(A) Each tanning facility shall maintain a board-approved certificate of formal training for each certified operator who works at the facility, and shall produce the certificate(s) upon request.
(1) Each course shall be at least four hours in length. This four hours shall not include items such as registration, lunch, marketing, profit-making strategies, advertising and accounting, taking a test, or similar functions;
(2) Each course shall include written material which covers the required subjects. The written material shall consist of a core training manual, a copy of Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1040, Section 1040.20, April 1, 2012. In classroom courses may include an audio-visual presentation covering the required subjects. The board approved provider shall provide copies of all required materials to each individual taking the course and conclude with an examination at a monitored testing site;
(3) Courses may be provided in person, web- based, or as a correspondence course. However, the individual taking any version of the course shall take and pass an examination at a monitored site. This examination may be administered either web based or as a written examination. An individual shall score a minimum of seventy-five percent in order to receive their certificate of completion. The monitoring process for the examination shall be approved by the board as part of the board's process of approving education courses;
(4) Each course will be processed through the board's continuing education (CE) process. As set forth in paragraph (H) of rule 4713-21-09 of the Administrative Code, the board may suspend, revoke or deny the approval of a provider of certification's permission to offer certification in Ohio.
(C) The board shall approve any training course offered by a provider prior to an individual or organization or other legal person offering the course in Ohio. Any individual or organization seeking to obtain board approval shall submit copies of all training materials to be used in the offered training course in Ohio. The materials submitted shall include the credentials of trainers and persons compiling the training materials, a copy of the course curriculum, copies of written materials to be received by trainees, and a course outline indicating the length of time in which any version of a course shall be conducted. The board shall review the materials and inform the applicant of its findings within forty-five days from receipt of all training materials. If it is necessary to make changes to a training course that has been reviewed and approved by the board, those changes shall be submitted to the board for consideration.
(D) The board shall approve the certificate of completion to be issued to operators who complete and pass the formal training course.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/30/2017 and 02/16/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4713.08(A)(17)
Rule Amplifies: 4713.48, 4713.49
Prior Effective Dates: 1/17/2002, 11/1/2013, 3/26/2015