12 ncac 10b .1605          ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATOR CERTIFICATE

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

 

Educational Degrees

 

None

 

None

 

Associate

 

Bachelor

Doctoral,

Professional

or Master

Years of

Telecommunicator

Experience

12

9

9

6

4

Minimum Telecommunicator Training Points

10

12

17

14

12

Minimum Total

Education and

Training Points

20

23

17

14

12

 

(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.