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Title 12 . Professional and Vocational Regulations
Chapter 21 . Big Game Guides and Transporters
Section 665. Contact hours

12 AAC 21.665. Contact hours

(a) For successful completion of an approved continuing competency activity, the department will award the following contact hours:

(1) one contact hour for each consecutive 50-minute block of classroom instruction;

(2) 15 contact hours for one academic semester credit;

(3) ten contact hours for one academic quarter credit;

(4) for a correspondence course, the number of contact hours

(A) recommended by the organization submitting the information required by 12 AAC 21.660(c) (1)-(7) if the course is approved under 12 AAC 21.660(b) ; or

(B) approved by the department if the course is approved under 12 AAC 21.660(c) ;

(5) 16 contact hours for successfully passing the examination under AS 08.18.025 (b)(2);

(6) notwithstanding (1)-(4) of this subsection, no more than two contact hours for successful completion of a first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class for a licensing period that begins after January 1, 2003.

(b) The department will award a residential endorsement holder contact hours for completion of

(1) one new home per licensing period for a licensing period that begins before January 1, 2003, if the home is assigned an energy rating of "four-star" or higher by an energy rater certificated under and using the Energy Rated Homes of Alaska program established under 15 AAC 155.510 - 15 AAC 155.560; the department will award contact hours under this paragraph as follows:

(A) for a "four-star" home, four contact hours;

(B) for a "four-star plus" home, eight contact hours;

(C) for a "five-star" home, ten contact hours;

(D) for a "five-star plus" home, twelve contact hours;

(2) one new home per licensing period for a licensing period that begins after January 1, 2003, if the home is assigned an energy rating of "four-star plus" or higher by an energy rater certificated under and using the Energy Rated Homes of Alaska program established under 15 AAC 155.510 - 15 AAC 155.560; the department will award contact hours under this paragraph as follows:

(A) for a "four-star plus" home, four contact hours;

(B) for a "five-star" home, six contact hours;

(C) for a "five-star plus" home, eight contact hours; or

(3) one remodel of an existing home per licensing period, if the remodel increases, by at least a half star, the energy rating assigned to the home by an energy rater certificated under and using the Energy Rated Homes of Alaska program established under 15 AAC 155.510 - 15 AAC 155.560; the department will award one contact hour for each half-star rating increase obtained on a remodel.

(c) For the first time preparation and presentation of a residential construction course, seminar, or workshop, as described in 12 AAC 21.663(4) and approved under 12 AAC 21.660(b) or (c), the department will award one and one-half times the contact hours approved for students in the course, up to a maximum of 16 contact hours.

(d) The department will not award contact hours to a licensee for the same activity more than once during a licensing period.

(e) Contact hours used to satisfy the reinstatement requirements of AS 08.18.025 (c) when an endorsement has lapsed may not be submitted again to satisfy the requirements for a future renewal.

History: Eff. 10/15/2000, Register 156

Authority: AS 08.01.080

AS 08.18.025


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