(1) The department shall approve a continuing education course if it finds that it:

(a) is relevant to the subject area of installation, management, inspection, regulation, or closure of underground storage tank systems; and

(b) offers instruction on current technology or methods for the subject(s) in (a) and that technology or those methods will satisfy applicable department rules.

(2) The amount of continuing education credits earned by the licensee for a course is determined by the department and must be based on the department's evaluation of the course syllabus submitted by the licensee to the department.

(3) Within five days of the department receiving documentation that a licensee has successfully completed a continuing education credit course, the department shall notify the licensee whether the course is approved and the number of credits earned.

History: 75-11-204, MCA; IMP, 75-11-204, 75-11-210, MCA; NEW, 1990 MAR p. 1827, Eff. 10/1/90; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 2744, Eff. 10/14/94; TRANS, from DHES, 1995 MAR p. 2259; AMD & TRANS, 2000 MAR p. 2018, Eff. 4/14/00; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 1694, Eff. 9/24/16.