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Highway Materials and Testing

Course Overview

The Highway Materials and Testing course objective is to provide a comprehensive study of ground investigation, bituminous materials, carriageway faults and remedies. Concrete and concrete products.


Course Code – S97MTD4/ECR1

What topics are covered?

Introduction to highway materials and testing; Principles of ground investigation; Investigation and sampling; Principal soil tests; Roadstones and aggregates; Bituminous binders; Bituminous materials; Carriageway assessment and surfacing; Bituminous surfacing; Surface dressing; Concrete design and production; Design and manufacture of concrete products; Changes in highways materials and testing.

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone working or planning to work in the highways industry.

What qualifications will I gain?

Pearson BTEC Certificate.

How much does this course cost?

This full specialist course costs £630

Which department is this course in?

Distance Learning

Where can I find out more information?

For further information, please take a look at our Highways Brochure.

Any queries, contact us by phone on 01225 328 690 or email highways@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I apply?

Click the "Apply" button and fill out an application form.

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