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Continuing Education Requirements for Professional Engineers

Laws & Rules

Licensees are required to obtain one (1) hour of continuing education focusing on Florida’s professional engineering laws (F.S. 471) and rules (F.A.C. 61G15). This hour can be obtained by:

  • Successfully completing an FBPE approved laws & rules course from an FBPE approved CE provider,
  • Serving on the Florida Board of Professional Engineers,
  • Serving as a consultant engineer used by the Board in the resolution of Board business, including rule -making and prosecution of discipline cases and complaints, or
  • Serving as a member of the Legislature or as an elected state or local official.

Ethics

Licensees are required to obtain one (1) hour of continuing education focusing on ethics for professional engineers. These courses are expected to cover the basic engineering canons. This hour can be obtained by:

  • Successfully completing an FBPE approved ethics course from an FBPE approved CE provider,
  • Serving on the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, or
  • Serving as a member of the Legislature or as an elected state or local official.

Areas of Practice

Licensees are required to obtain four (4) hours of continuing education focusing on each licensee’s particular area(s) of practice. These hours can be obtained by:

  • Successfully completing an “Advanced” Florida Building Code course approved by the FBPE within the disciplines of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical or general engineering; or
  • Presenting or attending seminars, in-house or non-classroom courses, workshops, or professional or technical presentations made at meetings, webinars, conventions, or conferences, including those presented by vendors provided the vendor is an FBPE approved CE provider.

Topics Pertinent to the Practice of Engineering

The remaining twelve (12) hours of continuing education may correlate to any topic pertinent to the practice of engineering. These hours can be obtained in the following ways:

  • Up to 4 hours may be earned by serving as an officer or actively participating on a committee of a board -recognized professional or technical engineering society;
  • Complete an “Advanced” Florida Building Code course approved by the FBPE within the disciplines of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical or general engineering; or
  • Presenting or attending seminars, in-house or non-classroom courses, workshops, or professional or technical presentations made at meetings, webinars, conventions, or conferences, including those presented by vendors provided the vendor is an FBPE approved CE provider.

Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control Course

Thank you for contacting the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (FICE) regarding the Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control Course. 

Rules for renewal are set by the Florida Department of Transportation.  Training or Refresher courses are required every four years for all persons to continue to be qualified to perform their assigned duties.  Persons who have maintained current certification from an approved Provider may take a training or refresher course to comply with this procedure.  If your certification lapses, you are required to retake the 20-hour course.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.  For more information, please visit the Florida Department of Transportation’s website: http://www.dot.state.fl.us/rddesign/TTC/Default.shtm


Course Accreditation

Our FBPE Approved Exempt Provider number is #0003823.


USGBC Education Provider

Florida Engineering Society is a USGBC Education Provider committed to enhancing the professional development of building industry and LEED Professionals through high-quality continuing education programs.

As a USGBC Education Provider, we have agreed to abide by USGBC-established operational and educational criteria, and or subject to course reviews and audits for quality assurance.