815 KAR 35:090. Electrical Training Program standards

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Published: 2015

      815 KAR 35:090.

Electrical Training Program standards.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS

227A.060, EO 2009-535

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 227A.040, 227A.060(2)(b)2, (3)(b)2, EO 2009-535

      NECESSITY,

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

standards.

 

      Section 1.

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

Construction:

      (1) Curriculum and

course materials to be used;

      (2) Sample course

work schedules;

      (3) Locations

courses will be offered;

      (4) Availability

of courses to the general public;

      (5) Fees to be

charged for courses;

      (6) Identity and

qualifications of teachers; and

      (7) Attendance

verification procedures.

 

      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

matter; and

      (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.

      (2) Training

programs shall submit the following for consideration by the department for

renewal:

      (a) Completed

application Renewal Application of Certified Electrical Training Program, Form

BCE-EL-7; and

      (b) All items

required by Section 1 of this administrative regulation for initial

certification updated to reflect the current training program curriculum.

 

      Section 5.

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;

and

      (b) Confirmation

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

applicant;

      (b) Number of

hours completed by the applicant;

      (c) Title of the

program completed; and

      (d) Notarized

signature of the training program agent or representative.

 

      Section 8.

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

regulation.

 

      Section 9.

Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by

reference:

      (a) "Application

for Certified Electrical Training Program", Form BCE-EL-6, August 2009

edition; and

      (b) "Renewal Application

of Certified Electrical Training Program", Form BCE-EL-7, August 2009

edition.

      (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.)
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