Training & Development

Aggregate Testing

AFE # for DOT- 7164
This class will start Monday at 10 a.m. and go until Wednesday at noon. 

Training Objectives: (Hosted by the DOT Lab Accreditation Training Group)
The attendee will:
  • Determine moisture content, SD 108
  • Learn correct sampling methods, SD 201
  • Understand minimum sample sizes, Perform sieve analysis of aggregate material, Learn procedure for concrete aggregate
  • testing, SD 202
  • Determine the Flakiness Index of aggregate material, SD 203
  • Test for material finer than a #200 sieve, SD 206
  • Determine the liquid limit, plastic limit and plasticity index, SD 207
  • Determine percentage of lightweight material in fine aggregate, SD 208
  • Determine percentage of crushed particles/fractured faces, SD 211
  • Learn how to reduce samples to testing size, SD 213
  • Determine percentage of lightweight material in coarse aggregate, SD 214.

Bring a DOT Materials manual and a hand held calculator. This course is conducted prior to the Soils Testing Course.


January 4-6, 2016 (Full)

10 a.m.. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Sioux Falls
Meeting Room A & Lab, DOT Area Office
5316 W 60th St. N, Sioux Falls, SD 57107
January 25-27, 2016
10 a.m.. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
DOT Materials Lab.

February 8-10, 2016 (Full)

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Rapid City
Region Lab& Large Meeting Room
February 22-24, 2016
10 a.m.. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
HP Conference Room  &
Aberdeen Region Materials Warehouse

Register by sending an email to BHR Training Registration with the course title, date, time, location and employee number.


Latitude Wellness Program
This training is worth 25 Latitude Wellness Program points. To earn your 25 Latitude Wellness Program points, you must submit proof of completion on the Latitude Wellness portal. Proof of completion includes registration confirmation, letter of participation from organizer, or completion certificate.

Submit Your Proof of Completion
•Go to and choose Latitude Wellness Portal
•Enter your username and password
•Select Choose a Latitude Wellness Program
•Choose the green View Participatory List button
•Choose Other wellness related activities that are not listed
•Follow the instructions shown in the portal to successfully submit your proof of completion