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For the 2011-2013 renewal cycle, all Florida Professional Engineers must renew licenses before February 28, 2013. PDHengineer.com, a service mark of Decatur Professional Development, LLC, is an approved sponsor of continuing education for Florida engineers.
The board mandates that continuing education must be comprised of two components:
This PDHengineer course is approved to meet the Florida State Board Laws and Rules requirement for the February 28, 2013 license renewal deadline. It is also valid for late renewals of the February 28, 2011 renewal. You will find this course fast-paced and interesting. It covers the Florida Engineering Code with emphasis on changes since the last renewal period. The course also discusses recent disciplinary actions taken by the board.
Search our course directory for courses relevant to your area of practice. PDHengineer offers a wide range of courses with topics spanning all engineering disciplines. Our webinars are also Florida-approved for engineering continuing education and offer a live interactive format without the need to travel to an in-person seminar.
For convenience in completing your PDH requirement for Florida, PDHengineer has created several special value packages that include the state-mandated laws and rules course plus four hours in various areas of practice. These packages are specially priced at $175 and are guaranteed to be accepted by the Board. Florida Special Value Packages are a "one-click" way to purchase enough credits to meet the FBPE requirements at a discounted price.
Florida requires that continuing education providers electronically report both Laws and Rules and Area of Practice course credits to the Board. PDHengineer complies with this new rule and promptly reports all PDH credits directly to the Board.
Over the years, thousands of engineers have completed online courses that have been accepted by state licensing boards across the country including Florida. 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. And, 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 Florida:
|Hours Required||8 PDH biennially|
|Renewal Dates||February 28 of odd years for all engineers|
|Course Approval||Florida pre-approves providers/sponsors of continuing education activities, but not specific courses or activities. An activity or course must be presented by a board-approved provider/sponsor in order for the activity to be accepted. Each approved course provider is issued a Continuing Education Provider (CEP) number. PDHengineer.com is a Board-approved sponsor in the state of Florida (Continuing Education Provider #0003610) under the name Decatur Professional Development, LLC. Florida Laws and Rules for Engineers is state board approved course #0000130.|
|Course Content||Four (4) hours must relate to the licensee’s area(s) of practice and four (4) hours must relate to Chapter 471, Florida Statutes and the Rules of the Board, Chapter 61G15, Florida Administrative Code|
|Online Courses||Accepted. For Professional Engineers, there is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online continuing education.|
|PDH Carryover||Hours cannot be carried forward into the next renewal period.|
Last updated on March 25, 2011
For complete information on the Board's current continuing education requirements, visit the website of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.
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.