Administrative Rules of Montana
Department 24 - LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 24.182 - BOARD OF PRIVATE SECURITY
Subchapter 24.182.21 - Continuing Education
Rule 24.182.2101 - STANDARDS FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

Universal Citation: MT Admin Rules 24.182.2101

Current through Register Vol. 6, March 25, 2022

(1) Continuing education for licensees is formal training that:

(a) provides new knowledge and skills to assist with advanced decision making;

(b) offers greater depth of knowledge and skills in a particular area of operation;

(c) enhances professional attitudes and behaviors;

(d) advances career goals;

(e) promotes professional development and currency in operations;

(f) supports innovation and creativity in operations;

(g) implements change within the individual's professional operations; or

(h) addresses new and developing standards of operations.

(2) To qualify, continuing education courses must relate to the licensee's occupation. In addition to training and education that is specific to a licensee's occupation, the board approves the following topics of study:

(a) Private investigators and process servers may complete continuing legal education (CLE) approved by a state bar on legal topics that relate to their respective operations.

(b) Alarm runners, installers, resident managers, and security guards may complete continuing education on the topics related to their practice defined in 37-60-101, MCA.

(3) Providers of continuing education that are acceptable to the board include:

(a) professional organizations that establish standards and criteria for continuing education programs, and/or serve or represent practitioners of the licensee's occupation;

(b) academic institutions of higher learning;

(c) continuing education courses that have been approved in another state; and

(d) POST-approved instruction.

(4) Licensees cannot count any firearms training received under ARM 24.182.420 and 24.182.421 toward the continuing education requirement.

Mont. Admin. R. 24.182.2101

NEW, 2017 MAR p. 1957, Eff. 10/28/2017

AUTH: 37-1-131, 37-1-319, MCA IMP: 37-1-131, 37-1-306, 37-1-319, MCA

This section was updated on 11/1/2017 by overlay.

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