Five courses are offered: Superpave QC/QA New Certification, Superpave QC/QA Re-certification, HMA Aggregate Consensus Tests, Tensile Strength Ratio (TSR), and Binder Ignition Oven. The full Superpave QC/QA (new certification) course lasts five days, the Superpave QC/QA re-certification course runs for two days, and the HMA Aggregate Consensus Tests, TSR, and Binder Ignition Oven courses are one day long.
The Superpave QC/QA courses are divided into modules as shown below.
|Introduction to Superpave|
|Mix Design Overview|
|HMA QC Plan|
|Gyratory Compactor Operations|
|Rice Specific Gravity|
|Tensile Strength Ratio|
|Quality Level Analysis|
The HMA Aggregate Consensus Tests, TSR, and Binder Ignition Oven course formats include lecture and laboratory sessions. Successful completion of proficiency tests and written exams are required to obtain certification.