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Asphalt Plant Level 1 Class

Qualification Details

Written Exam Required.

Full Class Price:

Proficiency Exam Required.

Allowed up to 2 hours to complete the written exam.


Open Book Written Exam.

Class Duration:

Three Days

Class Objective:

To ensure all test results used for quality control, verification, dispute resolution and acceptance of asphalt mix are performed in accordance with standard test methods, so the test results reflect the actual characteristics of the asphalt mixtures and specification requirements are met.

Subject Matter:

-Sampling of Bituminous Materials (FM 1-T040)
-Sampling of Hot Mix Bituminous Paving Mixtures (FM 1-T168)
-Bulk Specific Gravity of Compacted Bituminous Mixtures (FM 1-T166)
-Maximum Specific Gravity of Bituminous Paving Mixtures (FM 1-T209)
-Standard Method for Preparing and Determining the Density of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Specimens by Means of the SHRP Gyratory Compactor (AASHTO TP4-97)

-Quantitative Determination of Asphalt Content from Asphalt Paving Mixtures by the Ignition Method (FM 5-563

-Mechanical Analysis of Extracted Aggregate (FM T-30)
-Quantitative Extraction of Bitumen from Bituminous Paving Mixtures by Use of a Non-Chlorinated Solvent (FM 5-544)

Initial Qualification Requirements:

-Pass Asphalt Plant Level 1 Written Exam
-Pass Asphalt Plant Level 1 Proficiency Exam


Re-Qualification Requirements:

Same as Initial Qualification Requirements

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