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RULE §365.19Course and Training Providers
Historical Texas Register

(a) A Course Provider may offer a course or training program required for the renewal of a license, endorsement or registration.

(b) A Course Provider shall only allow approved Course Instructors to teach the courses and training programs it offers.

(c) A Course Provider shall present courses and training programs in segments that are at least one (1) hour in length.

(d) A Course Provider shall not advertise or promote the sale of any goods, products or services during the instructional portion of a CPE course, or allow a third party to advertise or promote the sale of any goods, products or services during the instructional portion of a course or training program. A Course Provider may incorporate materials or presentations by a manufacturing representative into their courses; however, those presentations may not contain gratuitous advertising as only educational and informative portions of the presentation will be counted towards the number of credit hour(s) given.

(e) At least seven (7) days before conducting a course, a Course Provider shall give notice to the Board via electronic mail of its intent to conduct the course or post notice of the course schedule on the Course Provider's website.

(f) A Course Provider shall establish a system that allows it to receive immediate notification from a Course Instructor in the event the Course Instructor is unable to provide instruction for a scheduled course.

(g) If cancellation of the course is unavoidable, the Course Provider shall:

  (1) immediately notify each student affected by the cancellation;

  (2) offer to refund or reschedule the cancelled course; and

  (3) notify the Board of the cancellation within forty-eight (48) hours.

(h) A Course Provider shall furnish a certificate of completion of CPE to each licensee, endorsement holder, and registrant who completes a course or training program it offers.

  (1) The certificate of completion shall state:

    (A) the name of the Course Provider and Course Instructor;

    (B) the name and license or registration number of the student; and

    (C) the date the instruction was completed.

  (2) Within three (3) business days of issuing a certificate of completion, a Course Provider shall electronically submit certification of each student's completion of any CPE requirements.

Source Note: The provisions of this §365.19 adopted to be effective September 1, 2017, 42 TexReg 3774; amended to be effective November 23, 2022, 47 TexReg 7685

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