Here is a summary of the engineering continuing education requirements mandated by the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau for Engineers and Land Surveyors.
|Hours Required||30 hours biennially|
|Renewal Dates||December 31 even-numbered years or odd-numbered years depending on the date of initial licensure. Certificates of licensure that were initially issued in even–numbered years expire in odd–numbered years and certificates that were initially issued in odd–numbered years.|
|Board Approval||The Board does not pre-approve providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements.|
|Approved Content||The Board defines accepted continuing education activities as “education which is obtained by a professional or occupational licensee in order to maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or to develop new and relevant skills and knowledge.” The board segregates PDH credits into Group 1 and Group 2 activities.
Group 1 Activities
Group 2 Activities
|Approved Activities||PDHengineer’s live, interactive webinars can be used to earn all of the mandated PDH credits. However, online self-study courses are considered “independent study” by the Board are capped at a maximum of 10 PDH each renewal period.|
|PDH Carryover||A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.|
Last updated on March 21, 2017
PDHengineer credits have been accepted by the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau for Engineers and Land Surveyors, as well as all other U.S. state boards that mandate continuing education for engineers. In fact, no PDHengineer course or webinar has ever been rejected by a state licensing board. We’re so confident about the acceptability of our PDH credits that every PDHengineer course and webinar comes with the PDHengineer Triple Guarantee:
If your state licensing board does not accept any PDHengineer course or webinar:
- We will give you a full refund
- We will pay for a replacement course or webinar
- We will pay any associated license renewal penalties or late fees
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.