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       TITLE 18. PROFESSIONAL AND                                                           CHAPTER 30.
        OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING                                                TRADESMAN RULES AND INDIVIDUAL LICENSE
                                                                                  AND CERTIFICATION REGULATIONS.
            BOARD FOR CONTRACTORS                                           18 VAC 50-30-10. Definitions.
                     Final Regulation                                       The following words and terms when used in this chapter
                                                                            shall have the following meanings, unless the context
Title of Regulation: 18 VAC 50-30. Individual License
                                                                            clearly indicates otherwise:
and Certification Regulations (amending 18 VAC 50-
30-10 through 18 VAC 50-30-50, 18 VAC 50-30-70,                             "Affidavit" means a written statement of facts, made
18 VAC 50-30-90 through 18 VAC 50-30-150, 18 VAC                            voluntarily, and confirmed by the oath or affirmation of the
50-30-190, and 18 VAC 50-30-200; adding 18 VAC 50-                          party making it, taken before a notary or other person
30-185 and 18 VAC 50-30-210 through 18 VAC 50-30-                           having the authority to administer such oath or affirmation.
260; repealing 18 VAC 50-30-60, 18 VAC 50-30-80, and
18 VAC 50-30-180).                                                          "Apprentice" means a person who assists tradesmen while
                                                                            gaining knowledge of the trade through on-the-job training
Statutory Authority:     §§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-1102 of the                   and related instruction in accordance with the Virginia
Code of Virginia.                                                           Voluntary Apprenticeship Act (§ 40.1-117 et seq. of the
                                                                            Code of Virginia).
Effective Date: April 1, 2007.
                                                                            "Approved" means approved by the Department of
Agency Contact: Eric Olson, Executive Director, Board
                                                                            Professional and Occupational Regulation.
for Contractors, 3600 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA
23230, telephone (804) 367-2785, FAX (804) 367-2474, or                     "Backflow prevention device testing" means performing
e-mail contractor@dpor.virginia.gov.                                        functional procedures to ascertain that the device is still
                                                                            providing the necessary backflow protection in accordance
Summary:
                                                                            with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.
  The amendments (i) introduce a three-hour building
                                                                            "Backflow prevention device work" consists of and is
  code-related continuing education requirement for the
                                                                            limited to the following: (i) maintenance; (ii) repair; (iii)
  biennial renewal of licensure and for the reinstatement
                                                                            testing; or (iv) periodic inspection of cross connection
  of licensure; (ii) establish entry requirements, fees, and
                                                                            control devices, including but not limited to reduced
  certificate maintenance procedures for certified elevator
                                                                            pressure     principle   backflow preventors,        double
  mechanics in accordance with Chapter 188 of the 2004
                                                                            check-valve assemblies, double-detector check-valve
  Acts of Assembly; (iii) clarify definitions and
                                                                            assemblies, pressure type vacuum breaker assemblies, and
  requirements; (iv) remove requirements that are
                                                                            other such devices designed, installed, and maintained in
  duplicative or no longer applicable; and (v) add
                                                                            such a manner so as to prevent the contamination of the
  references to existing statutes.
                                                                            potable water supply by the introduction of nonpotable
  Changes made since the proposed include (i) amending                      liquids, solids, or gases, thus ensuring that the potable
  the definitions of "journeyman" and "supervisor," (ii)                    water supply remains unaltered and free from impurities,
  repealing the definition of "supervision," and (iii)                      odor, discoloration, bacteria, and other contaminants which
  changing the effective date for continuing education                      would make the potable water supply unfit or unsafe for
  requirements from July 1, 2007, to December 31, 2007.                     consumption and use means work performed by a
                                                                            backflow prevention device worker as defined in § 54.1-
Summary of Public Comments and Agency's Response: A
                                                                            1128 of the Code of Virginia.
summary of comments made by the public and the
agency's response may be obtained from the promulgating                     "Backflow prevention device worker" means any
agency or viewed at the office of the Registrar of                          individual who engages in, or offers to engage in, the
Regulations.                                                                maintenance, repair, testing or periodic inspection of cross
                                                                            connection control devices.
                                                                            "Board" means the Board for Contractors.


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"Building official/inspector" is an employee of the state, a          refrigeration systems, including tanks incidental to the
local building department or other political subdivision              system.
who enforces the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building
                                                                      "Incidental" means work that is necessary for that
Code.
                                                                      particular repair or installation.
"Certified elevator mechanic" means an individual who is
                                                                      "Journeyman" means a person who possesses the necessary
certified by the board who is engaged in erecting,
                                                                      ability, proficiency and qualifications to install, repair and
constructing, installing, altering, servicing, repairing,
                                                                      maintain specific types of materials and equipment [ and
testing or maintaining elevators, escalators, or related
                                                                      supervise the work of installing, repairing and maintaining
conveyances in accordance with the Uniform Statewide
                                                                      specific types of materials and equipment, ] utilizing a
Building Code.
                                                                      working knowledge sufficient to comply with the pertinent
"Department" means the Department of Professional and                 provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building
Occupational Regulation.                                              Code and according to plans and specifications.
"Division" means a limited subcategory within any of the              "Licensed tradesman" means an individual who meets the
trades, as approved by the department.                                requirements for licensure that relate to the trade which he
                                                                      practices.
"Electrical work" consists of, but is not limited to, the
following: (i) planning and layout of details for installation        "Liquefied petroleum gas fitter" means any individual who
or modifications of electrical apparatus and controls                 engages in, or offers to engage in, work for the general
including preparation of sketches showing location of                 public for compensation in work that includes the
wiring and equipment; (ii) measuring, cutting, bending,               installation, repair, improvement, alterations or removal of
threading, assembling and installing electrical conduits;             piping, liquefied petroleum gas tanks and appliances
(iii) performing maintenance on electrical systems and                (excluding hot water heaters, boilers and central heating
apparatus; (iv) observation of installed systems or                   systems that require a heating, ventilation and air
apparatus to detect hazards and need for adjustments,                 conditioning or plumbing certification) annexed to real
relocation or replacement; and (v) repairing faulty systems           property.
or apparatus.
                                                                      "Maintenance" means the reconstruction or renewal of any
"Electrician" means a tradesman who does electrical work              part of a backflow device for the purpose of maintaining its
including the construction, repair, maintenance, alteration           proper operation. This does not include the actions of
or removal of electrical systems in accordance with the               removing, replacing or installing, except for winterization.
