Or. Admin. R. 918-098-1450 - Continuing Education Requirements

(1) When the division determines that a code change requires training for individuals to maintain their Oregon Inspector Certification or associated Oregon specialty code certification they must complete division-approved continuing education.
(2) Required continuing education courses are established by the division on a periodic basis. The division will provide notification of code change classes and other required classes through the division website. Persons certified under ORS Chapter 455 must take all continuing education in a timely manner as outlined above in OAR 918-098-1028 in order to remain certified.
(3) Inspectors, including plans examiners, must complete a division-approved code change course related to the scope of work allowed under each certification and all other high priority training determined necessary by the division.
(4) Persons charged by a municipality with the responsibility for administration and enforcement of the state building code as the building official must complete a division-approved course covering administration and enforcement of a building inspection program and new legislation when required. Any person in an "acting" capacity to cover building official duties must also complete this course.
(5) The division may periodically verify that a person is maintaining and recording their continuing education.
(6) All required continuing education courses must be completed prior to June 1 of the renewal year in accordance with the renewal process for the Oregon Inspector Certification and Oregon specialty code certifications in OAR 918-098-1028.


Or. Admin. R. 918-098-1450
BCD 16-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-7-05 thru 12-31-05; BCD 24-2005, f. 9-30-05, cert. ef. 10-1-05; BCD 4-2006, f. 3-31-06, cert. ef. 4-1-06; BCD 19-2006, f. 12-29-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; BCD 6-2010, f. 5-14-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; BCD 7-2011, f. & cert. ef. 3-11-11; BCD 24-2011, f. 7-26-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11; BCD 5-2014, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-14; BCD 10-2022, amend filed 09/29/2022, effective 10/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 455.715, 455.720, 455.723 & 455.732

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 455.715, 455.720, 455.723 & 455.732

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