Georgia State Requirements


Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Requirements

Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPC in Georgia

Georgia professional engineers are required to earn 15 PDH annually. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. courses are accepted by the Georgia State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Hours Required15 hours annually
Renewal DatesDecember 31
Course ApprovalThe Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements
Course ContentTechnical or professional content is accepted, although there are no specific restrictions on other types of content. In general, the course must have a “clear purpose and objective which will maintain, improve, or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to the licensee’s field of practice”
Online CoursesAccepted. For Professional Engineers, there is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online continuing education.
PDH CarryoverA maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
  1. Dual licensees are required to report a minimum of fifteen (15) PDH units for each renewal period, with at least ten (5) PDH units earned in each profession and the balance of hours earned in the other profession
  2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years. EZpdh helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by EZpdh for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online at any time through your login account
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