NCREC Emergency Rule on Education

21 NCAC 58G .0104 is adopted under emergency procedures as follows: 1

21 NCAC 58G .0104 LIMITED EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH 3 EMERGENCY 4
(a) Schools and course sponsors shall cancel or suspend all in-person courses until April 30, 2020. 5
(b) Until June 10, 2020, schools and course sponsors may offer synchronous distance-learning for continuing 6 education courses. Until June 30, 2020, schools and course sponsors may offer synchronous distance-learning for 7 prelicensing and postlicensing courses. “Synchronous distance-learning” means the instructor and students are 8 separated only by distance and not time, allowing for real-time monitoring of student participation. 9
(c) Schools shall allow students to make-up prelicensing and postlicensing course hours by attending another course 10 of the same type offered by the same school. The make-up hours attended by the student shall be for the same content 11 that the student missed. 12
(d) An applicant who is unable to take the licensing examination within 180 days pursuant to 21 NCAC 58A .0401 13 due to illness or the testing service locations being closed shall make a written request using the Commission’s website. 14 The Commission shall grant each applicant an extension to take the licensing examination. 15
(e) A broker requiring an extension of time to complete the 12-hour Broker-in-Charge Course pursuant to 21 NCAC 16 58A .0110(e) and .1712(b)(5) shall make a written request using the Commission’s website prior to the licensee’s 17 original 120 day deadline. The Commission shall grant each broker an extension to complete the 12-hour Broker-in-18 Charge Course. 19
(f) The Commission shall grant all brokers an extension of time to complete postlicensing or continuing education 20 courses. 21
(g) The Commission shall waive the prelicensing and postlicensing course examination requirements of 21 NCAC 22 58H .0210(a)(2), .0210(b)(2) and .0210(c). 23

History Note: Authority G.S. 93A-3(c); 93A-4.1(c); 25
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