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HCCC is proud to announce the Construction Management program has received an Advanced Technology Education grant award of $300,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
This course prepares students for the National Institute of Certified Engineers and Technicians (NICET) Level I & II Certifications, a nationally recognized and industry-wide accepted program in the field of Asphalt Testing. The NICET Certifications are most required by local and state jurisdictions, and by federal agencies. The National Institute of Certified Engineers and Technicians has recognized our institution as an official training provider for NICET Certifications.
The prep course is designed for the inspectors, consultants, and contractors responsible for project inspection, quality control, quality assurance, and management of asphalt pavement operation. Certification provides in-depth knowledge of asphalt construction procedures and field inspection. Students will learn sampling, aggregate types and their behavior, asphalt mix design, and the latest field practices.
Student Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
NICET Level 1 & 2 Certifications (Preparatory Course)
No Prerequisites Required
Total Hours: 32
8 Days, 4 hours a day
Saturdays and Sundays
July 6 - 28, 2024
9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
For more information and registration, please email Chastity Farrell at cfarrellFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.
NICET Certification Information
NICET Certification is one of the most prestigious and extensive vocational tests conducted across the United States of America for professionals in the Construction Industry. Certification often influences hiring, retention, promotion, and contracting decisions. It is equally beneficial for employers as it is for employees.
The construction of high-quality asphalt is the goal of the construction industry. Effective inspection is key in achieving that goal. A high-quality oversight is a difference between poor and excellent-performing pavement. NICET Certification in Asphalt Testing plays a pivotal role in providing qualified and experienced inspectors to fulfill industry demand. NICET Level I & II certifications mean that any person certified in Asphalt Testing attains credentials to provide a high quality of oversight — and ultimately the quality of products and services—will be of the highest standards. The value of a NICET certification lies in what it says about the professionalism of the certification holder. The certifications also cover areas including inspection, documentation, testing, work management, and safety.
Certification in Asphalt Construction helps students in achieving an understanding of changing trends in the field of asphalt inspection, testing, safety, and environmental aspects of today’s modern construction.
The National Institute of Certified Engineering Technicians (NICET) offers certifications in multiple areas at a different level of academic/experience levels related to a Civil Engineering Technology Program; The following are the major work areas where certification programs are offered:
Construction Materials Testing:
Asphalt, Concrete & Soils
Transportation Construction Inspection:
Highway Construction Inspection
NICET Certified Technicians are defined as “hands-on” members of the engineering team who work under the direction of Engineers, Scientists, and Technologists. They have knowledge of the components, operating characteristics, and limitations of engineering systems and processes particular to their area of specialization.
Training and Course Objectives:
Personal and Worksite Safety:
Plans & Specifications:
Sampling of Asphalt Mixes & Components:
Asphalt Mix Sample Preparation & Aggregate Testing for Asphalt Components:
Field & Laboratory Testing of Asphalt & Components, Asphalt Mix Testing:
Asphalt Mix Production & Placement:
Communication of Results:
Equipment Calibration & Maintenance:
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