12 NCAC 09B .0404          TRAINEE ATTENDANCE

(a)  Each trainee enrolled in a certified Basic Law Enforcement Training Course shall attend all class sessions.  The school director shall monitor the trainee's regular attendance at criminal justice training courses in which the trainee is enrolled.

(b)  The school director may excuse a trainee from attendance at specific class sessions.  However, in no case may excused absences exceed five percent of the total class hours for the course offering.  A trainee shall not be eligible for administration of the state comprehensive examination and shall be dismissed from the course if the cumulative total of class absences exceeds five percent regardless of the prior completion of make-up work.

(c)  If the school director grants an excused absence from a class session, he shall schedule make‑up work and ensure the satisfactory completion of such work during the current course presentation.  The school director shall schedule instructors and reimburse those instructors for the purpose of completion of the make up work. Absences which occur during the last forty hours of the training course may be made up in a subsequent delivery; however, the school director shall notify the Standards Division prior to scheduling the make up work.

(d)  A school director may terminate a trainee from course participation or may deny certification of successful course completion where the trainee is tardy to or departs early from class meetings or field exercises.

(e)  Where a trainee is enrolled in a program as required in 12 NCAC 09B .0212, .0213, .0214, .0215, .0218, .0219, .0220, .0221, .0222, .0237, .0238, .0239, or .0240, and the scheduled course hours exceed the requirements of the Commission, the trainee, upon the authorization of the school director, may be deemed to have satisfactorily completed the required number of hours for attendance provided the trainee's attendance is not less than 100 percent of the instructional hours as required by the Commission.

(f)  A trainee enrolled in a presentation of the "Criminal Justice Instructor Training Course" under Rule .0209 of this Subchapter shall not be absent from class attendance for more than 10 percent of the total scheduled delivery period in order to receive successful course completion.

(g)  A trainee, enrolled in a presentation of the "Specialized Firearms Instructor Training" course under Rule .0226 of this Subchapter, the "Specialized Driving Instructor Training" course under Rule .0227 of this Subchapter, the "Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Training" course under Rule .0232 of this Subchapter, or the "Specialized Physical Fitness Instructor Training" course under Rule .0233 of this Subchapter, shall not be absent from class attendance for more than 10 percent of the total scheduled delivery period in order to receive successful course completion.  Make-up work must be completed during the current course presentation for all absenteeism.

(h)  A trainee, enrolled in a presentation of the "Radar Instructor Training Course" under Rule .0210 of this Subchapter, the "Time-Distance Speed Measurement Instrument Instructor Training Course" under Rule .0211 of this Subchapter, or the "Lidar Speed Measurement Instrument Instructor Training Course" under Rule .0235 of this Subchapter shall not be absent from class attendance for more than 10 percent of the total scheduled delivery period in order to receive successful course completion.  Make-up work must be completed during the current course presentation for all absenteeism.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C‑2; 17C‑6; 17C‑10;

Eff. January 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. November 1, 1981;

Readopted Eff. July 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2006; May 1, 2004; August 1, 2000; April 1, 1999; November 1, 1993; July 1, 1989; February 1, 1987; June 1, 1986.