Train City USA Courses For 2018

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

COST: $90

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

Written exam

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

COST: $55

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.