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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 15. Virginia Board For Asbestos, Lead, And Home Inspectors
Chapter 20. Virginia Asbestos Licensing Regulations

18VAC15-20-580. Examinations.

A. All accredited asbestos training programs shall contain an examination following the instructional portion of the accredited asbestos training program. This requirement shall apply to all accredited asbestos training programs regardless of training program location.

B. Oral examinations, except for workers, are not permitted in an accredited asbestos training program. Trainers who provide worker oral examinations shall issue an answer sheet to be marked by the student. The student shall sign the answer sheet and it shall become a part of the training provider's required recordkeeping.

C. Examinations in languages other than English are only permitted in accredited asbestos worker training programs.

D. Examinations shall be given in the language of the accredited asbestos training program's instruction.

E. Reexamination following unsuccessful completion of the examination is permitted. The reexamination shall be limited to one attempt to pass following the initial examination. If the participant fails to achieve a 70% passing score after the second attempt, the participant shall retake the accredited asbestos training program before he is permitted to take a retest. The training provider shall retain the examinations completed by the accredited asbestos training program participant in compliance with the recordkeeping requirements of this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-501 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR137-01-02 § 14.13, eff. September 1, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2002.

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