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WVDH - 125 Soil and Aggregate Compaction 2

This course will provide an overview of the principles and physical properties of soils as a construction material, and proper practices for using compaction testing equipment in the field. The written examination for a Compaction Inspector consists of the following areas:

  • Specifications
  • Compaction Test Procedures
  • Radiation Safety and Nuclear Gauge
  • Test Procedure Problems

After successful completion of the written examination, the applicant will be required to pass a practical examination demonstrating his/her proficiency in using the testing equipment.Certification of the Compaction Inspector qualifies the employee, either Industry or Division, to conduct tests on all construction materials that reuire compaction testing. Credit hours for this course will be awarded upon successful passage of both the written and practical exams.

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