National Electrical Code and the Virginia Uniform
                                                                      "Master" means a person who possesses the necessary
Statewide Building Code.
                                                                      ability, proficiency and qualifications to plan and lay out
"Formal vocational training" means courses in the trade               the details for installation and supervise the work of
administered at an accredited educational facility; or                installing, repairing and maintaining specific types of
formal training, approved by the department, conducted by             materials and equipment utilizing a working knowledge
trade associations, businesses, the military, correspondence          sufficient to comply with the pertinent provisions of the
schools or other similar training organizations.                      Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.
"Gas fitter" means a tradesman an individual who does gas             "Natural gas fitter provider" means any individual who
fitting-related work usually as a division within the HVAC            engages in, or offers to engage in, work for the general
or plumbing trades in accordance with the Virginia                    public for compensation in the incidental repair, testing, or
Uniform Statewide Building Code. This work includes the               removal of natural gas piping or fitting annexed to real
installation, repair, improvement or removal of liquefied             property, excluding new installation of gas piping for hot
petroleum or natural gas piping, tanks, and appliances                water heaters, boilers, central heating systems, or other
annexed to real property.                                             natural gas equipment that requires heating, ventilation and
                                                                      air conditioning or plumbing certification.
"Helper" or "laborer" means a person who assists a
licensed tradesman and who is not an apprentice as defined            "Periodic inspection" means to examine a cross connection
in this chapter.                                                      control device in accordance with the requirements of the
                                                                      locality to be sure that the device is in place and
"HVAC tradesman" means an individual whose work
                                                                      functioning in accordance with the standards of the
includes the installation, alteration, repair or maintenance
                                                                      Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.
of heating systems, ventilating systems, cooling systems,
steam and hot water heating systems, boilers, process
piping, backflow prevention devices, and mechanical

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"Plumber" means a tradesman an individual who does                   [ "Supervision" means providing guidance or direction of a
plumbing work in accordance with the Virginia Uniform                delegated task or procedure by a tradesman licensed in
Statewide Building Code.                                             accordance with Chapter 11 (§ 54.1-1100 et seq.) of Title
                                                                     54.1 of the Code of Virginia, being accessible to the helper
"Plumbing work" means work that includes the
                                                                     or laborer, and periodically observing and evaluating the
installation, maintenance, extension, or alteration or
                                                                     performance of the task or procedure. ]
removal of piping, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances
in connection with any of the following:                             "Supervisor" means the licensed master or journeyman
                                                                     tradesman who has the responsibility to ensure that the
  1. Backflow prevention devices;
                                                                     installation is in accordance with the applicable provisions
  2. Boilers;                                                        of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code [ , one of
                                                                     whom must be on the job site at all times during
  3. Domestic sprinklers;
                                                                     installation and provides supervision as defined in this
  4. Hot water baseboard heating systems;                            chapter to helpers and laborers ].
  5. Hydronic heating systems;                                       "Testing organization" means an independent testing
                                                                     organization whose main function is to develop and
  6. Process piping;                                                 administer examinations.
  7. Public/private water supply systems within or adjacent          "Trade" means any of the following: electrical, gas fitting,
  to any building, structure or conveyance;                          HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), liquefied
  8. Sanitary or storm drainage facilities;                          petroleum gas fitting, natural gas fitting, plumbing, and
                                                                     divisions within them.
  9. Steam heating systems;
                                                                     "Tradesman" means a person who engages in or offers to
  10. Storage tanks incidental to the installation of related        engage in, for the general public for compensation, any of
  systems;                                                           the trades covered by this chapter.
  11. Venting systems; or                                            "Water distribution systems" include fire sprinkler
  12. Water heaters.                                                 systems, highway/heavy, HVAC, lawn irrigation systems,
                                                                     plumbing, or water purveyor work.
These plumbing tradesmen may also install, maintain,
extend or alter the following:                                       18 VAC 50-30-20. Requirements for licensure as a
                                                                     journeyman or master tradesman engaging in the
  1. Liquid waste systems;                                           trades of electrical, gas fitting, HVAC (heating,
  2. Sewerage systems;                                               ventilation and air conditioning), liquefied petroleum
                                                                     gas fitting, natural gas fitting, and plumbing or
  3. Storm water systems; and                                        certification as a backflow prevention device worker.
  4. Water supply systems.                                           Each individual who engages in, or offers to engage in,
"Regulant" means a tradesman license or            backflow          electrical, gas fitting, HVAC, liquefied petroleum gas
prevention device certification card holder an    individual         fitting, natural gas fitting, plumbing or backflow
licensed as a tradesman, liquefied petroleum      gas fitter,        prevention device work for the general public for
natural gas fitter provider or certified as a      backflow          compensation applicant shall meet or exceed the
prevention device worker or elevator mechanic.                       requirements set forth in this section prior to issuance of
                                                                     the license or certification card.
"Reinstatement" means having a tradesman license or
backflow prevention device worker certification card                 The applicant shall be required to take an oral or written
restored to effectiveness after the expiration date has              examination to determine his general knowledge of the
passed.                                                              trade regulated activity in which he desires licensure or
                                                                     certification. If the applicant successfully completes the
"Renewal" means continuing the effectiveness of a                    examination, an application furnished by the department
tradesman license or a backflow prevention device worker             shall be completed. The application shall contain the
certification card for another period of time.                       applicant's name, home address, place of employment, and
"Repair" means the reconstruction or renewal of any part             business address; information on the knowledge, skills,
of a backflow prevention device for the purpose of                   abilities and education or training of the applicant; and an
returning to service a currently installed device. This does         affidavit stating a statement certifying that the information
not include the removal or replacement of a defective                on the application is correct. If the application is
device by the installation of a rebuilt or new device.

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satisfactory to the board, a license or certification card               information within 60 days of receiving such notice,
shall be issued.                                                         except in such instances where the board has determined
                                                                         ineligibility for a clearly specified period of time, may
18 VAC 50-30-30. General qualifications for licensure
                                                                         be sufficient and just cause for disapproving the
or certification.
                                                                         application.
