Attention Florida PEs…New Approved One Hour Florida Law and Rules and One Hour Ethics Courses Now Available
Legislation promoted by the Florida Engineering Society and passed in 2014 increases and substantially changes the continuing education requirements for Florida PEs.
Beginning with the February 28, 2017 renewal all Florida PEs will be required to complete 18 hours of continuing education.
Of the 18 hours:
- One hour must relate to chapter 471 and the rules adopted by the Board. Engineer Educators has the new one hour Florida Law and Rules course, approved by the FBPE as course #0000003 available for only $24.95.
- One hour must relate to professional ethics. Engineer Educators has the new one hour ethics course, approved by the FBPE as course #0009948 available for $24.95.
- Four hours must relate to the licensee’s area of practice.
- The remaining 12 hours may relate to any topic pertinent to the practice of engineering.
If you are designing systems or works covered by the Florida Building Code Florida PEs need to take an advanced Florida Building Code course on the 5th Edition (2014) of the Florida Building Code that has been approved by the Florida Building Commission and FBPE before June 30, 2016. Engineer Educators has two such advanced and approved courses. Approved Course #730.0 on Chapter 9, Fire Protection Systems, and Approved Course #731.0 on Chapter 16, Building Structural Design.
The courses are 4 hours in credit and are $74.95 each. Either will satisfy the FBPE rule requiring an advanced course on the Florida Building Code as well as the four hour requirement for a continuing education course in an Area of Practice or part of the 12 hour requirement on Subject of Engineering Interest.
All Michigan PEs now required to have continuing education
Complete the 30 hour requirement for only $349.95
If your license expires on October 31, 2015, you need 30 hours
(a promotional postcard mailed to Michigan PEs erroneously indicated 15 hours
for those whose licenses expired on October 31, 2015
but the correct number of hours is 30)
If your license expires on October 31, 2016, you need 30 hours
Legislation passed in 2013 requires all PEs licensed in Michigan to have 30 hours of instructional course or activity to bring licensees up to date on a particular area of knowledge relevant to a licensee’s area of professional practice.
Courses must have a clear purpose and objective that will maintain, improve or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to the licensee’s area of professional practice. Continuing education may be obtained by distance learning through online courses.
Licensee’s must certify completion of continuing education prior to renewing the license and may be required to submit evidence of fulfillment by the department.
Engineer Educators has been providing continuing education since 2001 and has 19 four-hour courses that meet the Michigan requirements.
Select any eight four-hour courses and complete the entire Michigan requirement for only $349.95 or purchase four-hour courses individually for $74.95.
Click on Courses Offered to read course text and test in full before buying. All courses are offered on line or by correspondence (meaning we will mail the hard copy text and test to you at no extra cost).
All four hour courses are only $74.95 each and one hour courses $24.95 each.
For more information call Dennis Barton at 850-224-0500 or email to email@example.com.
Clarification of the Ohio CPD Advisory
A CPD Advisory was recently posted on the Ohio PE Board web site regarding limiting the use of online or correspondence courses to three hours of the 30 hour continuing education required by the Ohio PE Board. Engineer Educators contacted the Ohio PE Board staff person responsible for monitoring continuing education and she clarified that the limitation applied to online or correspondence classes that were not monitored but were essentially self directed studies. Online and correspondence courses offered by Engineer Educators have specific course objectives, provide for contact with the course writer should the student have questions and require passage of an end-of-course examination in order to receive credit and do not fall under the three hour limitation.
Why should I use Engineer Educators for my continuing education?
Engineer Educators is owned and operated by a former Chairman and a former Executive Director of a state board of professional engineers. We provide continuing education courses only to professional engineers and that is all we do. When you contact Engineer Educators your call or email will be answered by the owners. Courses offered by Engineer Educators are accepted for credit in all jurisdictions except New York.
How much does it cost?
Engineer Educators offers all of its continuing education courses online and is one of a very few providers that will provide courses by correspondence to those engineers who prefer to read and work with hard copy. Below is our pricing system that allows engineers to purchase high quality continuing education that can be taken on line or by correspondence for the same low price. All courses can be taken on line or by correspondence for the same low price.
1-hour courses are $24.95
4-hour courses are $74.95