(a)  Continuing education providers shall certify that continuing education instructors meet the qualification requirements, which are the same as those for instructors as provided in 11 NCAC 06A .0705(c), except that the Commissioner may approve instructors possessing specific areas of expertise to instruct courses comprising those areas of expertise.

(b)  Insurance company trainers as instructors shall be full time salaried employees of the insurance company sponsoring the course and shall have as part of their full time responsibilities the duty to provider insurance company training.

(c)  College and university instructors may be full time or adjunct faculty of the college or university, and shall be teaching a curriculum course in his or her field of expertise.

(d)  The Commissioner shall require applicants and current instructors to submit to a personal interview, provide a video or audio tape, a written history of courses taught or any other documentation that will verify the applicant's qualifications to instruct approved insurance courses.

(e)  Temporary instructor authority shall be given to each qualified applicant.  The instructor authority shall become permanent after six months unless otherwise denied, suspended, terminated or revoked by the Commissioner.

(f)  As a condition to continued instructor qualification, providers shall insure that each instructor teaches one prelicensing or continuing education course each calendar year.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 58-2-40; 58‑33‑130; 58-33-132;

Temporary Adoption Eff. June 22, 1990, for a period of 180 days to expire on December 19, 1990;

ARRC Objection Lodged July 19, 1990;

Eff. December 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2008; February 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 25, 2016.