14B NCAC 17 .0503          ACCREDITATION STANDARDS

(a)  CE courses may obtain the sanction of the Alarm Systems Licensing Board by submitting the following information to the Board for consideration:

(1)           the nature and purpose of the course;

(2)           the course objectives or goals;

(3)           the outline of the course, including the number of training hours for each segment; and

(4)           the identity of each instructor.

(b)  To determine if a course will receive sanctioning from the Alarm Systems Licensing Board, the Board shall complete the following review:

(1)           The matter shall be referred to the Education and Training Committee for the appointment of a sub-committee that shall review the course under consideration.  The sub-committee shall consist of at least one member of the Education and Training Committee, one member of the Board's staff, and one industry licensee who has no vested interest in the course.  Other members of the sub-committee may be appointed at the discretion of the Education and Training Committee Chairman.

(2)           The sub-committee shall review the course to determine if the course is pertinent to the industry, and if the course meets its stated objectives.

(3)           When the sub-committee completes its review, it shall report to the Education and Training Committee.  The Education and Training Committee shall review the course to determine if the course is pertinent to the industry, and if the course meets its stated objective.  The Education and Training Committee shall then report the findings with a recommendation of acceptance or denial to the Alarm Systems Licensing Board.

(4)           For any online course being reviewed by the Committee, the course sponsor shall allow the Committee to review the online course and any associated test and shall include with the application instructions and an access code for computer login.

(c)  Upon receipt of the Education and Training Committee report, the Alarm Systems Licensing Board shall determine by majority vote if the course will be sanctioned for continuing education credits.  In making its determination, the Board shall review the course to determine if the course is pertinent to the industry, and if the course meets its stated objective.

(d)  Each approved course shall remain an approved course for four years from the date of approval by the Board.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 74D-2; 74D-5;

Eff. May 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2010; July 18, 2002;

Transferred and Recodified from 12 NCAC 11 .0503 Eff. July 1, 2015.