12 ncac 10b .1604          INTERMEDIATE TELECOMMUNICATOR CERTIFICATE

(a)  In addition to the qualifications set forth in Rule .1602 of this Section, applicants for the Intermediate Telecommunicator Certificate shall possess or be eligible to possess the Basic Telecommunicator Certificate and shall have acquired the following combination of educational points or degrees, telecommunicator training points and years of telecommunicator training experience:

 

Educational Degrees

None

None

None

Associate

Bachelor

Years of

Telecommunicator

Experience

8

6

4

4

2

Minimum Telecommunicator

Training Points

5

10

14

12

10

Minimum Total

Education and

Training Points

12

20

28

12

10

 

(b)  Educational points and degrees claimed shall have been earned at a technical institute, technical college, community college, junior college, college or university accredited as such by the Department of Education of the state in which the institution is located, a national or regional accrediting body, or the state university of the state in which the institution is located. No credit shall be given for any correspondence, on-line or vocational courses unless credited towards a degree by an accredited institution.

(c)  No more than 40 hours of training obtained by completing the commission-mandated telecommunicator certification course shall be credited toward training points.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 17E-4(b)(1); 17E-4(b)(12);

Eff. April 1, 2001;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2014; January 1, 2013; August 1, 2002.