Every applicant to the Board for Contractors for licensure
                                                                         10. In accordance with § 54.1-204 of the Code of
as a tradesman or certification as a backflow prevention
                                                                         Virginia, each applicant shall disclose a conviction, in
device worker shall meet the requirements and have the
                                                                         any jurisdiction, of any misdemeanor or felony. Any
qualifications provided in this section.
                                                                         plea of nolo contendere shall be considered a conviction
  1. The applicant shall be at least 18 years old.                       for the purpose of this subdivision. The record of
                                                                         conviction received from a court shall be accepted as
  2. Unless otherwise exempted, the applicant shall meet
                                                                         prima facie evidence of a conviction or finding of guilt.
  the current educational requirements by passing all
                                                                         The board, at its discretion, may deny licensure or
  required courses prior to the time the applicant sits for
                                                                         certification to any applicant in accordance with § 54.1-
  the examination and applies for licensure or certification.            204 of the Code of Virginia.
  3. Unless exempted, the applicant shall have passed the                11. The applicant shall report any suspensions,
  applicable written examination provided by the board or
                                                                         revocations, or surrendering of a certificate/ or license in
  by a testing service organization acting on behalf of the
                                                                         connection with a disciplinary action or which has been
  board.
                                                                         the subject of discipline in any jurisdiction prior to
  4. The applicant shall meet the experience requirements                applying for licensure or certification in Virginia. The
  as set forth in 18 VAC 50-30-40 or 18 VAC 50-30-50.                    board, at its discretion, may deny licensure or
                                                                         certification to any applicant based on prior suspensions,
  5. In those instances where the applicant is required to               revocations, or surrender of certifications/ or licenses
  take the license or certification examination, the                     based on disciplinary action by any jurisdiction.
  applicant shall follow all rules established by the board
  with regard to conduct at the examination. Such rules               18 VAC 50-30-40. Evidence of ability and proficiency.
  shall include any written instructions communicated                 A. Applicants for examination to be licensed as a
  prior to the examination date and any instructions                  journeyman shall furnish evidence that one of the
  communicated at the site, either written or oral, on the
                                                                      following experience and education standards has been
  date of the examination. Failure to comply with all rules
                                                                      attained:
  established by the board and the testing service
  organization with regard to conduct at the examination                 1. Four years of practical experience in the trade and 240
  shall be grounds for denial of application.                            hours of formal vocational training in the trade.
                                                                         Experience in excess of four years may be substituted
  6. The applicant shall disclose his physical home                      for formal vocational training at a ratio of one year of
  address; a post office box alone is not acceptable.
                                                                         experience for 80 hours of formal training, but not to
  7. Each nonresident applicant for a tradesman license or               exceed 200 hours;
  certification card shall file and maintain with the
                                                                         2. Four years of practical experience and 80 hours of
  department an irrevocable consent for the department to
                                                                         vocational training for liquefied petroleum gas fitters
  serve as service agent for all actions filed in any court in           and natural gas fitter providers except that no substitute
  this Commonwealth. In those instances where service is                 experience will be allowed for liquefied petroleum gas
  required, the director of the department will mail the
                                                                         and natural gas workers;
  court document to the individual at the address of record.
                                                                         3. An associate degree or a certificate of completion
  8. The applicant shall sign, as part of the application, an
                                                                         from at least a two-year program in a tradesman-related
  affidavit a statement certifying that the applicant has                field from an accredited community college or technical
  read and understands the Virginia tradesmen law, Article               school as evidenced by a transcript from the educational
  3 (§ 54.1-1128 et seq.) of Chapter 11 of Title 54.1 of the
                                                                         institution and two years of practical experience in the
  Code of Virginia, and this chapter.
                                                                         trade for which licensure is desired;
  9. The board may make further inquiries and
                                                                         4. A bachelor's degree received from an accredited
  investigations with respect to the qualifications of the
                                                                         college or university in an engineering curriculum
  applicant or require a personal interview with the                     related to the trade and one year of practical experience
  applicant. Failure of an applicant to comply with a                    in the trade for which licensure is desired; or
  written request from the board for additional evidence or

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  5. On or after July 1, 1995, an applicant with 10 years of            Experience in excess of four years may be substituted
  practical experience in the trade as verified by reference            for formal vocational training at a ratio of one year of
  letters of experience from any of the following: building             experience for 40 hours of formal training, but not to
  officials, building inspectors, current or former                     exceed 120 hours;
  employers, contractors, engineers, architects or current
                                                                        2. Have three years of practical experience in the
  or past clients attesting to the applicant's work in the
                                                                        construction, maintenance, and service/repair of
  trade, may be granted permission to sit for the
                                                                        elevators, escalators, or related conveyances and a
  journeyman's level examination without having to meet
                                                                        certificate of completion of the elevator mechanic
  the educational requirements.
                                                                        examination of a training program determined to be
B. Applicants for examination to be licensed as a master                equivalent to the requirements established by the board;
shall furnish evidence that one of the following experience             or
standards has been attained:
                                                                        3. Successfully complete an elevator mechanic
  1. Evidence that they have one year of experience as a                apprenticeship program that is approved by the Virginia
  licensed journeyman; or                                               Apprenticeship Council or registered with the Bureau of
                                                                        Apprenticeship and Training, U.S. Department of Labor,
  2. On or after July 1, 1995, an applicant with 10 years of
                                                                        as evidenced by providing a certificate of completion or
  practical experience in the trade, as verified by reference
                                                                        other official document, and satisfactorily complete a
  letters of experience from any of the following: building
                                                                        written examination administered by the board.
  officials, building inspectors, current or former
  employers, contractors, engineers, architects or current           18 VAC 50-30-50. Exemptions from examination;
  or past clients, attesting to the applicant's work in the          exemptions from licensure.
  trade, may be granted permission to sit for the master's
                                                                     A. An individual certified or licensed by any one of the
  level examination without having to meet the
                                                                     following agencies shall not be required to fulfill the
  educational requirements.
                                                                     examination requirement:
C. Individuals who have successfully passed the Class A
                                                                        1. The Department of Housing and Community
contractors trade examination prior to January 1, 1991,
                                                                        Development prior to July 1, 1995;
administered by the Virginia Board for Contractors in a
certified trade shall be deemed qualified as a master in that           2. Any local governing body prior to July 1, 1978; or
trade in accordance with this chapter.
