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The Northeast Regional Superpave Center (NECEPT) is located at the Thomas D. Larson PA Transportation Institute at the Pennsylvania State University.

Course Registration

All course registration applications must be submitted online. Please click the "Training" tab above.

Fall 2023-Spring 2024 Aggregate Courses: Registration is CLOSED. Registration for the Fall 2024-Spring 2025 Aggregate Courses will open in Late August or September.

2024 Asphalt and Concrete Courses: Registration is CLOSED. Registration for the 2025 Asphalt and Concrete Courses will open in Late September or Early October.

For Asphalt Field OR Plant Level 1 Review & Certification Courses OR Retests ONLY: A Penn State User ID must be included on these types of course applications. Visit to create an account IF you do not have a Penn State User Account. This is NOT your NECEPT ID#.

Certification Renewals

All certification card renewal registration applications must be submitted online. Please click the "Training" tab above.

NOTE: Certification card renewal applications should be submitted at least 30 days prior to your expiration date.

Please CHECK your EXPIRATION DATE on your current certification card OR log into your MY NECEPT account on our website. 

You are responsible for ensuring that your certification is renewed on-time, meets all renewal requirements, and the application and payment are completed correctly and submitted to NECEPT online, even if your company/organization has a training coordinator to help you renew.

Asphalt Certification Renewals are NOT included with Asphalt Update Refresher Courses.

For Asphalt Certification Renewals, we recommend successful completion of your NECEPT Asphalt Update Refresher Course and Approved 2nd Learning Activity (with 6 hours asphalt content) at least 1 course season prior to your renewal date.


Important Information

  • Payment by credit card is needed at the time of registration online.
  • All required supporting documents must be emailed to
  • Please provide all information requested on your application such as current work experience or learning activities.
  • PennDOT will not approve applications with missing information.

Exam Grades

Information regarding Exam Grades can be found on the Exam Grades page.

Retest Information

Retest information can be found on the designated training category pages - Aggregate, Asphalt Field, Asphalt Plant L1, Superpave, and Concrete.

All retests must be completed during the current NECEPT training season and are only available to technicians who unsuccessfully took the course during the current NECEPT training season.

Courses Affected by Weather

Please see Courses Affected by Inclement Weather for updates when necessary.

PennDOT Certification Memos Regarding COVID

Please see the links below for the PennDOT Construction Season Technician Certification Program Memos regarding COVID.

Contact NECEPT

    The 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