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16 CA ADC § 3340.33BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 33. Bureau of Automotive Repair
Chapter 1. Automotive Repair Dealers and Official Stations and Adjusters
Article 5.5. Motor Vehicle Inspection Program
16 CCR § 3340.33
§ 3340.33. Standards for the Certification of Basic and Advanced Instructors Providing Retraining to Intern, Basic Area, and Advanced Emission Specialist Licensed Technicians or Prerequisite Training to Those Seeking to Become Intern, Basic Area, or Advanced Emission Specialist Licensed Technicians.
(a) There are the following instructor certification categories in the smog check program:
(1) Basic Instructor. An instructor providing Basic smog technician courses, or prerequisite training to those seeking to become Intern, or Basic Area licensed technicians, or providing retraining to Intern, or Basic Area technicians cited under the provisions of subdivision (b) of Section 44050 of the Health and Safety Code, or providing retraining to Intern, or Basic Area licensed technicians under provision of subdivision (b) of Section 44031.5 of the Health and Safety Code, or providing retraining to Intern, or Basic Area licensed technicians under Subdivision (c) of Section 44045.6 of the Health and Safety Code. A Basic instructor must have certification from the bureau prior to providing such training or retraining.
(2) Advanced Instructor. An instructor providing Advanced Smog Technician Courses, or prerequisite training to those seeking to become Intern, Basic Area, or Advanced Emission Specialist licensed technicians, or providing retraining to Intern, Basic Area, or Advanced Emission Specialist licensed technicians cited under the provisions of Subdivision (b) of Section 44050 of the Health and Safety Code, or providing retraining to Intern, Basic Area, or Advanced Emission Specialist licensed technicians under Subdivision (c) of Section 44045.6 of the Health and Safety Code. An Advanced Instructor must have certification from the bureau prior to providing such training or retraining.
(b) Application.
(1) To become certified as a Basic instructor, an individual shall submit an application to the bureau on form TS-2 (10-99), “Application To Become a Bureau Certified Basic Instructor.”
(2) To become certified as an Advanced instructor, an individual shall submit an application to the bureau on form TS-3 (10-99) “Application To Become a Bureau Certified Advanced Instructor.”
(c) Initial Application Review. An initial application shall be subject to the review procedures specified in section 3303.2. of Article 1 of this Chapter.
(d) Applicant Criteria.
(1) An applicant to be certified as a Basic Instructor shall:
(A) Be licensed by the bureau as an Advanced Emission Specialist Technician.
(B) Possess current certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence in the certification categories of Electrical/Electronic Systems (A6), Engine Performance (A8), and Advanced Engine Performance Specialist (L1).
(C) Meet at least one of the following criteria:
1. Possess a current credential recognized by the State Department of Education in the field of automotive technology; or
2. Meet the current California Community College eligibility requirements for a credential in the field of automotive technology; or
3. Possess an automotive-related degree, or credential, or other qualifying experience, which the bureau determines, upon the petition of the applicant, to be substantially equivalent to a California Community College's instructor's qualifications or credential or a credential recognized by the State Department of Education, in the field of automotive technology (more specifically described on bureau form TS-2 dated 10-99, “An Application To Become a Bureau Certified Basic Instructor,” herein incorporated by reference).
(D) Have functional access to a bureau-designated web site and have an electronic mail address where the instructor can receive electronic information from, and send electronic information to the bureau.
(2) An applicant to be certified as an Advanced Instructor shall:
(A) Be currently certified as an Basic Instructor.
(B) Complete an Advanced Instructor training course prescribed by the bureau. Advanced Instructor training need not exceed 40 hours.
1. An individual submitting an application for initial certification as an instructor or renewal of certification as a instructor, may have the certification endorsed to instruct a gaseous fuels course by requesting the endorsement on the application and providing proof of qualification pursuant to subsection (e) of this section.
2. An individual may have an existing certification endorsed to instruct a gaseous fuels course by submitting a letter to the bureau requesting the endorsement be added to his/her existing certification and providing proof of qualification pursuant to subsection (e) of this section.
(e) Optional Endorsement for Gaseous Fuels. An optional endorsement to instruct a gaseous fuel course is available for a certified instructor with an Advanced Emission Specialist Technician license endorsed to test and repair vehicles powered by gaseous fuels, either solely or in combination with gasoline.
(f) Instructor certification by the bureau shall not exceed one-year. Instructors shall renew their certification electronically using a form TS-4 (10-99) “Bureau Certified Instructor Renewal Application” located at a bureau-designated web site.
(g) Certified Basic or Advanced instructors may be required to complete training on new automotive technology, as prescribed by the bureau, in order to instruct training courses. Failure to successfully complete bureau prescribed training may result in grounds for decertification or denial of certification, pursuant to section 3340.33.1 of this Article.
(h) Certification Renewal. To renew certification as a Basic or Advanced instructor, an individual shall be subject again to the requirements of subsections (b), (c), and (d) of this section.
Note: Authority cited: Section 44002, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 44030.5, 44031.5(b), 44045.6 and 44050, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 6-21-89; operative 6-21-89 pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.2(d) (Register 89, No. 25).
2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 6-23-95 as an emergency; operative 6-23-95 (Register 95, No. 25). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-21-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-23-95 order transmitted to OAL 10-20-95 and filed 12-6-95 (Register 95, No. 49).
4. Amendment of subsection (b), repealer of subsections (d)-(d)(3) and subsection relettering, and amendment of newly designated subsections (d), (e)(1), (e)(2), (g) and (h) filed 7-26-96 as an emergency; operative 7-26-96 (Register 96, No. 30). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-25-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
5. Editorial correction of subsection (g) (Register 97, No. 2).
6. Certificate of Compliance as to 7-26-96 order, including amendment of subsection (d)(3)(B)-(C), transmitted to OAL 11-19-96 and filed 1-6-97 (Register 97, No. 2).
7. Amendment of section heading and section filed 2-1-2001; operative 2-1-2001 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(c) (Register 2001, No. 5).
This database is current through 9/6/19 Register 2019, No. 36
16 CCR § 3340.33, 16 CA ADC § 3340.33
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