                                                                        3. Any Virginia locality backflow prevention device
D. Applicants for examination to be certified as a backflow             worker certification issued prior to July 1, 1998.
prevention device worker shall furnish evidence that one of
                                                                     B. Other methods of exemption from the journeyman
the following experience and education standards has been
attained:                                                            examination are as follows:

  1. Four years of practical experience in water                        1. Successful completion of an apprenticeship program
                                                                        which is approved by the Virginia Apprenticeship
  distribution systems and 40 hours of formal vocational
                                                                        Council for exemption from examination, as evidenced
  training in a school approved by the board; or
                                                                        by providing a certificate of completion or other official
  2. Applicants with seven or more years of experience                  document.
  may qualify with 16 hours of formal vocational training
  in an approved a school approved by the board.                        2. Any tradesman who had a Class B registration in the
                                                                        trade prior to January 1, 1991, and has been
The board accepts the American Society of Sanitary                      continuously licensed as a Class B contractor.
Engineers' (ASSE) standards for testing procedures. Other               Candidates for this exemption must submit
programs could be approved after board review. The board                documentation from the Board for Contractors.
requires all backflow training to include instruction in a
wet lab.                                                                3. Individuals applying for certification as backflow
                                                                        prevention device workers between July 1, 1998, and
E. An applicant for certification as an elevator mechanic               July 1, 1999, shall be deemed to have fulfilled the
shall:                                                                  examination requirements if they are able to demonstrate
                                                                        the required years of discipline-free experience and
  1. Have three years of practical experience in the
                                                                        education or training set forth in 18 VAC 50-30-40 D 2.
  construction, maintenance and service/repair of
                                                                        These individuals shall provide the following with their
  elevators, escalators, or related conveyances; 144 hours
                                                                        application:
  of formal vocational training; and satisfactorily complete
  a written examination administered by the board.

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    a. An affidavit from a building official, building                18 VAC 50-30-60. Application and issuance of
    inspector or Virginia water purveyor attesting to at              tradesman licenses or backflow prevention device
    least seven years of experience and competency in the             worker certifications. (Repealed.)
    field on a form provided by the department; and
                                                                      A. All applicants for licensure as a tradesman or
    b. A certificate or other documentation that an                   certification as a backflow prevention device worker must
    appropriate course of instruction of at least 16 hours at         make application with the department to obtain the
    an approved school has been successfully completed                required tradesman license or backflow prevention device
    prior to July 7, 1999.                                            worker certification.
  4. a. Individuals applying for licensure as a liquefied             B. Unless otherwise exempted, an applicant must
  petroleum gas fitter by November 1, 2002, who are able              successfully complete an examination to be issued a
  to demonstrate that they have at least five years'                  tradesman license or backflow prevention device worker
  experience as a liquefied petroleum gas fitter, are                 certification and deemed qualified.
  exempted from the examination requirements. This item
                                                                      C. The board shall receive and review applications and
  refers to master tradesmen.
                                                                      forward approved applications to the national testing
    b. Individuals applying for licensure as a liquefied              organizations designated by the board. At its discretion, the
    petroleum gas fitter between July 1, 2000, and July 1,            board may delegate the application receipt and review
    2005, shall be deemed to have fulfilled the                       process to the testing organization.
    examination requirements if they are able to
                                                                      D. The applicant shall present to the board evidence of
    demonstrate that they have at least five years'
                                                                      successful completion of a board-approved examination.
    experience in an apprenticeship capacity under the
    direct supervision of a gas fitter. This item refers to           18 VAC 50-30-70. Other recognized programs.
    journeymen tradesmen.
                                                                      Individuals certified or licensed as a journeyman or master
  5. a. Individuals applying for a natural gas fitter provider        by governing bodies located outside the Commonwealth of
  license by November 1, 2002, shall be deemed to have                Virginia shall be considered to be in compliance with this
  fulfilled the examination requirement if they are able to           chapter if the board or its designee has determined the
  demonstrate that they have five years' prior experience             certifying system to be substantially equivalent to the
  as a natural gas fitter provider. This item refers to master        Virginia system. In addition to the requirements set forth
  tradesmen.                                                          in 18 VAC 50-30-30, these individuals must meet the
                                                                      following requirements:
    b. Individuals applying for a natural gas fitter provider
    license between July 1, 1999, and July 1, 2004, shall                1. The applicant shall be at least 18 years of age.
    be deemed to have fulfilled the examination
    requirement if they are able to demonstrate that they                2. 1. The applicant shall have received the tradesman
    have at least five years' experience in an                           certification or license by virtue of having passed in the
                                                                         jurisdiction of original certification or licensing a written
    apprenticeship capacity under the direct supervision of
                                                                         or oral examination deemed to be substantially
    a gas fitter. This item refers to journeymen tradesmen.
                                                                         equivalent to the Virginia examination.
C. Exemptions from licensure are as follows:
                                                                         3. The applicant shall sign, as part of the application, an
  1. Helpers or laborers who assist licensed tradesmen;                  affidavit certifying that the applicant has read and
                                                                         understands the Virginia tradesmen law, Article 3
  2. Any person who performs electrical, gas fitting,
                                                                         (§ 54.1-1128 et seq.) of Chapter 11 of Title 54.1 of the
  HVAC, liquefied petroleum gas fitting, natural gas
                                                                         Code of Virginia, and this chapter.
  fitting, or plumbing work not for the general public for
  compensation;                                                          4. 2. The applicant shall be in good standing as a
                                                                         certified or licensed tradesman in every jurisdiction
  3. Any person who installs television or telephone
                                                                         where certified or licensed, and the applicant shall not
  cables, lightning arrestor systems, or wiring or
                                                                         have had a certificate or a license as a tradesman which
  equipment operating at less than 50 volts;
                                                                         was suspended, revoked, or surrendered in connection
  4. Installers of wood stove equipment, masonry                         with a disciplinary action or which has been the subject
  chimneys or prefabricated fireplaces shall be exempt                   of discipline in any jurisdiction prior to applying for
  from certification as a HVAC tradesman; and                            licensure in Virginia.
