Aggregate Technician Certification

Initial Certification

2020 Aggregate Certification Course Schedule

Registration Options

Aggregate Certification Course Online Registration

Aggregate Certification Course Paper Application or Fillable Form

All applications must include a completed Aggregate Technician-in-Training form. 

Completed forms can be sent to NECEPT by mail or email (

Course Agenda & Materials

2020 Aggregate Certification Course Agenda

2020 Aggregate Certification Course Book

All certification course attendees must bring their own copy of the following test methods:

  • AASHTO T 84 Standard Method of Test for Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
  • AASHTO T 85 Standard Method of Test for Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate

Bringing a copy of these methods to the course is the responsibility of the attendee. These methods will not be provided by course instructors or NECEPT. 

PACA - Aggregate Technician Reference Manual

PACA (Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association) has created an Aggregate Technician Reference Manual, which includes the test methods listed above.
This manual can be purchased for $90. For more information or to purchase the manual, click here.

For any questions regarding the manual and/or the ordering process, please contact Kallie Kline at 717-234-2603 or email:

Retest Information

  • Applicants are allowed to retest twice before they are required to complete the Aggregate certification course again. 
  • Retests must take place no sooner than 30 days after the original test date and must be completed no later than 4 months after the original test date. 
  • After registration is complete, NECEPT will send a confirmation email to the applicant which will include the PennDOT representative's contact information. It is the applicant's responsibility to contact the instructor to schedule the retest. 
  • Retest fee is $25.

Aggregate Certification Retest Online Registration

Aggregate Certification Retest Paper Application or Fillable Form

Certification Renewal

If you are interested in applying for a new Aggregate Certification card, there are two options:

  1. Register online (see link below) and pay by credit card.
  2. Complete the paper application and send in with a check or money order addressed to NECEPT. Please make checks and money orders payable to:  Pennsylvania State University.

Please be aware that the Aggregate PennDOT Sign-Off Sheet is required documentation for the Aggregate Certification renewal. If you register online, please send a copy of this form to

Online Registration

Aggregate Certification Renewal

Registration by Paper Application

Aggregate Certification Renewal or Fillable Form 

PennDOT Sign-Off Sheet

Access your account: 




NECEPT's primary mission is to facilitate implementation and validation of the results of the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) by promoting partnering between governmental agencies, industry (including materials, suppliers, contractors and consultants) and universities throughout the Northeast. 

Northeast Center of Excellence for Pavement Technology (NECEPT)

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-1293 | Fax: 814-865-3039