Term Occupational/Professional Licensing Development
Code TP-1850.1600-600
Definition Programs that help state legislatures, regulatory offices, prospective licensing boards and other organizations that are responsible for establishing and enforcing compliance with licensing standards for teachers, health care professionals, therapists, contractors, architects, realtors and people in other occupations/professions evaluate the feasibility of establishing licensure for a particular occupation or profession and develop and implement their licensing programs. Key components generally include professional standards which relate to the qualifications and performance of licensees, an application process and associated fees, an examination which tests an individual's competence in the field, notification procedures for examination results, a mechanism for appeals, disciplinary procedures for licensed individuals who fail to maintain compliance with licensing requirements, and a renewal process.
Created 9/15/03
Changed 1/13/10
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See Also References Occupational/Professional Licensing and Certification (DF-4500.6300)
Occupational/Professional Licensing Application Assistance (TP-1850.1500-600)
External Classification Terms Nonprofit Management (NTE S50)
Organizational Development & Training (NPC S04)
Other Government/Economic Services (AIRS OT-600)
Other Government/Economic Services (CAN OT-600)
Standards Setting/Accreditation/Monitoring (UW
Related Concepts Labor and Employment
Facet Service
Bibliographic References The Fundamentals of Accreditation, Michael S. Hamm, American Society of Association Executives, Copyright © 1997

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