Program at a Glance

Program Type
Less than 1-year Credential
Area of Study
Advanced Manufacturing & Skilled Trades
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Join the Critical Infrastructure Industry

As a key industry in Virginia, the asphalt business employs over 10,000 people, and new technology and advancements in construction practices have created a need for advanced training. Learn the skills needed to get employed in this in-demand field.

Why Choose Germanna

We offer our statewide Virginia Education Center for Asphalt Technology (VECAT) laboratory, which is made possible through the combined efforts of Germanna Center for Workforce and the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia Asphalt Association. This allows you to receive industry-recognized credentials and access to the latest knowledge in the field. 

Career Options for a Certified Asphalt Technician

In-Demand Jobs:  

  • Construction Inspectors
  • Crew Members or Foremen
  • Roller Operators

Salary Expectations

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What You’ll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Design
  • Field mixing
  • Leveling
  • Recycling
  • Surface Treatment
Course Highlights
Core Craft Skills
Asphalt Field Level I
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We’re thinking differently at Germanna and shaping an entirely new approach to career-focused education. Our faculty has extensive teaching experience and can break down complex concepts as you gain more knowledge of the field.
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Technical training and career-based certificates can further develop the specific job skills you need to advance in your current job or change careers.
Associate's Degree
Our associate degrees can prepare you for entry-level careers, professional certifications, and successful transfer to a four-year school.
College Transfer
Transfer your Germanna credits to top Virginia four-year schools including UMW, VCU, and Hampton U through our guaranteed transfer agreements.
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