Concrete College

Learn concrete mixing, application, finishing and testing techniques

Concrete College



Day 1

Will encompass a classroom seminar focusing on the constructability of concrete floors

  1. F-number system, random traffic floors, and defined traffic floors
  2. How to construct the proper base
  3. Mix designs (lower shrinkage and less curl, while optimizing workability and finishability)
  4. Hand tools (how and when)
  5. Bullfloats, checkrods, and bumpcutters
  6. Machine patterns (how they affect your floor)
  7. Trouble-shooting concrete floors


Day 2

Will be hands-on training in the placing and finishing of high tolerance F-number floors

  1. Prep base
  2. Verify mix design (slump, temp, and air)
  3. Expert training in placing and finishing of superflat and high tolerance floors
  4. Proper panning and troweling techniques
  5. Hand tool applications
  6. Testing methods using the F-number system



Upcoming Colleges

  • Somero Concrete Institute-ACI Tradesman Certification Class- September 25th & 26th 2017
  • Somero Concrete Institute-ACI Commercial /Industrial Flatwork Specialist-High Tolerance Fmin- Class- November 13th & 14th
  • Wacker-Neuson Concrete College- Industrial Floors-Building a Process December 5th & 6th 2017
  • Somero Concrete Institute - ACI Tradesman Certification Class- December 11th & 12th 2017

About Company

Structural Services Inc. has 5 offices, and provides specialized concrete consultation, training and forensics for the most advanced concrete applications.

Contact Us

115 Park Place Boulevard
Suite 300
Waxahachie, TX 75165
FAX: 214.522.6796

Our Locations

Corporate Headquarters - Dallas, TX

Atlanta, GA

Overland Park, KS

New Smyrna, FL (Daytona/Orlando)

Greenville, SC

Moline, IL