Kentucky Aggregate Technician Program

Kentucky Aggregate Technician Program

2016-17 Class Schedule

Kentucky Aggregate Technician Program Registration Form

Requalification Exam:

Requalification Exam: This class is for those who currently hold an Aggregate Technician Certification which will expire by December 2017 and who desire to be qualified for an addi-tional five years. Participants who fail the exam must successfully complete the 2 1/2 day Aggregate Technician course to main-tain their qualification.
Requalification Exam Fee: $250.00, Late $300.00
Requalification Exam Deadline: Friday, November 14, 2016
Course Locations: 
Hinkle Training Center, Bowen, KY - December 6, 2016 
Scotty’s Technology Center, Bowling Green, KY - December 8, 2016 
Frankfort Testing Lab, Frankfort, KY - December 13, 2016

Sampling Technician Courses:
Sampling Technicians: This class is for those who need to be qualified to perform sampling of aggregates, but who do not need to be qualified to perform testing of aggregate samples.
Sampling Technician Fee: $200.00, Late $250.00
Sampling Technician Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2016
Course Locations:
Hinkle Training Center, Bowen, KY - January 9, 2017
Frankfort Testing Lab, Frankfort, KY - January 23, 2017 
Scotty’s Technology Center, Bowling Green, KY - February 6, 2017


Aggregate Technician Courses:
Aggregate Technicians: This class is for those who need to be qualified to perform sampling and testing. Aggregate technicians for Approved Sources are required by the Kentucky specifications.
Aggregate Technician Fee: $575.00, Late $650.00
Sampling Technician Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2016
Course Locations:
Hinkle Training Center, Bowen, KY - January 10-12, 2017 
Frankfort Testing Lab, Frankfort, KY - January 24-26, 2017
Scotty’s Technology Center, Bowling Green, KY - February 7-9, 2017

Cancellation Policy: Must be received 3 business days prior to the course date for a refund (less a $50.00 administrative fee.) “No shows” will forfeit his/her registration fee.



The following registration guidelines must be maintained in order to properly administer the KATP program and allow for its continued operation. 

  • Courses are offered provided that the minimum number of course applicants have registered for each class. 
  • Registration Form must be filled out completely or it will not be accepted and mailed back
  • Registration and payment for program applicants must be received before admittance to the course. The state will be billed for all state employees. 
  • Registrations received late will be placed in classes based on availability. All applications are time/date stamped and classes are filled as they are received. Preferences of applicants may not be available. Apply early if a strong preference for a particular course/location
  • Applicants will be emailed a confirmation with driving directions, lodging information etc. after the registration form and payment is received—approximately 2 weeks prior to the class date. 
  • Course manuals will be mailed to requalification exam registrants only. Other courses will have manuals pre-sented at the class by the instructors. An on-line version is posted to the KCSA website ( for prior examination. 


Below are sections of the Qualified Aggregate Technician Program manual. Portions of the AASHTO and ASTM standards could not be reproduced because of copywrite restrictions. Those sections will be in the hard-copy manual you receive at your class/test location.

Sampling Technician classes will utilize sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 13, 14,15,16,17, and 20.

1 – Aggregate Applications
2 – Sampling Aggregates
3 – Random Samples
4 – Visual Acceptance
5 – Geology
6 – Volumetrics
7 – Physical Tests
8 – Specifications
9 – Test Methods
10 – Blending
11 – Statistics
12 – Review
13 – Specs 804
14 – Specs 805
15 – Gradation Table
16 – KY Method 64-001
17 – KY Method 64-113
18 – KY Method 64-606
19 – KY Method 64-604
20 – KY Method 64-608

Contact Information
KCSA – Kentucky Aggregate Technician Program
P.O. Box 326
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602
502-223-2379; Toll Free: 888-234-5272
Fax: 502-223-2370

Division of Materials
Aggregate Materials Section