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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 160. Board For Waterworks And Wastewater Works Operators And Onsite Sewage System Professionals
Chapter 30. Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators Licensing Regulations

18VAC160-30-250. Application for training course approval.

A. The board shall consider the following information, to be submitted by the course provider or instructor on forms provided by the board:

1. Course information.

a. Course title;

b. Planned audience;

c. Name of provider;

d. Name, physical address, email address, and phone number of contact person;

e. Scheduled presentation dates;

f. Detailed course schedule, hour-by-hour, including start and ending times;

g. List of planned breaks;

h. Scheduled presentation location; and

i. Identification of the category and classification of license to which the course is applicable and relevancy to the identified license type.

2. Instructor qualifications.

a. Name of instructor;

b. Title;

c. Employer;

d. Board license number or numbers, if applicable; and

e. Summary of qualifications to teach the course.

3. Training materials.

a. Course objectives. A listing of the course objectives stated in terms of the skills and knowledge the participant will be able to demonstrate as a result of the training.

b. Course outline. A detailed outline showing the planned activities that will occur during the training course, including major topics, planned presentation sequence, laboratory and field activities, audiovisual presentation, and other major activities.

c. Course reference materials. A list of the name, publisher, and publication date for commercially available publications. For reference materials developed by the course provider or available exclusively through the course, a copy of the reference.

d. Audiovisual support materials. A listing of any commercially available audiovisual support material that will be used in the program. A brief description of any provider or instructor generated audiovisual material that will be used.

e. Handouts. Identification of all commercially available handout materials that will be used, as well as copies of all other planned handouts.

4. Determination of successful completion. A description of the means that will be used to assess the learning of each participant to determine successful completion of the training program, such as examinations, projects, personal evaluations by the instructor, or other recognized evaluation techniques. Correspondence and other distance learning courses must include appropriate testing procedures to verify completion of the course.

B. Recurring training programs. If there are plans to present the same course of instruction routinely at multiple locations with only minor modifications and changes, the board may approve the overall program rather than individual presentations if so requested by the provider.

1. The board shall consider all of the information listed in subsection A of this section except those items related to specific offerings of the course.

2. Board approval will apply only to those specific offerings certified by the provider as having been conducted by instructors meeting the established criteria and in accordance with the board-approved course outlines and objectives.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 2017.

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