Kentucky Aggregate Technician Program


Kentucky Aggregate Technician Program

 

2020-2021 Class Schedule

 

NO CLASSES WILL TAKE PLACE FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2020 BECAUSE OF INCREASED COVID CASES

 

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.
 

 

Requalification Exam:

 

Requalification Exam: This exam is for those who currently hold an Aggregate Technician Certification which will expire by December 2020 and who desire to be qualified for an additional five years. Participants who fail the exam must successfully complete the 2 1/2 day Aggregate Technician course to maintain their qualification.
 
We are working to set a few Requalification Exams in December.  Please watch for dates and registration information as it becomes available.

 

Qualified Aggregate Technician Course:

QAT courses are expected to begin again in early 2021.  Please watch for dates and registration information as it becomes available.

 

KATP PROGRAM REGISTRATION GUIDELINES 

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. 
  • 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 presented at the class by the instructors. An on-line version is posted to the KCSA website (www.kycsa.org) for prior examination. 

TRAINING MANUAL

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.

Introduction
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
Email: info@kycsa.org

Division of Materials
Aggregate Materials Section
502-564-3160