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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 25. Auctioneers Board
Chapter 21. Regulations of the Virginia Auctioneers Board

18VAC25-21-230. Application and criteria for course approval.

Continuing Education Requirements

A. Course providers seeking approval of their continuing education course shall file an application with the board office. All continuing education course providers shall obtain approval from the board office prior to offering to provide, or providing, a course that is advertised or represented as being eligible to comply with the continuing education provisions of this chapter. Retroactive approval of continuing education courses shall not be permitted.

Continuing education courses shall be approved provided the following criteria are met:

1. Course subjects must be related to the current practice of auctioneering and have defined learning objectives.

2. At the end of the course each attendee must be assessed to verify that they have achieved the defined learning objectives.

3. The course curriculum must be consistent with the defined learning objectives.

4. The method of instruction must be consistent with the defined learning objectives of the course.

5. Course instructors must be competent in the subject being taught, either by education or experience, and in instructional techniques.

6. Fifty contact minutes shall equal one continuing education credit hour. No credit shall be awarded for partial continuing education credit hours or partial completion of the course. In addition, attendees who fail to demonstrate successful completion of the defined learning objectives of the course shall not be awarded credit for the course. For courses in which individual segments are less than 50 minutes, the sum of the segments shall be totaled for computation of continuing education credit hours.

7. The course provider certifies that the laws, regulations, and industry practices that will be taught or utilized in the course are up to date and that any subsequent changes in laws, regulations, or industry practices will be incorporated into the course curriculum as they occur.

8. The course provider certifies that they will comply with provisions of this chapter in administering and providing the approved course.

B. Pursuant to § 54.1-603.1 A of the Code of Virginia, continuing education courses completed by an auctioneer pursuant to a requirement of the Certified Auctioneer's Institute or participation in the educational programs sponsored by the National Auctioneer's Association or Virginia Auctioneer's Association are approved.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201, 54.1-602 and 54.1-603.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 21, eff. August 1, 2007.

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