(a) The Department of General Services shall provide training, on an ongoing basis, to its employees and to the employees of architectural and structural engineering firms that contract with the department for the purposes of this chapter. The training shall address all phases of the plan review process established under this chapter, and shall be designed to ensure that all individuals who develop and review college building plans obtain sufficient knowledge of the rules, regulations, and standards that apply under this chapter.
(b) The department shall make the training described in subdivision (a) available to the employees of architectural and structural engineering firms that contract with applicant community college districts for the purpose of this chapter, and to any other individuals, firms, and governmental agencies that are involved in college building design, construction, or inspection, and that may benefit from the training.
(c) The department may charge a fee for training provided pursuant to this subdivision.
(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 407, Sec. 6.0