Chapter 55-9 CONTINUING EDUCATION
When an auctioneer makes application for renewal of a license, the licensee shall submit with the renewal form, proof, in a form acceptable to the Commission, that the licensee has acquired Commission approved Continuing Education. Continuing Education shall not be required of company licensee holders unless the company owner is a licensed auctioneer. This provision takes effect after the 1991 renewal period.
Renewal of a license shall not be granted unless the licensee submits satisfactory proof of at least eight (8) hours of Commission-approved Continuing Education within the previous 24 months.
In the discretion of the Commission, the following types of educational activities and credits may be granted:
|(a)||Any seminar underwritten by the Commission or its representative (hour for hour).|
|(b)||Any seminar sponsored by the National Auctioneers Association or any State Auctioneers Association that is acknowledged by the National Auctioneers Association (hour for hour);|
|(c)||Courses related to the profession of auctioneering given by any certified institution of higher learning or Commission-approved auction school (hour for hour per course);|
|(d)||Presentation of an auctioneer-related paper for a seminar or conference prepared and presented by the licensee (approval and credit determined by the Commission);|
|(e)||Instruction at any Commission-approved seminar or auction school (course outline must be approved by the Commission);|
|(f)||Publication of an auctioneer-related article in a Commission-recognized professional journal (approval and credit determined by the Commission);|
|(g)||Internet, electronic or home study course. Providers of Internet, electronic or home study courses must meet the same requirements as listed in paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) above; and|
|(h)||CE providers of any sort shall provide written proof of attendance and/or completion of CE courses to all attendees and electronic lists of attendees and/or completion to Commission in a format approved by the Commission.|