full-time field technicians and inspectors. SI Certs has many advantages that are unique in the training and education industry.

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    1. ENTIRELY ONLINE – Study on your desktop, laptop, or tablet device.
    2. MORE LEARNING TOOLS – Relevant illustrations and integrated audio guides.
    3. ONE OF A KIND TUTORIAL PLAN SET – Teaches you plan reading hands-on.
    4. PERSONAL, ONE-TO-ONE COACHING – Help anytime you need it.
    5. MOST AFFORDABLE COURSE ON THE MARKET – Highest-rated & best value.

    MORE INFO

    LIMITED TIME OFFER

    REINFORCED CONCRETE COURSE

    ONLY

    $349

    Regularly $599

    SI CERTS PLAN SET

    (optional)

    • FULL SET OF STRUCTURAL PLANS SHIPPED TO YOU
    • PLAN READING MASTERY
    • HANDS ON LEARNING
    • TUTORIAL TEACHING SET
    • INTEGRATED INTO COURSE
    • LEARN PLAN READING FASTER

    $99

    COURSE & PLAN SET BUNDLE

    $30 instant savings $429

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To take advantage of this offer, click on the link below where you can purchase a course extension for only $149.00. You will have an additional 30 days of access right where you left off. This is a one-time only offer, and is valid only for the next 5 days. Course can take up to an hour to reinstate.

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PERSONAL ONE-TO-ONE COACHING

Email has several advantages over more traditional communication methods. First, it allows you time to carefully formulate your question and consider everything you want to ask. When I participated in classroom-based courses, I would often ask questions but then think of additional questions hours after the class ended. Having email access to my instructor would have been a very helpful component, but some of my instructors did not welcome that type of communication.

Second, a written question and answer can provide a level of detail and clarity that can be left out during face-to-face conversations. The teacher’s agenda can override what you actually need to know, and create an environment where students are not comfortable asking questions. Also, because of time constraints and the other classroom participants, questions and responses are limited in order to cover the preplanned classroom curriculum. Email correspondence solves these common problems.

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