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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 493
PRIVATE INVESTIGATIVE, PRIVATE SECURITY, AND REPOSSESSION SERVICES
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F.S. 493.6132
493.6132 Online training courses.
(1) An online training course for a Class “D” license must be conducted live and by a licensed school or training facility that maintains a physical location in this state.
(2) A Class “K” licensed firearms instructor conducting an online training course must maintain a physical location in this state and must conduct online classes live at a location in this state.
(3) An applicant may only be logged into the online training course from one device at a time.
(4) The online training course must include, at a minimum, all of the following:
(a) Security questions to ensure that the applicant is actively using the computer or mobile device and is following along with the online training.
(b) A minimum amount of time that each applicant must spend on each screen before moving on to the next screen.
(c) Randomized test questions.
(d) A digital record of the applicant’s attendance log along with any components required by department rule.
(5) A licensed school or training facility, or a Class “K” licensee conducting an online course, must maintain records of all training sessions, including the name and license number of the instructor who is present online with the students while the students are receiving instruction, and proof of compliance with all security protocols at the school, facility, or place of business in this state. The records required under this subsection must be made accessible to the department’s investigators upon request.
(6) A licensed school or training facility, or a Class “K” licensee conducting an online course, must provide the Division of Licensing with live access to each course for the purposes of auditing, monitoring, or inspection as deemed necessary by the division.
(7) If an applicant is absent during a portion of a live online class, a licensed school or training facility, or a Class “K” licensee conducting an online course, may deliver instruction in part using recordings, as limited by department rule.
History.s. 2, ch. 2022-79.