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Shotcrete Certification 2018


  • Date: 12th-13th April 2018
  • Day 1: Punt Hill Hotel, 4-18 Ferguson St, Williamstown VIC 3016. (Need accommodation? Attendees receive 5% off and free wifi. Simply follow the link: use the code PRP2115 and comment CPAA in the description)
  • Day 2: Maguire Shotcrete, Laverton North VIC 3026.
  • Time: Day 1: 8:00am - 5:00pm Day 2: 8:00am - 2:00pm 
  • Food: Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea provided on both Days.


  • CPE Machinery Welcome Pack
  • ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman Textbook
  • ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman Workbook
  • Complimentary 1-year subscription to the American Shotcrete Association
  • CPAA Certificate of Completion
  • CPAA & ASA Stickers
  • CPAA Cap
  • Registration as a Certified Shotcrete Nozzlemen on the CPAA, ASA and ACI websites for public reference.

Six reasons you should attend in 2018!

1) Attain an internationally recognised shotcrete certification
2) Differentiate yourself from the competition in your industry
3) Become recognised and qualified for the skilled work that you do
4) Ask the tricky questions you were never sure about
5) Add another selling point to your resume for potential clients
6) It shows employers that you not only have a commitment to the industry but that you are educated and proven to be a certified nozzlemen.

Day 1: Education Course

The Shotcrete Nozzleman Education Course is a seven (7) hour classroom component for Nozzlemen seeking certification for the first time. The course is a pre-requisite before undertaking later Certification. The course, however, provides a great overview of the shotcrete process for owners, contractors and project managers.

What you will learn at the Day 1 Shotcrete Nozzleman Education Course:

  • Concrete Materials
  • Mixture Proportioning
  • What is Shotcrete
  • Shotcrete Materials
  • Shotcrete Equipment
  • Preparation for shooting
  • Shotcrete Placement Principles and Techniques
  • Communication
  • Environmental Conditions & Precautions
  • Finishing & Tolerance Controls
  • Safety

Day 2: Spraying and Examination

The Shotcrete Nozzleman Education Course with Certification is conducted over two (2) days. Day one (1) is the classroom component for Nozzlemen seeking certification for the first time. Full certification includes written components and performance exams. The performance exams require shooting test panels, coring and grading the quality of the shotcrete placement.

Nozzlemen are required to show 500 hours of shooting experience before they may pursue certification. Four certifications are available:

  • Wet Mix Vertical
  • Wet Mix Overhead

Shotcrete Education Course (1 Day) $2,000 $2,500
Shotcrete Course with Examination and Certification (2 Day) $2,700 $3,375


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