Asphalt Field Technician Certification Online Training

  • Maryland Asphalt Field Technician Certification training is conducted solely online. Click on the video on the right for a course overview. Click the registration link below when you are ready to sign up.
  • You will have 45 days to complete the online training. Upon completion you need to contact SHA’s training coordinator Evan Howard by email or call him at 443-572-5020 to schedule a date to take the certification exam. It is recommended that the test be scheduled and taken while you still have time remaining to review the online materials if a retest is needed.
  • Course study materials will be mailed to the address submitted during registration.
  • Pay careful attention when registering to choose Member or Non-member. Incorrect registration will affect test scheduling!
  • If you need additional information please contact Meg Tran at or 410-761-2160

Virtual Asphalt Field Technician Exam

MDOT-SHA is currently conducting the Asphalt Field Technician certification exams via Microsoft Teams. Registrants for Asphalt Field Technician Training who have completed the full coursework and received their completion certificate may take the exam.

Click here for upcoming testing dates.

To successfully register for the exam, technicians must email Evan Howard, Division Chief, Office of Materials Technology, Materials Management Division the following documents:

  1. A completed registration form (a unique email address is REQUIRED to be sent the testing information)
  2. A copy of their photo ID
  3. A copy of the online training certificate of completion

Testing is limited to 20 people per date, and is first-come, first-served. If the technician’s selected exam date is full, the next available date will be automatically assigned. If the technician is unable to make their assigned exam date, they must contact Evan Howard to reschedule.

On the testing date, technicians must sign into Microsoft Teams at 12:45 p.m. The exam will begin at 1:00 p.m. It is a two-hour, open book exam with 60 questions. Technicians will need their manual and a calculator.

If you have any questions regarding certification, please contact Evan Howard at or 443-572-5020. For questions regarding training, please contact Meg Tran at