Current News

 
  • The WACEL Board of Directors voted on during the April meeting to require the Soils I Field Practical to be submitted prior to taking the written exam.  This is effective August 1, 2018.

 

  • WACEL Study Guides and videos demonstrating concrete testing are now available online.  Click here to go to the Resources Section.

 

  • Thank you to all of those who attended the May Membership Meeting in Tysons Corner on the new DCRA Special Inspections Manual presented by Lynn Underwood.  Please feel free to review the draft manual and forward comments to Mr. Underwood at Lynn.Underwood@dc.gov.

 

  • The 2018 Round Robin Proficiency Sampling will be done in May at Vulcan Materials in Springfield.  Click on the links for the Concrete Break Report and Aggregate Report and as a reminder, concrete breaks are to be done on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

 

  • Testing at the WACEL office is available Tuesday through Friday (June 26 to June 29, 2018).  Examinees should arrive between 9:30 am and 2:00 pm.  Exams will NOT be available on Monday, June 25, 2018.

Please contact Chris Worley at 301-652-7925 or chris@wacel.org to confirm availability.

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Upcoming Events

Register for meetings, training classes and practical exams, and keep up-to-date on the latest program updates and changes.

Soils Class

Saturday, July 14, 2018
ABC - Virginia
42680 Trade W Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
8:30am – 5:00pm

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Concrete Class

Saturday, July 21, 2018
ABC - Virginia
42680 Trade W Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
8:30am – 5:00pm

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Concrete Practical

(NEXT DATE WITH AVAILABLE TIMES)

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Vulcan Materials
5408 Industrial Drive
Springfield, VA 22151

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WACEL Membership Meetings

Plan now to attend upcoming WACEL Membership Meetings.  The May 24th meeting topic is "DCRA Special Inspections Manual" by Lynn Underwood - Chief Building Official/DCRA.

Mr. Underwood will be presenting the new District of Columbia Special Inspections Manual.  Included in his presentation is an overview of the new manual, special inspections procedures being implemented, and outlining the differences being placed on special inspections projects.

Attendees will receive one-hour Continued Education Credit (CEU) for attending this presentation.

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WACEL membership requires that all inspection agencies participate in an Inspection Agency Audit Program or an equivalent audit program.

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