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Professional Engineering License Renewal Continuing Education Requirements


Do our courses provide valid continuing education credit for this state? Yes

Do I have to send in evidence of completion of my continuing education credits? No

Continuing Education Personal Development Hours (PDH's): 12 PDH's required each year for a total of 24 PDH's per biennial period

Renewal Date: December 31 of odd-numbered years (Submit by December 1st to ensure processing by December 31)

Requirements: No course preapproval required, completion of college course (1 semester hour = 45 PDH's), or successful completion of short courses, tutorials, correspondence courses, web-based courses, and televised or videotaped courses (1 PDH per hour of attendance), or presenting or attending seminars, in-house workshops or professional or technical presentations at meetings, conventions, or teaching a course for the first time (doesn't apply to full-time faculty)

Renewal Exemptions: You are exempt from continuing education if: You just received your license this year, you are retired, you spent over 120 consecutive days overseas in military service, or you had a serious illness or injury that kept you from obtaining continuing education (1 year exemption)

Link: http://www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/pael.cfm

Renewal Info Link: http://www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/pael7.htm

Online Renewal Link: http://www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/onlinerenewals.htm