11 NCAC 08 .0713 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
(a) To be eligible to renew a certificate, whether active standard or active limited, a Code Enforcement Official (CEO) shall have completed the requisite number of credit hours by June 30, 2007, and each June 30 thereafter.
(b) A credit hour is 50 minutes of class contact course instruction or 50 minutes of distance learning time.
(c) A CEO with an active limited certificate shall complete six hours of continuing education courses per renewal year in each technical area for which the limited certificate is valid. A CEO with an active standard certificate shall complete six hours of continuing education courses per renewal year for each standard certificate. A CEO with a limited and a standard certificate valid for the same technical area shall complete only six hours for that technical area.
(d) A CEO with only a probationary certificate and no standard or limited certificate is not required to complete any continuing education courses.
(e) If a course exceeds the number of credit hours specified for renewal of a technical area certificate, the excess credit hours may be carried forward into the following renewal year of that technical area certificate. The number of carry-forward credit hours shall not exceed six.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-151.13A(b); 143-151.13A(f)(1); 143-151.13A(f)(4); 143-151.13A(f)(5); 143-151.16(b);
Eff. March 1, 2006;
Amended Eff. April 1, 2007.