North Dakota

North Dakota CPC or PDH for Professional Engineers
Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Requirements
Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPC in North Dakota

Here is a summary of the engineering continuing education requirements mandated by the North Dakota State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Subject Requirement
Hours Required 30 PDH biennially
Renewal Dates December 31 depending on initial year of licensure
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 At least 20 PDH must be in technical areas that directly safeguard the public’s health, safety, and welfare including technical professional management subjects, such as total quality process or technical engineering. A maximum of 10 PDH may be in non-technical professional management subjects, such as ethics or administration-oriented courses.
Approved Activities For Professional Engineers, there is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online continuing education.
PDH Carryover A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.
  1. For dual licensees, the number of PDH remains 30 biennially; however, one-third of the required credits must pertain to each profession.
  2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years. We help you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course or webinar. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained for a minimum of ten years and can be accessed online at any time through your login account.

Last updated on September 17, 2012

Disclaimer: The information listed above represents a summary of the Board’s requirements and is provided solely for the convenience of our. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, Decatur Professional Development, LLC and its affiliate Exact Academy 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.