815 KAR 35:090.
Electrical Training Program standards.
RELATES TO: KRS
227A.060, EO 2009-535
AUTHORITY: KRS 227A.040, 227A.060(2)(b)2, (3)(b)2, EO 2009-535
FUNCTION AND CONFORMITY: KRS 227A.060(2)(b)2 and (3)(b)2 requires applicants
for licensure as a master electrician or electrician to complete training
courses in electrical work acceptable to the Office of Housing, Buildings and
Construction. EO 2009-535, effective June 12, 2009,
reorganized the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction as the Department
of Housing, Buildings, and Construction, and established the commissioner,
rather than executive director, as the head of the department. This
administrative regulation establishes the Electrical Training Program
Required Information. An applicant for certification as an Electrical Training
Program shall complete Application for Certified
Electrical Training Program, Form BCE-EL-6 and submit
the following information to the Department of Housing, Buildings, and
(1) Curriculum and
course materials to be used;
(2) Sample course
courses will be offered;
of courses to the general public;
(5) Fees to be
charged for courses;
(6) Identity and
qualifications of teachers; and
Section 2. The Department
of Housing, Buildings, and Construction shall review each application for
certification and shall approve certification if the standards established in
Section 3 of this administrative regulation have been met.
Section 3. The department
shall certify the applicant if:
(1) The applicant
can reliably provide electrical training sufficient to allow trainees to
operate safely and competently in the electrical industry;
(2) The applicant
will provide an accurate certification of attendance at all courses offered;
(3) All courses
will be taught by persons with sufficient technical knowledge of the subject
(4) The training
program includes at least 576 hours of classroom training (one
(1) hour of classroom training shall be equal to sixty (60) minutes).
Section 4. Certification
Renewal. (1) The department shall review certifications of training programs
every two (2) years following initial certification.
programs shall submit the following for consideration by the department for
application Renewal Application of Certified Electrical Training Program, Form
(b) All items
required by Section 1 of this administrative regulation for initial
certification updated to reflect the current training program curriculum.
An applicant denied certification may request that an administrative hearing be
held pursuant to KRS Chapter 13B.
Section 6. Certification
may be revoked if the office determines after a hearing pursuant to KRS Chapter
13B that the individual or organization no longer meets the requirements of
Section 3 of this administrative regulation.
Section 7. (1) For
a licensing applicant attending approved
training programs consisting of more than 576 hours:
(a) The applicant
may apply for licensure after a department-approved interim Credential Form, is
submitted to the department from the director of an approved training program;
is made by the department that the applicant has completed 576 or more hours of
the approved training program.
(2) The Interim
Credential Form shall include the:
(a) Name of the
(b) Number of
hours completed by the applicant;
(c) Title of the
program completed; and
signature of the training program agent or representative.
On written request by an applicant for licensure as an electrician or master
electrician, the Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction, with
advice from the Electrical Advisory Committee, shall recognize a training
program completed in another state if the applicant demonstrates that the
program would comply with the requirements of Section 1 of this administrative
Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by
for Certified Electrical Training Program", Form BCE-EL-6, August 2009
(b) "Renewal Application
of Certified Electrical Training Program", Form BCE-EL-7, August 2009
(2) This material
may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at
the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, 101 Sea Hero Road, Suite
100, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-5405, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(31 Ky.R. 1756; Am. 1979; eff. 7-1-2005; 36 Ky.R. 692;
1039; eff. 12-4-2009.)