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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): 30 PDH's required biannually

Renewal Date: Last name A-F December 31 odd years, Last name G-K June 30 odd years, Last name L-R December 31 even years, Last name S-Z June 30 even years

Requirements: No course preapproval required, completion of college course (1 semester hour = 15 PDH's), or completion of continuing education course (10 PDH per 1 Continuing Education Unit), or successful completion of correspondence courses, televised or videotaped courses, other short courses/tutorials (1 PDH per hour of attendance), or presenting or attending seminars, in-house courses, workshops, presentations at meetings, conventions, conferences (1 PDH per hour of development), or teaching a course for the first time (2 PDH per hour teached), authoring a published paper, article, or book (10 PDH), or active participation (officer or committee member) in professional or technical societies (2 PDH each organization, maximum 4 PDH per renewal period), or being granted a patent (10 PDH), or developing examination problems for professional licensure (1 PDH per hour), documented self-study (maximum 6 PDH per renewal period), or mentoring nonlicensed people not under licensee's supervision in the field of engineering (1 PDH per 10 hours of mentoring, 2 PDH max)

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 employment or military service or as part of disaster relief, being licensed in a state where the mandatory Professional Competency requirement of at least 15 PDH per year, if you suffered illness, physical disability, or other extenuating circumstances (subject to Board approval)

Link: http://www.osbeels.org/

Renewal Info Link: http://www.osbeels.org/docs/CPD%20rule.pdf