Alaska Administrative Code
Title 12 - Professional Regulations
Part 1 - Boards and Commissions Subject to Centralized Licensing
Chapter 30 - Board of Dispensing Opticians
Article 2 - Examinations and Licensing
Section 12 AAC 30.110 - Apprentice registration

Universal Citation: 12 AK Admin Code 12 AAC 30.110

Current through December 14, 2023

(a) To register as an apprentice, an applicant must submit

(1) a completed application on a form provided by the department;

(2) the applicable fees established in 12 AAC 02.200;

(3) the supervisor's statement of responsibility that meets the requirements of 12 AAC 30.125, on a form provided by the department, sent directly to the department from the licensed dispensing optician, optometrist, or physician, supervising the apprentice; and

(4) a complete authorization for release of records form.

(b) Except under (c) of this section, no hours of apprenticeship training received before registration will be accepted under AS 08.71.110(a)(2)(A).

(c) The department will, in its discretion, accept under AS 08.71.110(a)(2)(A), apprenticeship training hours received before registration when those hours are documented at the time of initial registration and are verified by the department, only in those cases when an applicant received training out of state before beginning an apprenticeship in the state.

(d) The supervisor of an apprentice shall notify the department in writing on a form provided by the department, not later than 30 days after the apprenticeship training is complete or is terminated under that supervisor. The supervisor must state the reason for termination of the apprentice on the form..

(e) An apprentice shall notify the department, on a form provided by the department, when there is a change in a supervisor and submit the apprentice registration change fee established in 12 AAC 02.200. Training hours under the new supervisor will not be accepted until the form and fees required under this subsection are received by the department.

(f) Repealed 12/25/2019.

(g) Registration as an apprentice terminates when the apprentice is no longer in an apprenticeship under a supervisor that satisfies the requirements of this section.

(h) An apprentice's supervisor shall

(1) possess a current, unrestricted license to practice as a physician, optometrist, or dispensing optician;

(2) be employed in the same facility and by the same employer as the apprentice in the capacity of supervisor of the apprentice; and

(3) provide regular supervision to the apprentice as described by 12 AAC 30.125(c).

(i) An applicant for renewal of a registration shall submit a renewal form provided by the department and the renewal fee established in 12 AAC 02.200. The registration form shall be signed by the apprentice's supervisor.

Eff. 3/30/84, Register 89; am 10/1/88, Register 107; am 5/20/93, Register 126; am 2/26/2003, Register 165; am 12/25/2019, Register 232, January 2020


AS 08.71.055

AS 08.71.160

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