  5. Any person who is performing work on any ship,                      5. The applicant shall not have been convicted in any
  boat, barge or other floating vessel.                                  jurisdiction of a misdemeanor involving lying, cheating,

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  stealing, sexual offense, drug distribution or physical           D. The department shall have the power to require
  injury, or any felony. Any plea of nolo contendere shall          remedial education and to suspend, revoke or deny renewal
  be considered a conviction for purposes of this                   of the tradesman license or the backflow prevention device
  subdivision. The record of a conviction authenticated in          worker certification card of any individual who is found to
  such form as to be admissible in evidence under the laws          be in violation of the statutes or regulations governing the
  of the jurisdiction where convicted shall be admissible as        practice of licensed tradesmen or backflow prevention
  prima facie evidence of such conviction.                          device workers in the Commonwealth.
  6. Applicants for licensure who do not meet the                   18 VAC 50-30-90. Fees for licensure, and certification
  requirements set forth in subdivisions 4 and 5 of this            and examination.
  section may be approved for licensure following
                                                                    A. Each check or money order shall be made payable to the
  consideration by the board.
                                                                    Treasurer of Virginia. All fees required by the board are
  7. 3. Individuals certified or licensed by governing              nonrefundable and shall not be prorated. The date of
  bodies other than the Commonwealth of Virginia may sit            receipt by the department or its agent is the date that will
  for the same level of tradesman examination by                    be used to determine whether or not it is on time. Fees
  completing the required application and providing a               remain active for a period of one year from the date of
  copy of a currently valid journeyman or master license            receipt and all applications must be completed within that
  or certification.                                                 time frame.
  8. 4. Individuals certified or licensed as backflow               B. In the event that a check, money draft or similar
  prevention device workers by governing bodies located             instrument for payment of a fee required by statute or
  outside the Commonwealth of Virginia may sit for the              regulation is not honored by the bank or financial
  Virginia     backflow     prevention   device    worker           institution named, the applicant or regulant shall be
  examination upon presentation of a currently valid                required to remit fees sufficient to cover the original fee,
  certificate or card from such jurisdictions with their            plus an additional processing charge set by the department.
  completed examination application and fee. Upon
                                                                    C. Tradesman license--original fee--by examination. The
  successful completion of this examination, the applicant
                                                                    fee for an initial tradesman license shall be $90.
  will be provided with the proper application for
  certification as a backflow prevention device worker in           D. Tradesman license--original          fee--without an
  the Commonwealth of Virginia.                                     examination, through successful completion of an
                                                                    appropriate apprenticeship program offered through the
18 VAC 50-30-80. Revocation            of   licensure    or
                                                                    Virginia Voluntary Apprenticeship Act. The fee for an
certification. (Repealed.)
                                                                    initial tradesman license shall be $90.
A. Licensure or certification may be revoked for
                                                                    E. Commencing July 1, 1995, the Department of
misrepresentation or a fraudulent application, or for
                                                                    Professional and Occupational Regulation will institute a
incompetence as demonstrated by an egregious or repeated
                                                                    program of issuing tradesmen's cards. Those tradesmen
violation of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building
                                                                    who hold valid tradesmen cards issued by local governing
Code.
                                                                    bodies prior to July 1, 1978, or by the Department of
B. Any building official, building inspector or water               Housing and Community Development prior to July 1,
purveyor who finds that an individual is practicing as a            1995, must replace the old cards with new cards issued by
tradesman without a tradesman license as required by state          the Board for Contractors.
law or as a backflow prevention device worker without a
                                                                    In order to obtain the tradesman card issued by the Board
backflow prevention device certification card if such a card
                                                                    for Contractors, the individual must use the current
is required by the locality shall file a report on a form
                                                                    application form provided by the Department of
provided by the board to such effect with the Board for
                                                                    Professional and Occupational Regulation. The fee for card
Contractors, 3600 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia
                                                                    exchange application and processing is $40. As a matter of
23230-4917.
                                                                    administrative necessity, the department will assign
C. Any building official, building inspector or water               expiration dates in a manner that will stagger renewals for
purveyor who has reason to believe that a tradesman or a            these applicants. Once the initial period ends, all renewals
backflow prevention device worker is performing                     will be for a period of 24 months.
incompetently as demonstrated by an egregious or repeated
                                                                    F. Commencing July 1, 1998, the Department of
violation of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
                                                                    Professional and Occupational Regulation will institute a
shall file a report on a form provided by the board to such
                                                                    voluntary program of issuing backflow prevention device
effect with the board.
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valid backflow prevention device worker certifications              Any request for the issuance of such a card must be in
issued by local governing bodies or the Virginia                    writing to the board. Requests for a third or subsequent
Department of Health prior to that date may replace those           duplicate card may be referred for possible disciplinary
cards with new cards issued by the board.                           action.
In order to obtain the backflow prevention device worker            18 VAC 50-30-120. Renewal.
certification card issued by the board, the individual must
                                                                    A. Tradesman Licenses or backflow prevention device
use the current application form provided by the
                                                                    worker and certification cards issued under this chapter
department. The fee for the card exchange application and
                                                                    shall expire two years from the last day of the month in
processing is $40. The term of certification will be for a
                                                                    which they were issued as indicated on the tradesman
period of 24 months.
                                                                    license or the backflow prevention device worker
G. Backflow prevention device worker certification                  certification card.
through the "grandfather" clause of § 54.1-1131 B 2 of the
                                                                    B. The fee for renewal of a tradesman license is $40. The
Code of Virginia expired on July 1, 1999.
                                                                    fee for renewal of a backflow prevention device worker
H. Commencing on November 1, 2001, the Department of                certification card is $40. All fees required by the board are
Professional and Occupational Regulation will add the               nonrefundable and shall not be prorated. Effective with all
trades of liquefied petroleum gas fitter and natural gas            licenses issued or renewed after [ July 1 December 31 ],
fitter provider to the trades regulated by the Board for            2007, as a condition of renewal or reinstatement and
Contractors. The fee for the initial licensure shall be $90.        pursuant to § 54.1-1133 of the Code of Virginia, all
                                                                    individuals holding tradesman licenses with the trade
B. Fees are as follows:
                                                                    designations of plumbing, electrical and heating ventilation
        Original tradesman license by                   $90         and cooling shall be required to satisfactorily complete
        examination                                                 three hours of continuing education for each designation
   Original tradesman license without                   $90         and individuals holding licenses as liquefied petroleum gas
      examination                                                   fitters and natural gas fitter providers, one hour of
   Card exchange (exchange of locality-issued           $40         continuing education, relating to the applicable building
      card for state-issued Virginia tradesman                      code, from a provider approved by the board in accordance
      license)                                                      with the provisions of this chapter.
