Texas Asphalt Pavement Quality Initiative

Be Part of the Texas Asphalt Pavement Quality Initiative! Join the Texas Asphalt Pavement Association for a series of hands-on, interactive workshops designed to deliver essential, yet practical information to personnel working at every level on asphalt pavement projects, from design to construction. Contact Jim Warren, Director of Engineering and Technology at TXAPA for more details at (512) 312-2099 or by email at jwarren@texasasphalt.org.

ENGINEER PROGRAM

March 2020*

The Engineer Program is recommended for TxDOT Area, District, Design, Project, and Maintenance Engineers, and CE&I Firms. Participants will better understand how to specify, design, construct, and maintain quality, longer-lasting asphalt pavements.

INSPECTOR PROGRAM

April 2020*

The Inspector Program is recommended for TxDOT Inspectors, CE&I Firms, and City/County Inspectors. Participants will better understand key aspects of production and construction necessary to provide proper inspection services for asphalt pavement projects.

PLANT OPERATIONS

April 2020*

The Plant Operations Program is recommended for Plant Superintendents, Foremen, and Quality Control Personnel. Participants will better understand key aspects of plant operations necessary to apply best practices when working with asphalt at the plant.

ROADWAY OPERATIONS

April 2020*

The Roadway Operations Program is recommended for Plant Superintendents, Foremen, Quality Control Personnel, and Project Managers. Participants will better understand key aspects of asphalt pavement construction (from surface preparation through compaction) necessary to apply best practices when constructing asphalt roads.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THE TEXAS ASPHALT PAVEMENT QUALITY INITIATIVE WORKSHOPS:

  1. Courses are designed with the participant in mind; the focus is on interactive and experiential learning. We promise to use PowerPoint responsibly!
  2. From hands-on learning to equipment demonstrations, these courses will deliver the highest quality education available in the Asphalt Industry.
  3. Classroom learning is tied to an online resource where participants can access course materials and additional course content; its a one-stop experience for everything asphalt in Texas.
  4. Each participant will take away what they need to know to do their job safely, more efficiently, and more effectively.

TEXAS ASPHALT PAVEMENT QUALITY INITIATIVE WORKSHOPS SERIES FAQs

WHO SHOULD ENROLL?

We encourage all interested participants to enroll in multiple courses for a well-rounded education in asphalt pavements.

WHEN DOES THE PROGRAM LAUNCH?

The Engineer Program debuts in March, 2020, with subsequent courses available in April, 2020.

WHERE ARE WORKSHOPS HELD?

Classes are held at the TXAPA Campus in Buda, Texas, virtually in our online learning environment, or at your location.**

WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT?

Course vary in length from one to four days.

WHAT KIND OF CREDIT DO PARTICIPANTS EARN?

The TXAPQI Program is designed to add asphalt-specific knowledge to the professional toolkits of those tasked with specifying, designing, inspecting, and building asphalt projects. The workshops may be required or strongly encouraged by your employer.

The TXAPQI Program courses are considered professional development and are eligible for PDH credits. At this time, the program does not offer certification.

HOW MUCH DOES THE PROGRAM COST?

A program fee schedule will be released shortly. Please contact TXAPA with questions.

* Release dates are tentative.

** On-location courses available in Q4. Please check TexasAsphalt.org for details beginning December 2019.


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