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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 80. Rules Relating to Certification of Criminal Justice Instructors

6VAC20-80-40. Instructor apprenticeship requirements.

A. The apprenticeship shall:

1. Occur after the successful completion of a Virginia certified or other equivalent instructor development course which meets or exceeds the standards of the instructor development course established by the department;

2. Be conducted under the supervision and evaluation of a Virginia certified instructor, who possesses at least three years of experience as a certified instructor in the topic of apprenticeship instruction; and

3. Consist of instructional presentation which shall total no less than four hours in duration for general instructor and no less than four hours in any specialty or skill area except for speed measurement, which shall consist of two hours. For the specialty or skill area the individual must demonstrate proficiency in both classroom and skills presentations.

B. The certified instructor shall document the successful completion of the apprenticeship in a manner prescribed by the certified academy that is conducting the apprenticeship.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-01-12 § 4, eff. July 1, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 6, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1990; Volume 8, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 24, Issue 23, eff. September 1, 2008.

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