11 NCAC 08 .1302             CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIRED FOR RENEWAL OF ACTIVE LICENSE

(a)  In order to renew an active home inspector license for the license renewal periods beginning on or after October 1, 2014, the licensee shall complete 12 credit hours during the license renewal period, except as described in Paragraph (b) of this Rule.

(b)  In order to renew an active home inspector license for license renewal periods beginning on or after October 1, 2014, home inspectors who are newly licensed on or after October 1, 2014, who have not completed the pre-licensing education program established pursuant to G.S. 143-151.51(a)(5)a or its equivalent pursuant to Rule .1004(c) of this Chapter, shall complete 16 hours of continuing education per year for the first three years of licensure that include the following:

(1)           Four hours of a Board approved course consisting of the following:

(A)          for the first year, a Board approved course on the Standards of Practice and Report Writing; and

(B)          for each of the second and third years, a Board approved course of the home inspector's choosing.

(2)           Four hours of the update course component described in Rule .1309 of this Chapter; and

(3)           Eight hours of Board approved elective courses.

(c)  A licensee who is newly licensed on or after June 1 is exempt from this Section for the initial license period.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-151.49; 143-151.51; 143-151.55; 143-151.64;

Eff. August 1, 1998;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2014; February 1, 2011; July 18, 2002.