Wisconsin CPC or PDH for Professional Engineers
Professional Development Hours (PDH) Requirements
Continuing education for licensed Professional Engineers in Wisconsin

Here is a summary of the engineering continuing education requirements mandated by the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Land Surveyors.

Subject Requirement
Hours Required 30 hours biennially
Renewal Dates July 31 of even-numbered years for all engineers
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 Instruction in an organized method of learning contributing to the professional competency of the registrant and pertaining to matters which integrally relate to the practice of engineering; instructors must have specialized education, training, or experience and be considered qualified concerning the subject matter; fulfills pre-established learning goals; and attendance verification in the form of certificates of completion or other documents must be provided.

A minimum of 2 PDH must be earned in the area of ethics. A minimum of 13 PDH must be earned in activities that permit live interaction between the engineer and instructor. Our webinars may be used to fulfill the “live” course requirements.

Approved Activities Online courses and webinars are specifically shown as acceptable by the board. Our webinars can be used to meet the “live” course requirement.
PDH Carryover A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.
  1. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 6 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.