61G19-7.005. Approval of Internship Training Programs  

Effective on Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • 1(1) Approved programs shall demonstrate the educational and on-the-job-training (OJT) content sufficient to bring the intern’s inspection or plans examiner skills and technical skills to a level which will qualify the individual for licensure in the category sought. On-the-job training will be provided by individuals who hold the requisite standard license in the training category.

    56(2) 57Program approval shall be valid for ten years from the date of approval barring any modifications in applicable law or failure on the part of the jurisdiction to administer the program consistent with board approval. All training shall be consistent with the current code cycle.

    102(3) The Board shall approve or deny any application for program approval at the first Board meeting held more than thirty days after the date the application is received by the Department.

    134(4) Any internship program which has been rejected by the Board may be resubmitted with modifications.

    150(5) The Department shall assign the approved program a program number. The Department assigned number must be included on all documentation provided to the Department in connection with the program.

    180(6) Applicants seeking a standard certification as an inspector or plans examiner shall satisfactorily complete a comprehensive internship program comprised of no fewer than 40 hours of a board approved code training in the certification category sought.

    217(7) Internship programs for individuals currently holding a standard certification shall include not less than a combination of OJT and classroom training totaling 240 hours in the category sought. The required 40 hours of code training course may be included as a part.

    260(8) The Building Official shall be responsible for verification of an applicant’s experience prior to admission into a program and shall provide attestation verifying compliance with the approved internship application.

    290Rulemaking Authority 292468.606, 293468.609(10) FS. 295Laws Implemented 297468.609(2)(c)7. FS. 299History–New 2-14-18.


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