A person who meets all of the qualifications and requirements set forth in subdivision (2), section five of this article may obtain a temporary trainee permit upon application to the board. All such applications for a temporary trainee permit shall be made in the manner and form prescribed in the rules and regulations of the board.
Upon receiving an application for a temporary trainee permit as prescribed in this section, accompanied by the prescribed fee, the board shall issue such permit which shall entitle the applicant trainee to engage in the practice of dealing in or fitting of hearing aids for a period of one year under the supervision and control of a licensee, such licensee to be responsible for the supervision, training and control of such trainee.
If a person holding a temporary trainee permit under this section has not successfully passed the licensing examination within one year from the date of issuance of such permit, the permit may be renewed or reissued under such conditions as the board may require in its rules and regulations for an additional one-year period upon payment of the prescribed fee. No such temporary trainee permit shall be reissued, renewed or extended more than once.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session