15a ncac 27 .0820         DETERMINATION OF CREDIT

(a)  Courses or activities shall maintain, improve, or expand the skills and knowledge related to the practice of well contractor activities in order for a well contractor to receive credit. The Commission shall award the stated hours of credit (CEU) for any approved and completed course or activity in each of the following categories:

(1)           credit for college or community college courses shall be 45 CEUs for receipt of a passing grade in the course, regardless of the number of credits awarded by the college or community college;

(2)           credit for continuing education courses, including televised, videotaped, audiotapes, webinars, and other courses/tutorials that provide a completion certificate shall be one CEU for each hour of attendance;

(3)           credit for published papers, articles, and books is 10 CEUs; or

(4)           credit for teaching or presenting in Subparagraphs (1) and (2) of this Rule are double the stated credits. Credit for teaching or presenting is available only for the first time that a well contractor teaches such a course or makes such a presentation.

(b)  CEU credit shall not be awarded to an individual certified well contractor for scheduled portions of a program where the individual did not attend, was not awake, or in which the individual certified well contractor did not personally participate.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 87-98.12; 143B-301.11;

Temporary Adoption Eff. December 15, 1998;

Eff. August 1, 2000;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2015; May 1, 2011;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.