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Course Overview
Course attendees will receive a fast-paced, two-days program, developed especially for concrete industry personnel who need fundamental yet practical concrete knowledge. This course combines classroom instruction, lab demonstrations, and hands-on training to help employees meet customer needs. Course topics will include an Introduction to Concrete Materials, Properties of Concrete, Placement & Sampling Procedures, and Concrete Fresh Property Testing.
Upon Completion of course and passing the exam, attendees received a certificate accredited by American Society of Testing & Materials (ASTM).
Course Benefits
  • Design, prepare and test concrete mixtures
  • Observe first-hand how chemical admixtures and supplementary cementing materials (SCMs) are used to enhance concrete proportions

  • Discover how construction practices and weather impact concrete strength and durability

Who Should Attend

  • Government Officials

  • Engineers

  • Supervisors

  • Design Professionals

  • Consultants

  • Contractors

  • Specialized Contractors



Course Lecturer

Mr. Michael Caldarone

Principal Engineer, Concrete & Cementitious-based Materials Group

Mr. Caldarone is a Principal Engineer in the Concrete & Cement-Based Materials Group. His services include providing professional consultation related to specifications, concrete and other cement-based mixture development, material-related forensic investigations, a long history of litigation support and expert witness testimony, and mentoring. His career experience includes the manufacturing of portland cement precast, pre-stressed and ready-mixed concrete. He has strong experience in chemical admixture technologies, the manufacturing, distribution and use of all mainstream mineral admixtures for concrete.


His other areas of expertise include very strong emphasis in high-strength and high performance concrete, mass concrete, underwater-placed concrete, durability engineering of both new and existing concrete structures, and development of concretes to meet specific performance criteria. He has been a member of the American Concrete Institute for 35 years, a Fellow of the Institute, a past Chairman of ACI Committee 363 on High-Strength Concrete, and an active member of several other ACI committees.


Course Fees

  • 1 Attendee:                     3,500 QAR  / person

  • 2 Attendees:                   3,250 QAR / person

  • 3 or more Attendees:      3,000 QAR / person

Cost includes class and hands-on training, handouts, lunch and certificate from ASTM

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