ASCP Concrete Pavement Grey Card – Questionnaire

Welcome to the TfNSW/ ASCP Pavement Grey Card Questionnaire.

Please answer ALL questions that appear.

If you have any questions during the questionnaire, please reach out to your trainer for clarification.

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1. 
[Preliminaries]
Please complete your full name

2. 
[Preliminaries]
Company name

3. 
[Preliminaries]
Please enter todays date

4. 
[Pavement Elements]
Select the reasons why lean concrete is used as a subbase

5. 
[Pavement Elements]
What is the name of the layer in a concrete pavement carrying the main traffic load?

6. 
[Pavement Elements]
For a plain concrete pavement without dowelled joints, what is the TfNSW standard slab length between joints?

7. 
[Pavement Elements]
What are the main benefits of using a concrete shoulder?

8. 
[Making Good Concrete]
What is the correct requirements when making good concrete for paving?

9. 
[Making Good Concrete]
Approximately, how many minutes does it take to thoroughly mix a full standard Ready-Mix/Pre-Mix truck (agitator) load of concrete, after all the materials including any water added on site, have been put in the bowl?

10. 
[Making Good Concrete]
In current TfNSW specifications, what is the maximum time (in minutes) after completion of batching at which additional water can be added to an agitator delivered concrete

11. 
[Making Good Concrete]
What are 2 reasons why a low water / cement ratio is important in concrete?

12. 
[Forms, Reinforcement, Dowels and Tiebars]
Select the correct words to complete the following sentence - "The ground beneath both the tracks of a slip forms pave and on which forms will be set, needs to be __________________"

13. 
[Forms, Reinforcement, Dowels and Tiebars]
Select the 4 points to look for when setting or checking fixed forms.

14. 
[Forms, Reinforcement, Dowels and Tiebars]
Why is it important to have no gaps under fixed forms?

15. 
[Forms, Reinforcement, Dowels and Tiebars]
When a pavement slab is reinforced, is the reinforcement located in the top third or the bottom third of the slab?

16. 
[Forms, Reinforcement, Dowels and Tiebars]
In a reinforced pavement, is the reinforcement STOPPED SHORT or CARRIED THROUGH a joint that is intended to move?

17. 
[Compaction]
How many cubic metres of concrete can one vibrator fully compact in 1 hour?

18. 
[Compaction]
When using the "dip" method for compaction of concrete on the job, what is the minimum number of seconds during which the poker vibrator should be kept in the concrete at each dip location before it is taken out?

19. 
[Compaction]
In TfNSW specifications, what is worse - under-vibration or over-vibration?

20. 
[Compaction]
Select the 2 methods used with hand held vibrators for manually vibrating concrete pavements.

21. 
[Compaction]
During compaction with hand held poke vibrators, how far away should you stay from the front edge of the placed concrete?

22. 
[Compaction]
When using a vibrating screed, how far back do you stop the screed from where the internal vibration finished?

23. 
[Compaction]
For a vibrating screed, what are the recommended number of passes and maximum speed of each pass?

24. 
[Compaction]
When using the 'drag' method of internally vibrating concrete, what are the recommended maximum spacing and speed for vibrators being dragged through the concrete?

25. 
[Compaction]
What comes first - internal compaction or screeding the surface with a vibrating screed?

26. 
[Placing and Paving]
For either fixed form paving or slipform paving, where is the best place to deposit the concrete?

27. 
[Placing and Paving]
For slipform paving and tip truck delivery, give 2 points that the person either spotting the truck or tipping the loads should look for?

28. 
[Finishing and Texturing]
What are the 3 main types of tools used for manual finishing of concrete pavement?

29. 
[Finishing and Texturing]
What is the purpose of a hessian drag texture?

30. 
[Finishing and Texturing]
What points should you follow when using a hessian drag to get a good result?

31. 
[Finishing and Texturing]
What is the purpose of transverse or longitudinal tined texturing?

32. 
[Curing and Protection]
Concrete is cured for two reasons; one is strength. What is the other?

33. 
[Curing and Protection]
The sprayed curing compound forms a film on the concrete surface. TfNSW specification requires the film to be....

34. 
[Curing and Protection]
For SUBBASE paving, what is the normal application rate for curing compound in litres per square metre (m2)?

35. 
[Curing and Protection]
For SUBBASE paving, when should curing start?

36. 
[Curing and Protection]
For BASE paving, when should curing start?

37. 
[Curing and Protection]
For BASE paving with with a tined surface texture, what is the normal application rate for curing compound for each pass in litres per square metre (m2)?

38. 
[Feedback]
How do you rate this course out of 1 - 5? (1 being extremely low, 5 being extremely high)

39. 
[Feedback]
Who was your trainer today?

40. 
[Feedback]
How do you rate your course trainer out of 1 - 5? (1 being extremely low, 5 being extremely high)

41. 
[Feedback]
Will this course help you to do your job better?

42. 
[Feedback]
What other information would be useful in this course?

43. 
[Feedback]
Do you have any other feedback on this course?

Thankyou for completing the TfNSW /ASCP Pavement Grey Card Questionnaire.

Please confirm with your trainer that they have received your results before exiting the meeting.

Your Grey Card will be processed by TfNSW within the next 4-8 weeks and will be sent to the address you provided on your sign on sheet.

Should you have any questions, please direct them to training@concretepavements.com.au

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