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Alabama professional engineers are required to earn 15 PDH each year to maintain licensure. The Board lists a number of different acceptable continuing education activities, including correspondence and online courses. While the Alabama board does not mandate or pre-approve specific courses or providers, they do require that the courses cover material that is technical, ethical or managerial in nature and that the activity pertains to the practice of engineering.
Alabama's professional engineers have been using PDHengineer.com since 2003 to provide high quality continuing education. Our course authors are experts in the fields they teach, and most have a graduate degree or have taught at university level.
Below is a partial list of the Board's requirements along with an explanation of how PDHengineer meets these requirements.
Requirement: There is evidence of preplanning of the educational activity, which should include the opportunity for input by the target group to be served.
PDHengineer: Hours of preparation and preplanning go into the development of each PDHengineer online course and seminar. And, there is an online feedback system which affords the engineer the opportunity for input regarding the quality and effectiveness of the continuing education activity.
Requirement: There is a provision for individual participant registration which will include information for record keeping and reporting.
PDHengineer: In order to complete a PDHengineer online course of webinar, you are required to create a login account. The information required by the board is gathered at this time. Upon successful completion of the course quiz or seminar survey, you can instantly access a certificate of completion containing all of the information required by the board, such as your name, course number, number of PDH earned, and the completion date.
For a complete list of the Board's continuing education requirements, you can read the Board's Rule for Continuing Professional Competency.
Over the years, thousands of engineers have completed online courses that have been accepted by the state licensing boards around the country. In fact, we've never had one of our courses rejected by ANY state engineering board. We're confident enough to offer an iron-clad money back guarantee. If any PDHengineer.com online course is rejected by your state engineering board for any reason, you get your money back. Period.
In our online course catalog, you will find courses that meet the board's requirement covering all major areas of engineering practice. We offer a wide variety of subjects including today's hottest engineering topics. Our web based seminars give you the opportunity to attend a live interactive seminar without leaving your home or office.
Additionally, PDHengineer.com provides the opportunity for you to get a free online ethics course, Professional Ethics for Engineers, that can serve as part of your PDH requirement. Just Refer a PE and get the course free. There's no obligation to buy other courses.
Completing a PDHengineer course is easy.
PDHengineer.com has more than 2,500 hours of engineering continuing education online. It's convenient and cost-effective since you can take the course day or night in your own home or office.
Below is a summary of the Board's continuing education requirements for engineers licensed in the state of Alabama:
|Hours Required||15 PDH annually|
|Renewal Dates||December 31 every year for all engineers|
|Course Approval||The Board does not pre-approve providers or specific courses. each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board's requirements.|
|Course Content||Technical, ethical, or managerial content relevant to the practice of engineering.|
|Online Courses||Accepted. There is no limit on the number of hours that can be earned through online continuing education. However, the board does not encourage meeting PDH requirements through distance learning. To be accepted, the licensee must demonstrate high quality education from the course, if requested, and the course must require the participant to show evidence of achievement and completion and/or a final graded test.|
|PDH Carryover||A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.|
Last updated on May 11, 2009
For complete information on the Board's current continuing education requirements, visit the website of the Alabama State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.
Disclaimer: The information listed above represents a summary of the Board's requirements and is provided solely for the convenience of PDHengineer.com's users. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, Decatur Professional Development, LLC and its affiliate PDHengineer.com make no guarantee regarding the accuracy or completeness of the data listed above. It is the responsibility of each engineer to investigate the Board's rules to ensure his/her own compliance. You are strongly encouraged to contact the Board directly for a complete listing of the Board's current requirements.