        Liquefied petroleum gas fitter                  $90
        Natural gas fitter provider                     $90         C. Certified elevator mechanics, as a condition of renewal
   Backflow prevention device worker                    $90         or reinstatement and pursuant to § 54.1-1143 of the Code
     certification                                                  of Virginia, shall be required to satisfactorily complete
        Elevator mechanic certification                 $90         eight hours of continuing education relating to the
                                                                    provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building
18 VAC 50-30-100. Fees for examinations.                            Code pertaining to elevators, escalators and related
The examination fee shall consist of the administration             conveyances. This continuing education will be from a
expenses of the department resulting from the board's               provider approved by the board in accordance with the
examination procedures and contract charges. Exam                   provisions of this chapter.
service contracts shall be established through competitive          D. Renewal fees are as follows:
negotiation, in compliance with the Virginia Public
                                                                            Tradesman license                            $40
Procurement Act (§ 2.2-4300 et seq. of the Code of
                                                                            Liquefied petroleum gas fitter               $40
Virginia). The current examination shall not exceed a cost
                                                                            license
of $100 for the journeyman exam, $125 for the master
                                                                            Natural gas fitter provider license          $40
exam for any of the trades, or $100 for the backflow
                                                                        Backflow prevention device worker                $40
prevention device worker or elevator mechanic exam.
                                                                           certification
18 VAC 50-30-110. Fees for duplicate cards.                                 Elevator mechanic certification              $40
The fee for a duplicate card shall be as follows:                   All fees are nonrefundable and shall not be prorated.
        First request        $30                                    E. The board will mail a renewal notice to the regulant
        Second               $30                                    outlining procedures for renewal. Failure to receive this
        request                                                     notice, however, shall not relieve the regulant of the
        Third                $45 and a report sent to the           obligation to renew. If the regulant fails to receive the
        request              Enforcement Section.                   renewal notice, a photocopy of the tradesman license or
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be submitted with the required fee as an application for             E. In order to ensure that license or certification card
renewal within 30 days of the expiration date.                       holders are qualified to practice as tradesmen or, liquefied
                                                                     petroleum gas fitters, natural gas fitter providers, backflow
F. The date on which the renewal fee is received by the
                                                                     prevention device workers or elevator mechanics, no
department or its agent will determine whether the regulant
                                                                     reinstatement will be permitted once one year from the
is eligible for renewal or required to apply for
                                                                     expiration date has passed. After that date the applicant
reinstatement.
                                                                     must apply for a new tradesman license or backflow
G. The board may deny renewal of a tradesman license or a            prevention device worker certification card and meet the
backflow prevention device worker certification card for             then current entry requirements.
the same reasons as it may refuse initial issuance or to
                                                                     F. Any tradesman, liquefied petroleum gas fitter, or natural
discipline a regulant. The regulant has a right to appeal any
                                                                     gas fitter provider activity conducted subsequent to the
such action by the board under the Virginia Administrative
                                                                     expiration of the license may constitute unlicensed activity
Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).
                                                                     and may be subject to prosecution under Title 54.1 of the
H. Failure to timely pay any monetary penalty,                       Code of Virginia. Further, any person who holds himself
reimbursement of cost, or other fee assessed by consent              out as a certified backflow prevention device worker, as
order or final order shall result in delaying or withholding         defined in § 54.1-1128 of the Code of Virginia, or as a
services provided by the department such as, but not                 certified elevator mechanic, as defined in § 54.1-1140 of
limited to, renewal, reinstatement, processing of a new              the Code of Virginia, without the appropriate certification,
application, or exam administration.                                 may be subject to persecution prosecution under Title 54.1
                                                                     of the Code of Virginia. Any activity related to the
18 VAC 50-30-130. Reinstatement.                                     operating integrity of an elevator, escalator, or related
A. Should the Department of Professional and                         conveyance, conducted subsequent to the expiration of an
Occupational Regulation fail to receive the renewal                  elevator mechanic certification may constitute illegal
application or fees within 30 days of the expiration date,           activity and may be subject to prosecution under Title 54.1
the regulant will be required to apply for reinstatement of          of the Code of Virginia.
the tradesman license or, backflow prevention device                 C. G. The board may deny reinstatement of a tradesman
worker certification card, or elevator mechanic                      license or a backflow prevention device worker
certification card.
                                                                     certification card for the same reasons as it may refuse
B. The fee for reinstatement of a tradesman license (all             initial issuance or to discipline a regulant. The regulant has
designations) is $90 (this is in addition to the $40 renewal         a right to appeal any such action by the board under the
fee, which makes the total fee for reinstatement $130). The          Virginia Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of
reinstatement fee for a backflow prevention device worker            the Code of Virginia).
certification card is $90 (this is in addition to the $40            H. Failure to timely pay any monetary penalty,
renewal fee, which makes the total reinstatement fee $130).
                                                                     reimbursement of cost, or other fee assessed by consent
Reinstatement fees are as follows:
                                                                     order or final order shall result in delaying or withholding
        Tradesman license                              $130*         services provided by the department, such as, but not
        Liquefied petroleum gas fitter license         $130*         limited to, renewal, reinstatement, processing of a new
        Natural gas fitter provider license            $130*         application, or exam administration.
   Backflow prevention device worker                   $130*
       certification                                                 18 VAC 50-30-140. Status of regulant during the period
        Elevator mechanic certification                $130*         prior to reinstatement.

  *Includes renewal fee listed in 18 VAC 50-30-120.                  A. When a regulant is reinstated, the individual shall
                                                                     continue to have the same number and shall be assigned an
All fees required by the board are nonrefundable and shall           expiration date two years from the previous expiration
not be prorated.                                                     date.
C. Applicants for reinstatement shall meet the requirements          B. A regulant who reinstates his tradesman license or
of 18 VAC 50-30-30.                                                  backflow prevention device worker certification card shall
D. The date on which the reinstatement fee is received by            be regarded as having been continuously licensed or
the department or its agent will determine whether the               certified without interruption. Therefore, the regulant shall
license or certification card is reinstated or a new                 remain under the disciplinary authority of the board during
application is required.                                             this entire period and may be held accountable for his
                                                                     activities during this period. Nothing in this chapter shall
                                                                     divest the board of its authority to discipline a regulant for

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a violation of the law or regulations during the period of              1. Failure in any material way to comply with provisions
licensure or certification.                                             of Chapter 1 (§ 54.1-100 et seq.) or Chapter 11 (§ 54.1-
                                                                        1100 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia or the
18 VAC 50-30-150. Changes, additions, or deletions to
                                                                        regulations of the board;
Adding or deleting trade designations.
