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Virginia Administrative Code
11/27/2022

Part IV. Training Requirements

18VAC155-20-220. Education courses.

A. All training and continuing education courses must be completed through accredited colleges, universities, junior and community colleges, Virginia Apprenticeship Council programs, proprietary schools approved by the Virginia Department of Education, or other programs approved by the board.

B. All courses for which credit for pre-license education is sought shall be related to the operation of the class of waste management facility for which the course is being offered and shall be approved by the board.

C. All courses for which credit for continuing education is sought shall be related to the operation of the class of waste management facility for which the course is being offered and may be reviewed by the board.

D. Each provider of a pre-license education course or person submitting a course for continuing education credit shall submit an application for approval on a form provided by the board. The application shall include, but is not limited to:

1. The name of the provider;

2. Provider contact person, address, and telephone number;

3. Course contact hours;

4. Schedule of courses, if established, including dates, times, and locations;

5. Course syllabus; and

6. Instructor information, including name, license number if applicable, education and training background, and a list of other appropriate trade designations or training certifications.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2211 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR 674-01-02 § 6.1, eff. August 22, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 1, eff. November 2, 1994; Volume 16, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2000; Volume 22, Issue 26, eff. November 1, 2006; Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. August 1, 2016.

18VAC155-20-230. Training records.

An approved training provider shall retain records for all participants for a period of 10 years and shall maintain a written policy on the retention and release of records. All records pertaining to the approved training and participants shall be made available to the board immediately upon request.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2211 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR 674-01-02 § 6.2, eff. August 22, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 1, eff. November 2, 1994; Volume 16, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2000; Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. August 1, 2016.

18VAC155-20-235. Denial or withdrawal of approval.

The board may deny or withdraw the approval of any training or continuing education course for the following reasons:

1. Courses being offered no longer meet the standards established by the board;

2. The course provider, through an agent or otherwise, advertises its services in a fraudulent or deceptive way;

3. The course provider, instructor, or designee of the provider falsifies any information relating to the application for approval, course information, or student records or fails to produce records required by the Board for Waste Management Facility Operators; or

4. The course provider fails to maintain student course completion records for a minimum of 10 years.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2211 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. August 1, 2016.

18VAC155-20-240. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR 674-01-02 §§ 6.3 to 7.3, eff. August 22, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 1, eff. November 2, 1994; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2000.

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