(a) To be eligible to be permitted as a sanitarian-in-training, the applicant must:
(1) Be of good moral character;
(2) Have a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited college or university; and
(3) Successfully complete a sanitarian's training course of a minimum of three hundred hours within twelve months of being hired as a sanitarian-in-training.
(b) A person may practice as a sanitarian-in-training for a period not to exceed three years.
(c) The board may waive the requirements of subdivision (3) of subsection (a) and subsection (b) of this section, for a person who experiences an undue hardship, as determined by the board.