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2019 Train the Trainer Course a Success This year’s Level VI Train the Trainer Course was held in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 26-28, 2019. Twenty-four Train the Trainer students were in attendance representing Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.
his/her certiﬁcation will be suspended and in order to become re-certiﬁed, the inspector will have to successfully complete the Basic Level VI Training Course. This training course is oﬀered under a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy. JULY 9-12
Students were encouraged to take the Class 7 materials course via the CVSA online learning portal prior to attending Train the Trainer Course in-person. Students were required to take a pre-test at the beginning of the course and a 40-question ﬁnal exam on the last day.
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CVSA’s annual Train the Trainer Course is for representatives from agencies who are responsible for providing Level VI refresher training to their state’s Level VI CVSA-certiﬁed inspectors in order for those inspectors to maintain their Level VI CVSA certiﬁcation. All Level VI refresher trainers must attend the approved Level VI Train the Trainer Course every two years as noted in CVSA’s Operational Policy 6 – Instructor Certiﬁcation Criteria. All Level VI refresher trainers must be Level I, Hazardous Materials and Level VI CVSA certiﬁed, and have successfully completed an approved instructor development course. CVSA’s Operational Policy 4 – Inspector Training and Certiﬁcation speciﬁes that a Level VI CVSAcertiﬁed inspector must successfully complete eight hours of the Level VI refresher training within 24 months of completing their Basic Level VI Training Course or the inspector’s last Level VI refresher training. Refresher training is conducted by a person who has successfully completed the Level VI Train the Trainer Course every two years. If an inspector/oﬃcer does not successfully complete the above requirement,
Level VI Inspection 2019 Training Courses
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National Instructor Juel Leuis, with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, reviews deﬁnitions for the Train the Trainer students.
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MARK YOUR CALENDAR: TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSE
Feb. 25-27, 2020 • Little Rock, Arkansas
Visit www.cvsa.org/inspections/ inspections/north-americanstandard-level-vi-inspectionprogram/level-vi-training to learn more.
The next Train the Trainer Course will be held in Little Rock, Arkansas, Feb. 25-27, 2020. Watch for the course announcement later this fall. B42>=3 @D0AC4A ! (
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