FAQ

 

When can I apply for recertification?
6 months before the certification expiration with a grace period of up to 1 year after the certification expiration.

How many hours do I need to obtain my recertification?
20 hours of asphalt related instruction.

What is the recertification fee?
Effective January 1, 2013 it is $100 per certification.

Who are checks made payable to when recertifying?
Checks are payable to NJSAT.  Money Orders are accepted.  Credit card payments are not accepted.

Who are membership checks made payable to?
Checks are payable to NJSAT.  Money Orders are accepted.  Credit card payments are not accepted.

Where can I find information on upcoming NJSAT events or training?
Go to www.njsat.org and click on events or training.

What is the fee to be a member of NJSAT?
$25 for the calendar year.

Who are membership checks made payable to?
Checks are payable to NJSAT. Money Orders are accepted. Online payments can be made by going to www.njsat.org/calendar

I have a certification but I am not a member of NJSAT.  Is that okay?
Yes.  Membership status and certification status are separate.

Do I have to have a certification to be a member of NJSAT?
No.  Membership status and certification status are separate.

How long will it take for my recertification to be processed?
Give up to 30 days for processing.

What can I expect to receive as part of my recertification?
Recertification applications received after July 1, 2013 will receive both an ID card and a certificate.

I'm not receiving emails pertaining to NJSAT events/notices.
Send an email to AnnLaurie@AnnLaurieLLC.com and ask that your contact info be updated.

Along with recertification form and payment, what proof do I need for the hours for recertification?
When you send in your recertification form along with payment you are also required to send in a copy of your current ID card and any back-up material. For example, certificates of completion for online courses, other proofs of attendance, course curriculum. It is important, as well as your responsibility, to make sure you are checked in when attending any events that you will use toward your recertification.

How many hours are credited when attending a NJSAT Dinner Seminar?
Beginning January 2012 dinner seminar hours are equal to 2 hours. Prior to 2012 dinner seminars were equal to 4 hours.

I didn't renew my certification and it's now 1 year past the grace period. What do I need to do?
You will be required to retake an approved course and exam.

I'm interested in obtaining an HMA Plant Technologist Level 1 certification. Are there any prerequisites to taking the course?
At least one year of experience in hot-mix asphalt testing, plant inspection or plant operation.

I'm interested in obtaining an HMA Plant Technologist Level 2 certification. Are there any prerequisites to taking the course?
You must be previously certified by NJSAT with the Asphalt Plant Technologist Level 1 certification.

I'm interested in obtaining an HMA Construction Technologist certification. Are there any prerequisites to taking the course?
At least one year of experience in hot-mix asphalt pavement construction or inspection.

I took a certification course but failed the exam. Now what?
You may or may not be eligible for a retest based on your score. Please check with instructor.

When can I take my retest?
The retest will be administered between 30 and 60 days after the initial exam.

I've failed both the exam and retest. What must I do next to obtain certification?
You will be required to retake an approved course and exam.

I’ve lost my certificate/ID card and need a new one. What do I need to do?
There is a $25 fee, payable to NJSAT, for the replacement of a current certificate and/or ID card.
Please email AnnLaurie@AnnLaurieLLC.com for further information