Laws and Rules for Florida Engineers (Renewal Cycle 2017-2019)

Course Number: L-1023
Credit: 1 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Edward P. Brunet, Jr., P.E.
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Overview
This course is approved by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers to meet the one-hour laws and rules requirement that is now a part of the continuing education mandate. Florida Board Approved Course #0010040.

In Laws and Rules for Florida Engineers (Renewal Cycle 2017-2019), you'll learn ...

  • Changes to the requirements for licensure by endorsement
  • Recent changes to the continuing education requirements for Florida engineers
  • Changes in the penalties for unlicensed practice of engineering
  • The details and outcome of recent disciplinary cases

Overview

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Credit: 1 PDH

Length: 27 pages

This course provides a review of all the recent changes to the laws and rules that govern the practice of engineering in the state of Florida.

The course begins with a brief overview of the sections of the Florida Administrative Code and the Florida Statutes that are applicable to professional engineers, as well as the roles of the Board and the Florida Engineering Management Corporation (FEMC).

The next three sections cover changes to the following regulations that were adopted, repealed or amended between March 1, 2015 and February 28, 2017:

  • Chapter 471, F.S., The Florida Engineer Licensure Law
  • Chapter 61G-15, F.A.C., The Rules of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers
  • Chapter 455, F.S., Relating to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation

The course concludes with some recent examples of disciplinary cases and unlicensed practice cases in the state of Florida.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Recent changes to Chapter 471, F.S., The Florida Engineer Licensure Law
  • Recent changes to Chapter 61G-15, F.A.C., The Rules of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers
  • Recent changes to Chapter 455, F.S., Relating to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation
  • Specifics of the rewrite to 61G15-23, which covers Engineering Seals, including rules for electronic seals and signatures
  • Updates for new applicants who do not have an engineering degree accredited by EAC / ABET
  • Updates to the board’s fee schedule
  • Rewritten rule regarding the design of cast-in-place post-tensioned concrete structural systems
  • Clarification of requirements for the design of structural systems utilizing open web steel joists and joist girders

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 10 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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This course is applicable to professional engineers in:
Florida (P.E. Laws & Rules)
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Length: 27 pages

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