NECEPT Certification Information

Other Upcoming Courses

Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA) 101- November 13-14, 2019 by Asphalt Academy at The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center


Certification Categories

All course information - online registration, paper applications, course materials, and agenda - is available at the links below. The relevant PennDOT publication is listed below each certification category.

Aggregate Technician

PennDOT Publication 725

Asphalt Field Technician

PennDOT Publication 351

Asphalt Plant Level 1 Technician

PennDOT Publication 351

Asphalt Plant Level 2 Technician

PennDOT Publication 351

Concrete Field Testing Technician

PennDOT Publication 536

General Information

Course Close-Outs

All courses are closed out 10 business days prior to the course date. Any registrations received after this point will not be accepted. This allows up enough time to prepare course materials and other arrangements. 

Certification Renewals for Asphalt

Important - Attendance to an Annual Update/Refresher course does not automatically grant an individual a new certification card. If an individual is set to expire during 2020, he/she will need to be registered for a new card is a separate transaction. Links and paper applications for certification card renewals are provided under each certification category's page. This applies to Asphalt Field, Plant Level 1, and Plant Level 2 technicians.

If an individual will be attending an Update/Refresher course and would like to receive his/her new card upon completing the class, the individual must register for the card before the 10-day close out period for the course. 

Registration Options

There are two options to register for courses and new certification cards:

  1. Register online and pay by credit card. (Visa and MasterCard are currently accepted)
  2. Complete the paper application and send it to NECEPT with a check or money order. Please make the check or money order payable to Pennsylvania State University

Contact NECEPT

Office Address:

Pennsylvania State University
201 Transportation Research Building
University Park, PA 16802






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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