Asphalt / Chipseal Courses


Asphalt Pavement Construction Essentials

This course is designed to enable both new and novice construction personnel to learn and understand the basic concepts and requirements to lay a quality chipseal/asphalt pavement.

  • Half Day

Chipseal Design

Factors affecting the design and the field performance of chipseal surfacings are complex. Local conditions can significantly influence the way a seal is designed to get the best performance. (Normally run the previous afternoon)

  • 2 days

Chipseal Materials

This course provides an introduction to the materials and specifications used in chipseals and asphalt in NZ. It is intended for those who have not previously acquired the knowledge or had formal detailed training in this subject.

  • Half Day

Pavement Surfacing

High quality pavements, along with the correct selection of pavement surfacing materials are critical to the safety, longevity and condition of New Zealand roads.

  • 1 day

The Fundamentals of Asphalt Mix

Asphalt paving mix design requires a clear understanding of design standards and specification requirements. Design also demands close attention to the details of testing procedures to ensure an economical blend and gradation of aggregates. Durable asphalt mixes must provide for stability, sufficient voids and workability to permit efficient construction.

  • 2 days

Understanding Asphalt Pavement Construction

Asphalt paving construction productivity depends on the smooth and safe running of laying operations and effective contractual relationships. It also depends on understanding the materials being dealt with.

  • 1 day

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