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WAQTC - Embankment & Base/In-Place Density

Instructional objectives for this course include:

  • Being familiar with Quality Assurance (QA) concepts
  • Developing a background in measurements and calculations
  • Being knowledgeable in highway materials terminology
  • Respecting safety issues
  • Acquiring knowledge of random sampling techniques
  • Understanding the basics of compaction and density control
  • Becoming proficient in the following quality control test procedures

The overall goals of this embankment and base course are to understand compaction and density control and to be competent with specific quality control test procedures identified for the Transportation Technician Qualification Program of the Western Alliance for Quality Transportation Construction (WAQTC).  Additional studies beyond this course will be required for those desiring greater in-depth knowledge of the theory behind the test procedures included herein.

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