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Kansas State Polytechnic

Professional Education and Outreach
2310 Centennial Road
Outreach Center
Salina, KS 67401-8196

855-552-0079 toll free
785-826-2633 phone
785-826-2632 fax

Paint, Misc., and Asphalt Sampling (PMA)

The course material is taught by watching four learning modules and printing the book material found here. Books will not be mailed.

This class is NOT required for certification but offered for information only, and is not required to perform any inspection on KDOT projects.

Course Description:

This online course focuses on the correct way to collect and submit samples of asphalt materials, pavement marking materials such as cold plastics, thermoplastics, epoxy pavement marking and traffic paints, bridge paints, glass beads, center mounts, and reflective sheeting.

Learning Objectives:
  • Know what field materials need sampled.
  • Understand how to sample field material correctly.
  • Learn to submit sample to the lab with proper information.
You Must Bring:

2015 Part V

2015 Standard Specifications Book

Pencil and paper

Printed book material

Testing Information:

Exam: This course requires a written exam.

Score: A score of 70% or higher is needed to pass.