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›› Asphalt II

WAQTC Asphalt II

WAQTC Asphalt II

Class Dates: Apr 13th, 2019
Class Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Classroom Location: Richland Community Center (500 Amon Park Dr, Richland, WA 99352)
Laboratory Training Dates: Apr 14th
Laboratory Training Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Laboratory Location: Baer Testing (1106 Ledwich Ave, Yakima, WA 98902)
Written Exam Date: Apr 15th (Retake Apr 17th)
Written Exam Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Written Exam Location: WSDOT Training Facility Yakima
Practical Exam Dates: Apr 16th, 18th, 20th (day and time(s) to be assigned during class)
Practical Exam Times: TBD
Practical Exam Location: Baer Testing (1106 Ledwich Ave, Yakima, WA 98902)

Laboratory (L)
EXAM Written (W)
Performance (P)
T 168 Sampling of Bituminous Paving Mixtures C W, P
R 47 Reducing Samples of Asphalt Mixtures C, L W, P
T 329 Moisture Content of Asphalt Mixtures C, L W, P
T 308 Binder Content of HMA by Ignition C, L W, P
T 209 Theoretical Maximum SPG of HMA C, L W, P
T 166 Bulk SPG of Compacted HMA C, L W, P
R 166 Sampling of Asphalt Materials C, L W, P
T 30 Mechanical Analysis of Extracted Aggregate C, L W, P
T 312 Asphalt Mixture Specimens by Gyratory C, L W, P
TM 13 Volumetric Properties of HMA C W
  • Attendance of training sessions is required prior to taking the written and practical exams.
  • Students must pass the written exam before taking the practical exam.
  • After successfully passing both the written and practical exams, WAQTC certification numbers will be issued by WSDOT.
  • WAQTC certification is accepted in the following states: AK, CO, HI, ID, NM, OR, TX, UT, and WA

You will receive an Asphalt II manual with the WAQTC FOP procedures for the test methods listed above. You can also download these test procedures at www.waqtc.org

Instructor:  Chris Christensen, PE. Senior Project Manager, AAR Testing. Chris is a registered professional engineer in Washington, Alaska, Nevada and Utah. He has been a WAQTC examiner for the past 15 years. He has worked on dozens of airport and highway projects during his 27 years of experience in the construction testing and inspection industry.


Module Member Member Exam only * Non-Member Non-Member Exam only *
Asphalt Testing Technician II $500.00 $275.00 $600.00 $325.00

* Challenging an exam without completing the classroom instruction is allowed, but is strongly discouraged unless the technician is renewing their certification.

Registration:  Please email Bob Johnson at bob@nwcel.org with student name and company affiliation. Class size is limited, register ASAP to guarantee space.