Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector


A certified Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge required to properly inspect the installation of post-installed adhesive and mechanical anchors in concrete. The Inspector must understand the responsibilities and qualification requirements of the Installer, inspection requirements as cited in the documents governing the construction of the project, and the process governing the qualification of anchor systems.

*This expanded program includes and covers all of the Adhesive Anchor Installation Inspector program materials; certification candidates are now directed to this program for concrete anchor inspection certification.


Certification Testing Member: $505 Non Member: $560

Includes study guide, classroom review, mandatory adhesive anchor installation demonstration, and written exams.

Written Exam Only Member: $220 Non Member: $275

Only for those individuals who failed their written exam on their first attempt. Fee includes review session and written or performance exam. (no study guide)


Review Session
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Classroom Review Session

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Mandatory Adhesive Anchor Installation Demonstration

Testing Session
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Written Exams 


This program requires demonstration of the knowledge covered on the Job Task Analysis (JTA) for Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector:

Job Task Analysis (JTA) for ACI Certification of Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector

The JTA is a detailed list of specific points of knowledge that may be included in the examinations for this ACI Certification program. ACI urges candidates to use the JTA to prepare for the certification exams.


  • ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who attain passing grades on the ACI written examinations and who attend an adhesive anchor installation demonstration session, which must include the vertical down and vertical up installations utilizing both system types (retaining cap and piston plug). 

  • The forty-five-minute installation examination is closed-book and consists of approximately 45 multiple-choice questions. To pass the installation examination the examinee must attain a minimum score of 74%.

  • The two-hour inspection examination is open-book and consists of approximately 55 multiple choice questions. To pass the installation examination the examinee must attain a minimum score of 60% on each subsection, and an overall score of 70%.


*Times and days are subject to change without notice.
There is absolutely no photography, audio or video recording allowed at the reivew or testing session.


Individuals requesting special accommodations enabling them to participate in ACI certification examinations must submit a letter from their primary physician to the Las Vegas Chapter ACI describing the physical challenge and providing a proposed solution (i.e. more time, a reader for the questions, physical assistance, etc.).  The Las Vegas Chapter ACI will forward the request and physician’s letter to ACI for direction.  Since the notification and formulation of appropriate accommodations takes time, candidates must make their request and submit the physician letter to the Las Vegas Chapter ACI at least three weeks prior to a certification examination session to formulate appropriate accommodations, arrange for their availability at the session, and accept the registration.


Participant can cancel registration by emailing a request to [email protected] five (5) business days prior to a certification training or testing session to receive a refund of the registration fee less a $150.00 cancellation fee. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the event by emailing [email protected]