Course topics include SuperPave and Stone Matrix Asphalt mix design, materials selection, test methods and specifications. Intended audience is plant lab personnel responsible for the control of asphalt plant mix and laboratory testing at the plant. Class is suggested for experienced plant person (several years of experience). This person will be responsible for asphalt mixture, testing, sampling and certifying lab results to VDOT. This person will also sign off on technicians with Level II certification. VDOT materials QA personnel, Materials Asphalt Lab Supervisor and Materials person responsible for mix design approval should attend. CALCULATOR, SAFETY GLASSES, AND SAFETY SHOES REQUIRED. Exam and proficiency required for certification.
This class is a combination of classroom and lab instruction. The test will be administered after class instruction. VDOT recommends holding a Plant Level II certification for at least 12 months prior to taking Mix Design.