2016 ASPHALT TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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Background:  The Colorado Chapter of the American Public Works Association and the Colorado Asphalt Pavement Association (CAPA) established a scholarship program to expand on the asphalt education opportunities persons who are involved in the design, testing quality control, production, management, supervision, or direction of capital and maintenance projects.  Funding has been obtained through both organizations to support asphalt pavement related training and educational opportunities for personnel employed by public work agencies in Colorado, contractors and consultants.

Program:  The primary training opportunity that is being presented is the Short Course in Asphalt Technology taught at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.  The purpose of this one-week intensive course is to provide a general understanding of all phases of HMA technology.  Upon completion, the participant will be able to make knowledgeable decisions related to HMA pavements and communicate effectively with asphalt specialists and contractors when the need arises.  The course will be held the week of February 22, 2016.

For more information, contact NCAT at (334) 844-6241 or by visiting their web site at: http://www.eng.auburn.edu/center/ncat.  Click on “Education” at the top of the page, and then click on “Upcoming Training Courses” for brochure or information.

To apply:  Click here for the application 

Follow Tom Clayton:

Director of Training and Member Services since April 2005. Co-chair of the LabCAT Technical Committee. As well as LabCAT Certification Levels A-E, I and S. A Colorado and Denver native, and have more than 38 years of experience in the Geotechnical Engineering Industry. I am also the CAPA Web Administrator and Author.