Lesson 8: Ethics [Part 2]

How Ethical Decisions Are Made Ethical decisions are made by business leaders based on these considerations: How can employees feel fulfilled professionally? How can customers be satisfied? How can profit be assured for stakeholders or shareholders? How can the community be served? Many pressures affect business leaders. Ethical considerations are sometimes difficult for business leaders when they […]

Lesson 7: Ethics [Part 1]

Like finance and marketing, ethics has become an essential business function. But why? In this lesson, we shall explore the main reasons why business ethics is important for companies as well as budding business professionals. What Is Business Ethics? By definition, business ethics refers to the standards for morally right and wrong conduct in business. […]

Lesson 6: Texas Administrative Code [Part 3]

Restricted Licenses (a) A person issued a restricted license in accordance with Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 51, Subchapter G, shall comply with any condition imposed by the commission or executive director.(b) A licensee shall use reasonable care to ensure that the holder of a restricted license subject to the licensee’s supervision complies with any condition […]

Lesson 5: Texas Administrative Code [Part 2]

Technician Registration Requirements–Initial Application (a) To obtain a technician registration, an applicant must:(1) submit a completed application on a department-approved form; and(2) submit the required fee.(b) The term of an air conditioning and refrigeration technician’s registration is one year.(c) A registration is not transferable.(d) An applicant for registration as an air conditioning and refrigeration technician […]

Lesson 4: Texas Administrative Code [Part 1]

Authority The sections in this chapter are authorized by Texas Occupations Code, Chapters 51 and 1302. Definitions The following words and terms have the following meanings as used in this chapter: (1) Act–Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1302, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors.(2) Advertising or Advertisement–Any commercial message which promotes the services of an air conditioning […]

Lesson 3: Texas Occupations Code [Part 3]

SUBCHAPTER I. DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND PROCEDURESSec. 1302.401. DISCIPLINARY ACTION. (a) A person is subject to the denial of an application, imposition of an administrative penalty under Subchapter F, Chapter 51, or disciplinary action under Section 51.353 if the person:(1) violates this chapter or a rule adopted under this chapter; or(2) violates a municipal ordinance adopted […]

Lesson 2: Texas Occupations Code [Part 2]

SUBCHAPTER E. AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION CONTRACTORS ADVISORY BOARD Sec. 1302.201. ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERSHIP. The air conditioning and refrigeration contractors advisory board consists of nine members appointed by the presiding officer of the commission, with the commission’s approval, and two ex officio nonvoting members. One member of the advisory board must be a public member. […]

Lesson 1: Texas Occupations Code [Part 1]

Welcome to the course! At the end of the course you will be asked to enter your license number. This license number will be reported as having completed its continuing education requirement to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. There is a timer in the background, and you’ll need to spend at least 5 […]