                                                                        2. Furnishing substantially inaccurate or incomplete
A. A regulant may change a designation or obtain
                                                                        information to the board in obtaining, renewing,
additional add designations to a license by demonstrating,
                                                                        reinstating, or maintaining a [ tradesman ] license or
on a form provided by the board, acceptable evidence of
                                                                        [ backflow prevention device worker ] certification card;
experience, and examination if appropriate, in the
designation sought. The experience, and successful                      3. Where the regulant has failed to report to the board, in
completion of examinations, must be demonstrated by                     writing, the suspension or revocation of a tradesman,
meeting the requirements found in Part II (18 VAC 50-30-                liquefied petroleum gas fitter or natural gas fitter
20 et seq.) of this chapter.                                            provider license, certificate or card, or backflow
                                                                        prevention device worker certification card, by another
B. The fee for each change or addition is $30 $40. All fees
                                                                        state or a conviction in a court of competent jurisdiction
required by the board are nonrefundable.
                                                                        of a building code violation;
C. While a regulant may have multiple trade designations
                                                                        4. Gross negligence in the practice of a trade or
on his license, the renewal date will be based upon the date
                                                                        tradesman, liquefied petroleum gas fitter, natural gas
the card was originally issued to the individual by the
                                                                        fitter provider, backflow prevention device work worker
board, not the date of the most recent trade designation
                                                                        or elevator mechanic;
addition.
                                                                        5. Misconduct in the practice of a trade or tradesman,
D. If a regulant is seeking to delete a designation, then the
                                                                        liquefied petroleum gas fitter, natural gas fitter provider,
individual must provide a signed statement listing the
                                                                        backflow prevention device work worker or elevator
designation to be deleted. There is no fee for the deletion
                                                                        mechanic;
of a designation. If the regulant only has one trade or level
designation, the deletion of that designation will result in            6. A finding of improper or dishonest conduct in the
the termination of the license.                                         practice of the trade or a tradesman, liquefied petroleum
                                                                        gas fitter, natural gas fitter provider, backflow
18 VAC 50-30-180. Filing of complaints. (Repealed.)
                                                                        prevention device work worker or elevator mechanic by
All complaints against regulants may be filed with the                  a court of competent jurisdiction;
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
                                                                        7. For licensed tradesmen, liquefied petroleum gas fitters
at any time during business hours, pursuant to § 54.1-1114
                                                                        or natural gas fitter providers performing jobs under
of the Code of Virginia.
                                                                        $1,000, or backflow prevention device workers or
18 VAC 50-30-185.        Revocation     of   licensure    or            elevator mechanics performing jobs of any amount,
certification.                                                          abandonment, the intentional and unjustified failure to
                                                                        complete work contracted for, or the retention or
A. Licensure or certification may be revoked for
                                                                        misapplication of funds paid, for which work is either
misrepresentation or a fraudulent application or for
                                                                        not performed or performed only in part (unjustified
incompetence as demonstrated by an egregious or repeated
                                                                        cessation of work under the contract for a period of 30
violation of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building                    days or more shall be considered evidence of
Code.                                                                   abandonment);
B. The board shall have the power to require remedial
                                                                        8. Making any misrepresentation or making a false
education and to suspend, revoke or deny renewal of a
                                                                        promise of a character likely to influence, persuade, or
license or certification card of any individual who is found
                                                                        induce;
to be in violation of the statutes or regulations governing
the practice of licensed tradesmen, liquefied petroleum gas             9. Aiding or abetting an unlicensed contractor to violate
fitters, natural gas fitter providers, backflow prevention              any provision of Chapter 1 or Chapter 11 of Title 54.1 of
device workers or elevator mechanics in the                             the Code of Virginia, or these regulations; or combining
Commonwealth of Virginia.                                               or conspiring with or acting as agent, partner, or
                                                                        associate for an unlicensed contractor; or allowing one's
18 VAC 50-30-190. Prohibited acts.                                      license or certification to be used by an unlicensed or
Any of the following are cause for disciplinary action:                 uncertified individual;



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  10. Where the regulant has offered, given or promised               trade-related field from an accredited community college
  anything of value or benefit to any federal, state, or local        or technical school as evidenced by a transcript from the
  government employee for the purpose of influencing that             educational institution and two years of practical
  employee to circumvent, in the performance of his                   experience in the trade for which licensure is desired, or
  duties, any federal, state, or local law, regulation, or            (iii) have a bachelor's degree received from an accredited
  ordinance governing the construction industry;                      college or university in an engineering curriculum related
                                                                      to the trade and one year of practical experience in the
  11. Where the regulant has been convicted or found
                                                                      trade for which licensure is desired (see Part II, 18 VAC
  guilty, after initial licensure or certification, regardless
                                                                      50-30-20 et seq., of this chapter). Tradesman Vocational
  of adjudication, in any jurisdiction of any felony or of a
                                                                      training courses must be completed through accredited
  misdemeanor involving lying, cheating or stealing,
                                                                      colleges, universities, junior and community colleges; adult
  sexual offense, drug distribution, physical injury, or
                                                                      distributive, marketing and formal vocational training as
  relating to the practice of the profession, there being no
                                                                      defined in this chapter; Virginia Apprenticeship Council
  appeal pending therefrom or the time of appeal having
                                                                      programs; or proprietary schools approved by the Virginia
  elapsed. Any pleas of guilty or nolo contendere shall be
                                                                      Department of Education.
  considered a conviction for the purposes of this
  subdivision. The record of a conviction certified or                B. Backflow prevention device worker courses must be
  authenticated in such form as to be admissible in                   completed through schools approved by the board. The
  evidence under the laws of the jurisdiction where                   board accepts the American Society of Sanitary Engineers'
  convicted shall be admissible as prima facie evidence of            (ASSE) standards for testing procedures. Other programs
  such guilt;                                                         could be approved after board review. The board requires
                                                                      all backflow training to include instruction in a wet lab.
