ACPA Operator Certification Program

The ACPA offers the only nationally recognized safety certification program for concrete pump operators. We've certified over 5,000 concrete pump operators nationwide, to help them achieve the highest degree of professionalism - and to maintain the strictest standards for safety.

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Point-by-point exams ensure that operators are fully knowledgeable of safety in all aspects of their jobs.

Certification has been shown to improve safety, decrease accident rates in the workplace, and has become a critical standard for customers looking for reliable, high-quality pumping contractors.

Recertification keeps operators focused on correct practices and complete safety procedures.

Effective July 1, 2012, completing the ACPA Operator Safety Presentation 4.01 program or attending an ACPA Operator Safety Seminar are the only two methods in which to fulfill the mandatory continuing education requirement for all operators seeking ACPA certification or recertification.  The ACPA Certification Preparation Series will no longer be accepted.

Certification is available at a 60% discount for ACPA members.

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Certification Available

  • 2 - Grout & Pea Rock
  • 3A - Trailer Pump - General
  • 3B - Trailer Pump - High Pressure
  • 4A - 3-Section Boom
  • 4B - 4-Section Boom
  • 4C - 50M and Larger Boom
  • 5 - Separate Placing Boom

Current Versions of Test Being Used By the National Office

A new version of the ACPA Certification Test, Version 01.17, will take effect January 01, 2017.

If you have versions 02.14 or 03.15, you must either use or replace them by January 01, 2017. To replace, simply send any unused, old tests to the ACPA National Office and we will replace them with the new version FREE of CHARGE.

Once we make the conversion to the 2017 edition, we CANNOT process them under our customized grading system. Any old versions received after January 01, 2017 will be returned for re-testing.


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