Colleges, universities or other educational institutions.
The landscape architect section or its designee may make recommendations as to approval of continuing education hour value for activities and other methods of earning credit offered by providers not listed in sub. (2) (a)
A-E 11.04 History
History: CR 09-081: cr. Register June 2010 No. 654, eff. 7-1-10. A-E 11.05
Certificate of completion, proof of attendance. A-E 11.05(1)(1)
Each registrant shall certify on the renewal application full compliance with the continuing education requirements set forth in this chapter.
The landscape architect section may conduct a random audit of its registrants on a biennial basis for compliance with these requirements. If audited, a registrant shall provide evidence of compliance.
The landscape architect section may require additional evidence demonstrating compliance with the continuing education requirements including a certificate of attendance or documentation of completion or credit for the courses completed.
If a registrant appears to lack compliance with the continuing education requirements, the landscape architect section shall notify a registrant in writing and request submission of evidence of compliance within 30 days of the notice.
The landscape architect section may require a registrant to appear for an interview to address any deficiency or lack of compliance with the continuing education requirements.
A-E 11.05 History
History: CR 09-081: cr. Register June 2010 No. 654, eff. 7-1-10. A-E 11.06
The registrant shall maintain records of continuing education for at least 4 years from the date of the program. The recordkeeping shall include all of the following:
The name and address of the sponsor or provider.
Printed schedules, registration receipts, certificates of attendance, or other proof of participation.
The number of hours attended in each activity and the date and place of the activity.
A-E 11.06 History
History: CR 09-081: cr. Register June 2010 No. 654, eff. 7-1-10. A-E 11.07
Waiver of continuing education. A-E 11.07(1)
In this section, "extreme hardship" means an inability to fulfill the continuing education requirements during the applicable renewal period because of one of the following:
Full-time service in the uniformed services of the United States of America for a period of one year during the biennium.
An incapacitating illness documented by a statement from a licensed health care provider resulting in an inability to participate in a continuing education activity.
A retirement from the occupation of landscape architecture whereby the renewal applicant no longer receives remuneration from providing landscape architecture services.
A renewal applicant seeking renewal of registration without having fully complied with the continuing education requirements shall file a renewal application along with the required fee, and a statement setting forth the facts concerning non-compliance and requesting a waiver of the requirements. The request for waiver shall be submitted to the landscape architect section prior to the renewal date. Extreme hardship shall be determined on an individual basis by the landscape architect section. If the landscape architect section finds, based upon the affidavit or any other evidence submitted by the registrant that extreme hardship has been shown, the enforcement of the continuing education requirements for the applicable renewal period shall be waived or the time frame for completion extended.
A renewal applicant who prior to the expiration of the license submits a request for a waiver, shall be deemed to be in good standing until the final decision on the application by the landscape architect section.
A-E 11.07 History
History: CR 09-081: cr. Register June 2010 No. 654, eff. 7-1-10. A-E 11.08
An applicant for registration from another state who applies for registration to practice landscape architecture under s. A-E 9.06
, may receive credit for completion of continuing education obtained in another jurisdiction within the 2 years prior to application if the landscape architect section determines that the continuing education is substantially equivalent to the requirements of this chapter.
A-E 11.08 History
History: CR 09-081: cr. Register June 2010 No. 654, eff. 7-1-10.