|(a) A registered driller or pump installer apprentice
may only accept bids in the name of the supervising licensee, or perform
or offer to perform well construction under the Code or this Chapter
that the supervising licensee authorizes in writing pursuant to the
(b) A supervising licensee shall determine the manner
and type of supervision for every apprentice under his supervision.
(c) A supervising licensee is ultimately responsible
for the drilling of a well or installation of a pump according to
the Code and this Chapter. The licensee shall supervise the drilling
activities of an apprentice, pursuant to the Code, this Chapter and
the written apprentice program developed by the licensee.
(d) A registered driller or pump installer apprentice
may not act or offer to act as a driller or pump installer except
under the authority of a licensed driller or pump installer and according
to the supervising driller or pump installer's direction.
(e) A registered apprentice who is not currently participating
in an apprentice program, may assist a licensed driller or installer
as an unlicensed assistant, under direct supervision pursuant to §76.26
of this title.
(f) A driller or pump installer apprentice must have
the registration issued by the department in his possession at all
times and must present the registration upon request.
(g) A complaint alleging a violation of this Chapter
and the Code involving a person performing work as an apprentice,
may be opened against both, the apprentice and the supervising licensee
for failing to properly supervise the apprentice.
(h) A licensed driller or installer shall notify the
department in writing within 10 days of the termination of a registered