Continuing Education
2310 Centennial Road
105 Student Activities Center
Salina, KS 67401-8196
 
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785-826-2633
 
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Aggregate Field Tester

Prerequisite:

Pass Basic Math test at least 30 days prior to enrolled class date.

Course Description:

This course is required by the Kansas Department of Transportation for persons involved with aggregate field testing.

Learning Objectives:

     Practice random sampling.

     Reduce field samples of aggregate to testing size.

     Test fine material by washing.

     Determine moisture content by drying.

     Determine particle size by a sieve analysis.

     Test uncompacted void content of fine and coarse aggregates

Books:

     Aggregate Field book included in course fee

Cost:

     $455

Dates and Locations:

     October 28-31, 2013 – Salina

     December 2-5, 2013 – Salina

     February 3-6, 2014 – Salina

     April 28-May 1, 2014 – Salina

   Class Start Time:

     First day: 1 p.m.

     All other days: 9 a.m.

Testing Information:

Exam: This course requires a written exam and a performance exam which are given on the last day.

Score: A score of 60% on each portion of the written exam plus a 70% overall score is required to pass the exam. Failure on any part of the written exam requires a full retest. If three or less performance sub tests are failed, only the sub test failed must be retaken. If four or more sub tests are failed, all performance sub tests must be retaken.

Re-takes: Anyone needing to re-take the written and/or performance exams will be notified by mail from the CIT office with the re-take dates.

Re-takes are given on a testing day and must be taken within one year of the original test date. Written re-take fee: $32. Performance Re-take fee: $32