Ohio Civil Engineer
The State of Ohio requires 15 hours of Continuing Education each year prior to the license renewal period.
-Renewal for Engineers is December 31st annually.
Our online classes are applicable to Ohio engineer continuing education for any engineering disipline.
Continuing Education Classes & Credits for
"Create Your Own" 15 Hour Continuing Education Package $199
This package is designed to fulfill the continuing education requirements of Ohio Professional Engineers and includes:
(15) hours of General CE Credits
(After enrollment you may choose any (15) of the following classes applicable to your discipline.)
Ohio Professional Engineer Continuing Education RequirementsListed below is a summary of Ohio State requirements:
|Hours Required:||15 Hours annually
|Renewal Deadline:||December 31st|
|Carryover Allowed:||15 Continuing Education carryover hours are allowed.|
|State Professional Engineers Board Website:||http://www.wvpebd.org/contact_us.htm|
15 hours due December 31st annually (beginning with the renewal period ending December 31, 2007)
Licensees can begin taking courses in 2006 and 2007.
All 15 hours can be taken in online courses. The Board does not pre-approve courses. It is up to the licensee to choose. However, courses or activities must be technical, ethical or managerial topics relevant to the practice of engineering or surveying.
Dual licensed: The professional development hours must include at least: 5 hours in activities related to professional engineering and 5 hours related to professional land surveying.
|Course of Study:||The Ohio Board does not pre-approve CPD courses. Each registrant is responsible to make sure that the courses they take meet the requirements specified in ORC 4733.151.
Courses, conferences, seminars and workshops in technical, ethical or managerial topics relevant to the practice of engineering or surveying offered at colleges and universities or provided by the professional associations are acceptable.
|Qualifying Activities:||Acceptable CPD hours for registered professional engineers and registered professional surveyors include:
* Successful completion or auditing of college credit courses relevant to the practice of engineering or surveying.
* Successful completion of continuing education courses offered by a professional or trade organization, university or college, or offered in-house by a corporation relevant to the practice of engineering or surveying.
* Completing or attending a seminar, conference, convention or workshop, relevant to the practice of engineering or surveying.
* Successful completion of online courses relevant to the practice of engineering or surveying.
* Authoring published papers, articles, or books (to be used only once and only in the year that it was published).
* Teaching or instructing relevant courses, seminars, or workshops for the first time only.
* For full time faculty teaching at a college or university a total of 15 hours may be claimed one-time only for teaching an engineering or surveying course in an ABET accredited curriculum.
* Being an officer or active committee member of an engineering or surveying society.
* Attending satellite downlink video courses where attendance is verified and program material meets requirements.
* Completing advanced computer software instructional courses that relate to the improvement of one's profession or business (does not include web design).
* Technical articles found in publications, trade journals, or trade magazines requiring successful completion of a test - the Board will allow a maximum of 3.0 hours per year.
* Patents granted in the United States. (to be used only once and only in the year that it was awarded).
* Financial Management courses.
|Nonqualifying Activities:||Unacceptable CPD hours for registered professional engineers and registered professional surveyors include:
* Elementary and entry-level training normally expected to have been completed by registered engineers and registered surveyors prior to registration.
* Regular full- time employment.
* Computer courses in Excel, Microsoft Word or web design
* Real estate courses, financial planning, foreign language courses, attending trade show displays.
* Self directed study.
* Topics not relevant to the engineering or surveying profession.
* Personal self-improvement.
* Attending general committee or business meetings as required by your employment.
* A patent or a published book, article, paper prior to the applicable reporting period.
* Speed Reading courses.
* Live web seminars — the Board will not allow credit for live web seminars unless the provider is able to verify and confirm attendance and participation.
* State-specific courses that are specific to, and based on, another state's laws, rules policies and practices.
PDHs may be earned by any combination of the following methods:
Attending or teaching relevant courses, seminars or workshops (1 PDH per hour attended, 10 PDH per continuing education unit (CEU) awarded)
Authoring relevant published papers, articles or books (10 PDH each)
Being an officer or active committee member of an engineering or surveying society (2 PDH per year per society) \
Completion of relevant college courses (1 quarter hour = 30 PDH, 1 semester hour = 45 PDH)
Obtaining a patent (10 PDH each)
|Proof of Completion:||Each registrant will be responsible for maintaining records to demonstrate completion of the CPD requirements.
Records must include a log specifying:
1. Type of coursework or activity
2. Location and duration
3. Instructor's name, and
4. Number of hours earned.
Certificates of completion or other evidence verifying attendance must be kept with the records. Registrants are required to keep their CPD documentation for 3 years.
|License Body Address:||OH - State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
50 W Broad St. Suite1820
Columbus, OH 43215-3301