Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 121-2-.06 - Review Course for Re-examination

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) Any applicant for conditioned air contractor, electrical contractor, master plumber, or journeyman plumber who takes and fails the examination twice after July 1, 1989, must present satisfactory evidence to the appropriate division of the board that the applicant has completed a board approved review course before such applicant will be scheduled for a third examination. If such applicant fails the examination a third time, the applicant shall not be required to complete additional courses prior to taking subsequent examinations.
(2) Any applicant for a low-voltage license or a certificate as a utility manager who takes and fails the examination twice may complete a board approved review course. If such course is completed, then evidence of such completion may be submitted to the appropriate division.
(3) To be approved, an outline of the review course must be submitted to the appropriate division of the board. Such outline must list the topics covered, the actual time of instruction, the name of the instructor, and other information determined necessary for division review. The review course must meet one of the following:
(a) a course which covers code requirements conducted by a college, postsecondary technical school, or a military service; or
(b) a course of a minimum of 6 hours of actual instruction, conducted by an instructor who holds a contractor or master license in the appropriate trade and who has prior teaching or training experience acceptable to the appropriate division. The course must cover the following topics:
1. a review of examination topics;
2. a review of examinations references;
3. instruction on code, calculations, and other examination topics;
4. instructions on testing skills;
5. instructions on study and examination preparation skills; and 6. other related topics acceptable to the division; or
(c) a course of a minimum of 6 hours of actual instruction related to code or industry practices, conducted by an instructor who holds a contractor or master license in the appropriate trade and who has prior teaching and training experience acceptable to the appropriate division.
(d) a correspondence course related to code or industry practices, the successful completion of which is determined by a written evaluation, which is acceptable to the division; or
(4) A review course may be disapproved under this Rule if the appropriate division determines that the course does not meet the requirements of Paragraph (2) of this Rule, or that the course does not provide adequate instruction in assisting the candidates to prepare for the examination, or that persons associated with the course violated or assisted in violations of the licensure law, Board Rules, or examination procedures. Persons desiring the division to reconsider its decision concerning approval of a course must submit the request in writing within thirty (30) days of being notified of the decision. Such persons may request to meet with the appropriate division to provide additional information concerning the course. The decision of the appropriate division of the Board concerning approval of review courses is final.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 121-2-.06
O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-14-5, 43-14-6.
Original Rule entitled "Statewide License by Endorsement" adopted. F. May 30, 1985; eff. June 19, 1985. Repealed: F. May 27, 1988; eff. June 16, 1988. Amended: New Rule entitled "Review Course for Re-examination" adopted. F. Oct. 25, 1989; eff. Nov. 14, 1989. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. June 18, 1993; eff. July 8, 1993.

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