500 KAR 4:060. Basic training: graduation requirements; records.


      RELATES TO: KRS 15.550, 15.560

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 15A.160, 15.590

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: This administrative regulation prescribes requirements for graduation from a basic training course and for maintenance of basic training records.


      Section 1. Basic Training Graduation Requirements. (1) A trainee in a basic training course shall participate in a minimum of forty (40) hours of training in a council certified or approved course. A trainee may have excused absences from the course with approval of the director of the certified school or his designee. An excused absence which causes a trainee to miss any of the required hours of basic training shall be made up through additional training assignment.

      (2) To successfully complete a basic training course, a trainee shall:

      (a) Participate in at least the minimum hours prescribed;

      (b) Pass the final examination or a reexamination by at least a grade of seventy (70); only one (1) reexamination may be taken. The trainee shall be able to demonstrate proficiency, via a graded practicum on the telephone and radio and shall be able to satisfactorily answer questions, via a written examination, pertaining to knowledge gained. The examination shall be predicated on the goals and objectives set forth in the certified curriculum. The graded practicum shall constitute fifty (50) percent of the final grade and the written examination shall constitute fifty (50) percent of the final grade; and

      (c) Successfully complete all graded training areas and all other assignments, exercises, and projects included in the course.

      (3) If a telecommunicator, who has been granted "grandfather" status pursuant to KRS 15.560(1), terminates employment but becomes reemployed as a telecommunicator, shall be required to successfully complete a forty (40) hour basic training course for telecommunicators. A transfer of employment from one agency to another without a break in service, i.e., the transfer was prearranged before leaving the prior employment, shall not be considered to be a termination and a reemployment.


      Section 2. Maintenance of Records. A school shall, at the conclusion of each basic or in-service training course complete KLEC Form, "Application for Training," (see 500 KAR 4:020) for each trainee who has attended the course attesting to the successful compliance with all requirements of the course. One (1) copy shall be retained by the school and one (1) copy shall be sent to the head of the trainee's agency. The original shall be sent to the Department of Criminal Justice Training for record retention purposes and the issuance of an appropriate certificate for and on behalf of the secretary. All such records shall be available to the council and the secretary for inspection or other appropriate purposes. All records shall be maintained in accordance with standards established by the State Archives and Records Commission. (13 Ky.R. 1812; Am. 14 Ky.R. 164; eff. 7-2-87; 10 Ky.R. 2678; eff. 8-6-93.)