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New Jersey requires that professional engineers complete 24 hours of continuing education courses from an approved provider prior to license renewal. PDHengineer has been approved by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as a provider of Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) course for the 2012 - 2014 renewal cycle. New Jersey approval number: 24GP00002300.
This approval means that PDHengineer courses meeting state regulations will be accepted by the New Jersey Board. Virtually all PDHengineer courses will qualify for credits in New Jersey, with the exception of courses that primarily involve practice building, practice management, or practice marketing. Each course and webinar overview clearly indicates the states in which the course will be accepted.
New Jersey's engineers are required to earn a minimum of 2 CPC credits in the area of professional ethics. The maximum number of ethics credits permitted each renewal cycle is 8.
New Jersey Board Requirements
Below is a summary of the Board's continuing education requirements for engineers licensed in the state of New Jersey:
|Hours Required||24 PDH biennially
At least 2 hours must be in the area of "professional practice ethics."
Engineers who also hold a license as a land surveyor must complete 36 PDH with not less than 12 hours in engineering and 12 hours in surveying. Engineers who are also licensed to practice landscape architecture must earn a minimum of 12 PDH in board-approved landscape architecture courses. No more than 8 ethics credits can be earned in each renewal cycle.
|Renewal Dates||April 30th of even numbered years|
|Course Approval||New Jersey’s Board must pre-approve sponsors of CPC courses. PDHengineer is approved New Jersey approved sponsor #24GP00002300.|
|Course Content||All courses must be technical in nature and "relate to the practice of professional engineering with the clear purpose to maintain, improve or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to the practice of engineering." Specifically, courses in the area of practice management, practice marketing, or practice building will not be accepted.|
|PDH Carryover||Up to 12 PDH can be carried forward into the next renewal period.|
Last updated on January 22, 2013
For complete information on the Board's current continuing education requirements, visit the website of the New Jersey Board of Professional Engineers and 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.