14B NCAC 15A .2003      Participation standards and attendance requirements

(a)  Instructors shall require that participants comply with the following participation standards:

(1)           Attendees shall direct their attention to the instruction being provided and refrain from engaging in activities unrelated to the instruction.

(2)           Attendees shall refrain from engaging in any activities which are distracting to other participants or the instructor, or which otherwise disrupt the orderly conduct of a class.

(b)  Instructors may dismiss from a training course any attendee who fails to comply with the participation standards prescribed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(c)  Instructors shall not issue a training course completion certificate to any attendee who fails to comply with the participation standards set forth in Paragraph (a) of this Rule, nor shall instructors include the name of such attendee on their reports verifying completion of a training course.  Instructors shall submit to the Commission with their reports for the training course a written statement which includes the name of the attendee and the name of the attendee's local board for whom the instructor does not report course credit, details concerning the attendee's failure to comply with the participation standards, and names of other persons in attendance at the class who witnessed the attendee's conduct.

(d)  Attendees must complete at least 90 percent of a Commission local board training course to be issued a local board training course completion certificate.  Attendees shall not be admitted to a scheduled local board training course after 10 percent of the allotted time has elapsed.  Instructors may not make any exceptions to the attendance requirement.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 18B-100; 18B-203(a)(21); 18B-207; 18B-701(b); 18B-706(b);

Temporary Adoption Eff. May 2, 2011;

Eff. August 1, 2011;

Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02R .2003 Eff. August 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 22, 2015.