Idaho State Requirements


Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Requirements

Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPD in Idaho

Idaho professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. courses are accepted by the Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Hours Required30 hours biennially
Renewal DatesThe last day of the engineer’s birth month. Those born in even years expire in even years and those born in odd years expire in odd years
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 ContentContinuing educational activities used to earn PDHs must have a “clear purpose and objective for each activity, which will maintain, improve or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or to develop new and relevant skills and knowledge” and “must be relevant to the practice of engineering and/or land surveying as applicable and may include technical, ethical or managerial content
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 30 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
  1. PDH units must be earned from two or more activities. You cannot complete a single 30-hour course per biennial period
  2. Dual registrants (engineering and land surveying) must comply with the requirements of the rules in regard to each profession
  3. A maximum of 3 PDH per biennial renewal period can be earned through documented self-study, such as reading articles, books, journals, and published papers. One PDH is earned for every two hours of study time
  4. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 6 years. 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 for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online at any time through your login account
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