Prerequisites are Asphalt Plant Levels I and II classes including passing the written exam and hands-on proficiency for each class.
Mix Design is a difficult course, and we recommend the face-to-face class for first time credential candidates.
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 REQUIRED. Exam and proficiency required for certification.
This is an online Canvas course. The test is an online VDOT Material Certification Exam within Canvas and testing will occur at VCCS community college testing centers.