  12. Having failed to inform the board in writing, within
  30 days, that the regulant has pleaded guilty or nolo               C. Elevator mechanic courses must be completed through
  contendere or was convicted and found guilty of any                 schools approved by the board. The board accepts training
  felony or a misdemeanor involving lying, cheating,                  programs approved by the National Elevator Industry
  stealing, sexual offense, drug distribution, physical               Education Program (NEIEP). Other programs could be
  injury, or relating to the practice of the profession;              approved after board review.
  13. Having been disciplined by any county, city, town,              18 VAC 50-30-210. Continuing education providers.
  or any state or federal governing body for actions
                                                                      A. Application requirements for continuing education
  relating to the practice of any trade or backflow
                                                                      providers. [ 1. ] Each provider of a building code-related
  prevention device work, which action shall be reviewed
                                                                      continuing education course shall submit an application for
  by the board before it takes any disciplinary action of its
                                                                      approval on a form provided by the board. The application
  own;
                                                                      shall include but is not limited to:
  14. Failure to comply with the Virginia Uniform
                                                                           a. The name of the provider;
  Statewide Building Code, as amended; and
                                                                           b. Provider contact person, address and telephone
  15. Practicing in a classification or specialty service for
                                                                           number;
  which the tradesman regulant is not licensed or certified.
                                                                           c. Course contact hours;
                PART VI.
SCHOOL/PROFESSIONAL VOCATIONAL TRAINING                                    d. Schedule of courses, if established, including dates,
  AND CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDERS.                                      time and locations;
18 VAC 50-30-200. Professional education. Vocational                       e. Name(s) of instructor(s).
training.
                                                                      B. Continuing education providers shall have their
A. Pursuant to s 54.1-1130 of the Code of Virginia, unless            subject(s) approved by the board prior to initially offering
certified through exemption, candidates for licensure as              the course. Correspondence and other distance learning
journeymen are required to (i) complete 240 hours                     courses must include appropriate testing procedures to
classroom hours of tradesman educational courses in their             verify completion of the course.
specialty or 80 classroom hours of training for liquefied
                                                                      C. All providers must establish and maintain a record for
petroleum gas fitters and natural gas fitter providers and
                                                                      each student. The record shall include the student’s name
four years of practical experience in the trade for which
licensure is desired to qualify to sit for the licensing              and address, social security number or current license
examination, (ii) have an associate degree or a certificate           number, the course name and clock hours attended, the
                                                                      course syllabus or outline, the name or names of the
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instructor, the date of successful completion and the                 18 VAC 50-30-250. Reporting of changes.
board’s course code. Records shall be available for
                                                                      Any change in the information provided in 18 VAC 50-30-
inspection during normal business hours by authorized
                                                                      210 A 1 must be reported to the board within 30 days of
representatives of the board. Providers must maintain class
                                                                      the change with the exception of changes in the schedule of
records for a minimum of five years.
                                                                      courses, which must be reported within 10 days of the
18 VAC 50-30-220. Continuing education courses.                       change. Failure to report the changes as required may
                                                                      result in the withdrawal of approval of a continuing
A. All courses offered by continuing education providers
                                                                      education provider by the board.
must be approved by the board and shall cover articles of
the current edition of the building code for the applicable           18 VAC 50-30-260. Withdrawal of approval.
license specialty. For tradesmen with the electrical
                                                                      The board may withdraw approval of any continuing
specialty the National Electrical Code; for tradesmen with
                                                                      education provider for the following reasons:
the plumbing specialty, the International Plumbing Code;
for tradesmen with HVAC specialty, the International                     1. The courses being offered no longer meet the
Mechanical Code; for gas fitters, liquefied petroleum gas                standards established by the board.
fitters, and natural gas fitters, the International Fuel Gas
Code. Courses offered by continuing education providers                  2. The provider, through an agent or otherwise,
                                                                         advertises its services in a fraudulent or deceptive way.
for elevator mechanics shall cover articles of the current
edition of the building code and other applicable laws                   3. The provider, instructor, or designee of the provider
governing elevators, escalators, or related conveyances.                 falsifies any information relating to the application for
B. Approved providers shall submit an application for                    approval, course information, or student records or fails
course approval on a form provided by the board. The                     to produce records required by 18 VAC 50-30-210 C.
application shall include but is not limited to:                      NOTICE: The forms used in administering 18 VAC 50-
  1. The name of the provider and the approved provider               30, Individual License and Certification Regulations, are
  number;                                                             not being published; however, the name of each form is
                                                                      listed below. The forms are available for public inspection
  2. The name of the course;                                          at the Department of Professional and Occupational
  3. The date(s), time(s), and location(s) of the course;             Regulations, 3600 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia,
                                                                      or at the office of the Registrar of Regulations, General
  4. Instructor information, including name, license                  Assembly Building, 2nd Floor, Richmond, Virginia.
  number(s) if applicable, and a list of other appropriate
  trade designations;
                                                                                                      FORMS
  5. Course and material fees;
                                                                      Tradesman License Application, 2710LIC (rev. 8/05).
  6. Course syllabus.
                                                                      Backflow Prevention Device Worker                            Certification
C. Courses may be approved retroactively; however, no                 Application, 2710BPD (rev. 8/05).
regulant will receive credit toward the continuing
                                                                      Elevator Mechanic Certification Application, 2710ELE
education requirements of renewal until such approval is
                                                                      (eff. 8/05).
received from the board.
                                                                      Individual Experience Form, 2710EXP (eff. 7/05).
18 VAC 50-30-230. Reporting of course completion.
                                                                      Vocational Training Form, 2710VOTR (eff. 7/05).
All continuing education providers shall electronically
transmit course completion data to the board in an                    [ Education Provider Registration/Course                         Approval
approved format within seven days of the completion of                Application, 27edreg (eff. 8/06). ]
each individual course. The transmittal will include each                VA.R. Doc. Nos. R04-107 and R04-257; Filed January 22, 2007, 10:35 a.m.
student’s name, social security number or current license
number; the date of successful completion of the course;
and the board’s course code.
18 VAC 50-30-240. Posting continuing education
provider and course certificates of approval.
Copies of continuing education provider and course
certificates of approval must be available at the location a
course is taught.

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