Ohio State Requirements

OhioOhio professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZ-pdh.com Ohio Licensee courses are accepted by the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers & Surveyors. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Hours Required30 hours biennially
Renewal DatesDecember 31 in odd-numbered years for all engineers
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 ContentMandatory two hours required in professional ethics or rules relevant to the practices of engineering or surveying.

Courses must cover material which is technical, ethical, or managerial content relevant to the practice of engineering. Business skills, personal development skills, computer skills unrelated to the practice of engineering, and subjects that are considered elementary or entry-level and normally expected to have been completed by a PE prior to registration are not accepted. The Board may require additional information to prove that courses covering managerial skills are relevent to the engineer’s practice

Online CoursesAccepted. For Professional Engineers, there is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online continuing education as long as the courses meet the requirments of Ohio R.S. 4733.151. The course hours must be tracked and completion certified.

Ez-pdh.com ‘s Ohio Licensee Courses meet these requirements. 

PDH CarryoverA 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. EZpdh.com 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.com for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online at any time through your login account
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