With decades of experience in the design, application and testing of asphalt, our courses are renowned as being some of the best in the industry for professionals.
This year is no exception, we are planning an impressive number of courses to run at various locations around the country – but if you don’t see your area listed – don’t worry! We can always come to you!
Our accredited courses have been designed by professionals and can be moved to different locations, for no extra fee.
So, if you are a project manager or site education officer, looking for some training opportunities for your staff, look here first!
NATIONAL BINDER TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE
ASPHALT BINDER COURSE PART ONE – FOUR
HOW LONG: Courses held over two full days
LOCATION: MICHIGAN RAMADA HOTEL
WHEN: 18 FEBRUARY – 23 MARCH
TUTOR: Andrew Milligan P.E. Institute of Asphalt
WHAT DOES THE COURSE COMPRISE OF?
An introduction to Asphalt Binders.
Chapter one – Concepts of engineering
Chapter two – The handling of Asphalt Binders
Chapter three – Measuring Temperatures
Chapter four – The PG system introduced
Chapter five – Grading and specifications
Chapter six – Miscellaneous testing
Chapter seven – RTFO
Chapter eight – Paving
Chapter nine – Lab tour
Review and seminar
Questions and answer session with tutor
Lab exam practical session
Final lab exam
WHEN DOES IT START: 8.45am – 5.30pm
ALSO: Lunch provided 12.30pm-1pm included in the cost
THE BASICS OF ASPHALT BINDERS
HOW LONG: Three hour course
LOCATION: Michigan Holiday Inn Hotel
WHEN: February 27th – March 10th
TUTOR: Jack Mellor P.E.
WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COMPRISE OF?
This gives a good overview to asphalt binders and will broach these topics.
Asphalt binders and the constituents in them
The physical qualities of asphalt binders
The behavior of asphalt binders
How to prepare for the sampling, testing and heating of binders
Specifications of asphalt binders
Asphalt binders modifications
Cutbacks and asphalt emulsions
Binders used in roofing
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This course is designed for people who need an overview of the basics of asphalt binders, but do not have a lot of time available.
By the end of the session, all students should have a general idea about asphalt binders and the way they respond to heat and loading.
WHEN DOES IT START: 8.45am and 1pm
ALSO: Group registrations are welcomed for this course. We can also tailor it to suit the needs of your workplace and come and deliver the course in house for you.
Please contact Abi Mitchell to discuss group registrations or workplace in house placements.