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QC/QA Technician Certification

QC/QA Technician Certification


New York Construction Materials Association QC/QA Technician
Certification Program 2020

Program Information

This is the only program currently recognized by the NYSDOT as meeting its requirements for Quality Control/Quality Assurance Technician Certification as stated in its Sec. 401 Quality Control Asphalt Concrete. It includes laboratory performance testing and a written exam.

Certification is valid for five years and is based upon the following procedures:

  • AASHTO R-90
    Standard Practice for Sampling Aggregate Products
  • AASHTO T-248
    Reducing Field Samples
  • AASHTO T-27
    Sieve Analysis Coarse and Fine Aggregates Hot Bin Analysis
  • AASHTO T-168/ASTM D 979
    Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures
  • NYSDOT Method 5
    Compacting Marshall Specimens
  • AASHTO T-166
    Bulk Specific Gravity Compacted Specimens
  • AASHTO T-269
    Percent Air Voids
  • AASHTO T-209
    Maximum Specific Gravity
  • AASHTO T-40/ASTM D-140
    Sampling Bituminous Material
  • NYSDOT Materials Method 28
    Friction Aggregate Control and Test Procedures
  • AASHTO T-312
    Standard Method for Preparing and Determining the Density of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Specimens by Means of Superpave Gyratory Compactor
  • NYSDOT Procedure 96
    QC/QA Procedures for HMA Production and NYSDOT Section 401 Quality Control Asphalt Concrete

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Registration Information

The program will be held in two locations: Alfred State College (ASC), Alfred, NY in the Engineering Building Room 329 and Advance Testing Company, Inc. (ATC), Campbell Hall, NY.

Association Members $625 $725
NYSDOT Employees $625 $725
Non-Association Members $925 $1025

*The fee is nonrefundable and due upon confirmation of program date. Your program date is secured ONLY by payment of the program fee.

The fee includes the manual and breakfast/lunch each day. The manual will be made available upon receipt of payment for the certification program. The manual is updated yearly and can be purchased separate from the certification program for a fee of $45

We reserve the right to cancel any class with insufficient enrollment. Substitutes will be accepted up to one week before the start of the program. Additional dates in June/September may be available if there are at least 8 on a waitlist.

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Available Dates

March 19 - 20
March 26 - 27
April 2 - 3
April 16 - 17
April 23 - 24
April 30 - May 1
May 7 - 8

Please select your first, second, and third choices on the Registration Form (pdf). Return the form with check (made payable to THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION) to:

Center for Community Education and Training
Alfred State College
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone (607) 587-4015
Fax (607) 587-3295

Recertification (pdf)

You will be notified by email as to your assigned program date.

Sign up for written examination (pdf)

Sign up for certification extension (pdf)

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