All certifications take place in the RMAEC classroom at 6880 South Yosemite Court Suite 110, Centennial, Colorado 80112.
Please contact us at: (303) 741-6148 ext 154, email: [email protected]

Technician registration for Levels A, B, C, C minus Design, and E requires two forms. Submit both the Technician Registration Form and the Technician Prerequisite Form to complete the registration process. The Registration Form may be submitted at any time prior to the registration close date. The Prerequisite Form may follow at a later date; however both forms must be received prior to the registration close date. Registration close date is the Wednesday prior to the session start date. Inspector registration is one form. The Inspector Registration & Prerequisite Form may be submitted at any time prior to the registration close date.

Upon receiving your registration, the RMAEC will email a registration confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation within 48 hours, please contact the RMAEC at (303) 741-6148 ext 154.

Members of CAPA and CDOT will be invoiced for certification. Non CAPA Members are expected to pay on or before the session start date.

Technicians and Inspectors are required to qualify for certification. Please refer to the Registration and Prerequisite Forms for detailed information regarding prerequisites.

Dates of attendance are structured by level. Levels A, B and C are offered sequentially so technicians have the opportunity to become certified in any or all of the levels. Level E, APM Inspector are separate programs.

LabCAT Manuals containing the classroom presentation are distributed on the first day of the certification session.

If you would like to preview the presentation manuals, please click on the links below.

Level A – Presentation Manual
Level A Power Point Presentation
Level A  - AASHTO Procedures
Level A - CP's 

Level B – Presentation Manual

Level C – Presentation Manual

Level E – Presentation Manual

APM Inspector – Presentation Manual

Video explaining how to run the Modified Lottman test utilizing the CDOT Procedure
This video was produced to explain the CDOT procedure for running the Stabilometer test.

It is recommended that testing technician bring the current CDOT Field Materials Manual (FMM) and the current CDOT Laboratory Manual of Test Procedures (CP-L) to the certification session. Manuals will only be available online from CDOT 
Field Materials Manual (FMM)
Laboratory Manual of Test Procedures (LMTP) CP=L


Testing Technicians for Level A, B, C, C minus Design E, Operators for Level S and Inspectors are given a closed book written exam. Following the written exam, Technicians and Operators are required to demonstrate laboratory proficiency in each procedure required by level. Laboratory proficiency demonstrations are closed book. Inspectors do not have Laboratory proficiency exams.

The cancellation policy is stated is the RMAEC Policy & Procedure Manual. Please reference the manual.

The LabCAT Board of Directors and the LabCAT Technical Oversight Committee has approved the process for the de-certification of a LabCAT Certified Technician. Please reference the RMAEC Policy & Procedure Manual regarding the procedure for filing a complaint, and the process of initiating a hearing for de-certification.

Questions? Please contact Diane (303) 741-6148 ext. 154

6880 S. Yosemite Ct. Suite 110 Centennial, CO 80112
Phone (303) 741-6148 ext. 154 Fax (303) 741-6146
email [email protected]

Revised November 2022