10A NCAC 41C .0806       ACCREDITATION OF TRAINING PROVIDERS

(a)  All training providers who offer lead training courses in North Carolina for individual certification shall be accredited by the Program before offering training courses.

(b)  To become accredited, the training provider shall:

(1)           employ a training manager who meets the requirements of 40 CFR 745 Subpart L Subsection .225(c); and

(2)           submit a completed application to the Program including:

(A)          the name, address and telephone number of the training provider;

(B)          a statement that all courses taught in North Carolina for certification will comply at all times with all of the requirements of these Rules;

(C)          a statement that the training provider is responsible for maintaining the validity and integrity of the hands-on skills assessment to ensure that it accurately evaluates the trainees' performance of the work practices and procedures associated with the course topics;

(D)          a statement that the training provider is responsible for maintaining the validity and integrity of the course examination to ensure that it accurately evaluates the trainees' knowledge and retention of the course topics;

(E)           a completed application for training manager, pursuant to Rule .0805(f) of this Section with documentation for meeting the requirements of 40 CFR 745 Subpart L Subsection .225(c); and 

(F)           the original signature, title, and printed name of an official of the training company.

(c)  In accordance with G.S. 130A-23, the Program may suspend or revoke accreditation of a training course provider for any violation of G.S. 130A, Article 19A or these Rules, and may revoke accreditation upon revocation of accreditation by EPA or by an EPA authorized state.  The Program shall revoke training provider accreditation upon finding that the training provider has falsified training documents.  When training provider accreditation is revoked for falsification of training documents, the training course provider shall not be eligible for reaccreditation for a period of three years from the date of revocation.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-453.07; 130A-453.11; 150B-21.1(a)(3);

Eff. July 1, 1998.