Certification RequirementsThe Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Density Control and Inspection Manual states that technicians conducting field density tests on MDOT projects must be certified and maintain their certification through a program conducted or approved by the MDOT Geotechnical Services Section, Density Technology Unit. The Density Control Training and Certification program offered by Lawrence Technological University (LTU) and taught by MDOT staff is designed to meet the needs of transportation technicians and their supervisors to acquire and/or maintain this required certification.Lawrence Technological UniversityThe training courses will be held in Lawrence Tech’s new Transportation Materials Laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment. Conveniently located in Southfield, LTU’s modern campus is easily accessed by freeway and offers plenty of free parking. Lunch can be purchased at the University’s all-you-care to eat cafeteria with multiple food stations. All classes are held 8.30 a.m.–4.30 p.m. daily.
The four-day course consists of three days of instruction and hands-on laboratory training and one day of testing. Course topics include:
Aggregate inspection training, Level 1 and Level 2 will be offered at Lawrence Technological University in partnership with Ferris State University. Please visit the link below for information regarding scheduling and registration. More Info
Nishantha Bandara, PhD, PEAssociate ProfessorLTU Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering
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