Title 48, Chapter 5, Section 268
(a) The department may prepare, instruct, operate, and administer
courses of instruction deemed necessary to provide for the training
of new appraisers and the continuing education of experienced
(b)(1) The department shall prepare, instruct, operate, and
administer courses of instruction for the training of new
appraisers and the continuing education of experienced appraisers
in the appraisal of tangible personal property.
(2) In all counties except Class I counties, the chief appraiser shall designate at least one person on the county appraisal staff to be responsible for the appraisal of tangible personal property. Any person or persons so designated shall be required to attend the standard approved training courses operated by the department in accordance with this subsection as part of their duties specified in subsection (b) of Code Section 48-5-263.
(c) The department may contract with any institution of higher
education in this state to provide the courses of instruction, or
any part of the courses, called for in this Code section.