(a) HUD-mandated elements. Only qualified trainers are permitted to provide any training on particular subject areas that are required by HUD to be an element of the continuing education requirement set out in § 3286.205(b)(2) for the renewal of an installer's license. In implementing this requirement, HUD will:
(1) Establish the minimum number of hours and the required curriculum for such subject areas, according to experience with the program and changes in program requirements; and
(2) Provide information about the hours and curriculum directly to qualified trainers and licensed installers, or through general publication of the information.
(b) Other training.
(1) The remainder of the 8 hours required to meet the continuing education requirement may be met through training provided either by qualified trainers or by any combination of the following:
(i) Accredited educational institutions, including community colleges and universities;
(ii) A provider of continuing education units who is certified by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training;
(iii) Agencies at any level of government; and
(iv) State or national professional associations.
(2) The curriculum for the remainder of the 8 hours of continuing education training must relate to any aspect of manufactured home installation or construction, or to the general fields of building construction or contracting.