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One of the keys to quality is a well-trained workforce. With proper training and education, workers know how to get the job done right and even experienced workers benefit from the chance to learn about new techniques, technologies, and evolving best practices. Training can help reduce overall costs, improve safety, and enhance employee retention.


NAPA is the source for training courses and tools that are specific to the asphalt pavement industry.


The NAPA webinar program includes educational programming covering a wide range of topics from engineering and materials technologies to environmental and health and safety issues, marketing, and industry news. Past webinars are archived for on-demand access. Click here to visit the NAPA webinar page.


The People, Plants & Paving Training Sessions are part of the World of Asphalt Show and Conference. “People” sessions focus on the skills needed to manage and coach personnel to their maximum performance. “Plants” sessions teach how to evaluate and improve plant performance. “Paving” sessions impart techniques for constructing safe, smooth, high-quality pavements. In addition, targeted programs for small contractors and for executives of large companies are offered.


The NAPA Online Store is your ticket to online training, videos, CD, toolbox talks, and training aids of all kinds. Visit store.asphaltpavement.org


In addition to NAPA’s training opportunities, many other companies offer training courses.



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For over 50 years, the Road Institute has focused on "hands-on" Paving Best Practices courses. The "Paver and Compactor Operation & Maintenance" course is our most popularly attended class.


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 Pavia Systems offers online certification and training. Access to asphalt-specific training is through the NAPA Online Store.


BOMAG Fayat Group


BOMAG understands the need for continual training on paving and compaction equipment and now offers two new courses that focus on equipment operator training at our South Carolina FAYAT Academy training center. These new BOMAG schools for paving and roller training provide attendees with first-hand knowledge on how to optimally operate, maintain and care for the machine. Each course is taught by BOMAG specialists, one of the road building industry's most experienced team. The sessions are set up to address individual questions as well as theoretical and practical content. For details about the training sessions, contact marketing.ba@bomag.com.



Additional training options are listed in the NAPA's Online Buyers' Guide.