Rule 20:38:31:01 Experience required.
required. Experience is required in accordance with the provisions of this
chapter. Experience credit may be granted for part-time and full-time work, but
overtime will not be considered. The board may require as evidence of experience,
exhibits of plans, specifications, and other technical submissions in the
preparation of which the applicant participated, together with a statement from
the licensed professional in responsible charge of the work attesting to the
extent of the applicant's involvement. For land surveying applicants,
experience prior to completion of education shall be in accordance with
§ 20:38:31:04. For other applicants, experience prior to completion of
education may be granted experience credit at the rate of one-half year for
each full year of experience, not to exceed one year total experience credit.
Of this, no more than six months may be credited to any student for work
experience gained during the summer breaks. Work experience under the direct
supervision of a design professional licensed in a foreign country shall be
evaluated by the board. Work experience credit gained in the armed services
must be of a character equivalent to that which would have been gained in the
civilian sector doing similar work, such as service in an architectural,
engineering, or engineering-related group.
For an applicant with a degree from a
foreign education program, experience must include a minimum of two years of
qualifying experience gained in the United States. An applicant must be
proficient in English.
26 SDR 9, effective July 29, 1999; 33 SDR 70, effective June 20, 2006;
transferred from § 20:38:15:01, 38 SDR 121, effective January 16, 2012.
Authority: SDCL 36-18A-22(3).
Implemented: SDCL 36-18A-25 to 36-18A-32, inclusive.
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