(225 ILCS 441/20-5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 20-5. Education provider.
    (a) Only education providers licensed by the Department may provide the pre-license and continuing education courses required for licensure under this Act.
    (b) A person or entity seeking to be licensed as an education provider under this Act shall provide satisfactory evidence of the following:
        (1) a sound financial base for establishing,
promoting, and delivering the necessary courses;
        (2) a sufficient number of qualified instructors;
        (3) adequate support personnel to assist with
administrative matters and technical assistance;
        (4) a written policy dealing with procedures for
management of grievances and fee refunds;
        (5) a qualified school administrator, who is
responsible for the administration of the school, courses, and the actions of the instructors; and
        (6) any other requirements provided by rule.
    (c) All applicants for an education provider's license shall make initial application to the Department in a manner prescribed by the Department and pay the appropriate fee as provided by rule. In addition to any other information required to be contained in the application as prescribed by rule, every application for an original or renewed license shall include the applicant's tax identification number. The term, expiration date, and renewal of an education provider's license shall be established by rule.
    (d) An education provider shall provide each successful course participant with a certificate of completion signed by the school administrator. The format and content of the certificate shall be specified by rule.
    (e) All education providers shall provide to the Department a monthly roster of all successful course participants as provided by rule.
(Source: P.A. 102-20, eff. 1-1-22.)