Division of Materials and Tests
Hot Mix Asphalt Certification Program
Course Title: Hot Mix Asphalt Roadway Certification Course
This three-day course is designed to provide both TDOT roadway inspectors and private contractors with a working knowledge and understanding of proper techniques for constructing Hot Mix Asphalt pavements with quality and efficiency according to TDOT specifications.
The course requires a working knowledge of the following:
Supervisor's approval and written recommendation
A general knowledge of roadway construction inspection
Familiarity with applicable TDOT Standard Specifications, Supplemental Specifications, and Special Provisions
Mathematical skills through basic algebra
TDOT will grant certification only to those applicants who meet the following requirements:
1) Attendance of the course in its entirety
2) A passing grade of 70% on the three hour written examination consisting of the following:
*NOTE: Cheating on any level WILL ABSOLUTELY NOT BE TOLERATED and will result in immediate expulsion from the course and a notification of supervisors and directors.
Recertification is necessary every five (5) years, and requires attendance of the three-day school and a passing grade on the written examination.
The use of cell phone calculators WILL NOT be permitted during exam.
Study materials are distributed at the beginning of the course.
A Valid Photo ID must be presented upon check-in