Northeast Center of Excellence for Pavement Technology
201 Transportation Research Building
University Park, PA 16802
Technician Certification Program

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Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Workshop

This workshop is designed for technicians and engineers who understand and are experienced with the basic principles and procedures of asphalt concrete mixture design, testing, and voids analysis calculations. Applicants must be PennDOT Certified Level 1 Plant Technicians to attend, or equivalent for out of state participants.

This workshop fulfills the volumetric mix design requirements for PENNDOT Level 2 Plant Technician certification. Please remember to apply for your Level 2 Plant certification within 3 years of passing the exam associated with the Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Workshop and read Pub. 351 for the certification requirements.

This workshop has been updated to reflect the latest changes in test procedures, specifications, and implementation information. The duration of various sections may vary as needed.

This in-person course includes four (4) consecutive days. Day 1 is lecture to familiarize participants with the Superpave system. Day 2 and Day 3 are hands-on laboratory testing to evaluate a proposed Superpave mixture design. Day 4 is a written certification examination. Photo identification will be verified. NOTE: These in-person courses may be changed to a hybrid course with online lecture, in-person hands-on laboratory testing, and an online exam OR be cancelled due to future Federal, State or University safety guidelines regarding COVID.

You will need a copy of the Superpave Workshop Handout Manual during the course and for the open book examination. A printed copy of the Superpave Workshop Handout Manual will be distributed at this in-person course.

If Quantity is blank and cannot be selected, the course is full and no further registrations are accepted.

Only one course number can be selected in each order. Multiple people can be registered for the same course.

Quantity MUST equal the number of people registering in this order.

  Quantity Course Description Cost