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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 50. Board for Contractors
Chapter 30. Individual License and Certification Regulations
4/1/2020

18VAC50-30-200. Vocational Training.

Part VI
Vocational Training and Continuing Education Providers

A. Vocational training courses must be completed through accredited colleges, universities, junior and community colleges; adult distributive, marketing and formal vocational training as defined in this chapter; Virginia Apprenticeship Council programs; or proprietary schools approved by the Virginia Department of Education.

B. Backflow prevention device worker courses must be completed through schools approved by the board. The board accepts the American Society of Sanitary Engineers' (ASSE) standards for testing procedures. Other programs could be approved after board review. The board requires all backflow training to include instruction in a wet lab.

C. Elevator mechanic courses must be completed through schools approved by the board. The board accepts training programs approved by the National Elevator Industry Education Program (NEIEP). Other programs could be approved after board review.

D. Water well systems provider courses must be completed through schools or programs approved by the board.

E. Certified accessibility courses must be completed through education providers approved by the board.

F. Residential building energy analyst courses must be completed through programs that meet or exceed the standards set forth by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, or the Home Performance with Energy Star Program. Other programs could be approved after board review.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201, 54.1-1102, and 54.1-1146 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 13, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 15, Issue 19, eff. July 9, 1999; Volume 17, Issue 26, eff. November 1, 2001; Volume 23, Issue 12, eff. April 1, 2007; Volume 24, Issue 03, eff. November 15, 2007; Volume 30, Issue 06, eff. January 1, 2014; Volume 32, Issue 01, eff. November 1, 2015.

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