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Louisiana-Civil Engineering Package: 15 PDH

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Students Completed: 632

Louisiana CPD Approved Provider CPD.0000317
This course satisfies the new LA rules effective Jan 1, 2017. Annually required 15 hrs, includes four required hours of Life Safety Code/Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines and the one required hour of professional ethics, ref. §3105
Two Civil Engineering courses plus Louisiana Laws, Rules, & Ethics & ADA Guidelines that will earn 15 PDH accepted by the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

Louisiana – Laws, Rules, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

Preview Course: Louisiana Laws, Rules and Ethics
In this course the student will study the Louisiana Board of Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board (lapels) Laws & Rules including Professional Engineering Ethics.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Louisiana's laws and rules
    • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
    • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
    • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
    • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
    • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

ADA Standards for Accessible Designs: 6 PDH

Preview Course: ADA Standards
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law intended to protect qualified persons with disabilities from discrimination in employment, government services and programs, transportation, public accommodations, and telecommunications. The ADA covers a wide range of legal and regulatory issues with regard to Americans with disabilities. This course will focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (the ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines), with which engineers and architects need to comply when working on new constructions or alterations of existing structures.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines
    • General instructions and definitions
    • Technical specifications and requirements on elements and spaces
    • Specific requirements for restaurants
    • Specific requirements for cafeterias
    • Specific requirements for medical facilities
    • Specific requirements for business facilities
    • Specific requirements for lodging facilities
    • Specific requirements for libraries
    • Specific requirements for transportation facilities

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

Deterioration of Concrete: 2 PDH

Preview Course: Deterioration of Concrete
In this course, the student will review Chapter 3, Causes of Distress and Deterioration of Concrete from Engineer Manual (EM) 1110-2-2002, “Engineering and Design – Evaluation and Repair of Concrete Structures” published by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (issued 30 June 1995). This course is most relevant to engineers wishing to attain knowledge on the most common causes of problems in concrete. The course also provides a brief description of the basic mechanism of each common problem, a description of the typical symptoms that would be observed during a visual inspection, and suggests preventative methods or techniques to prevent further damage.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Common causes of concrete deterioration
    • Symptoms of concrete distress and deterioration that can be found during visual inspections
    • Preventative measures to reduce or eliminate further concrete degradation

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

Conduits, Culverts, and Pipes Part I: 4 PDH

Preview Course: Conduits I & II
Part I of a two-part series. This course provides guidance on the design and construction of conduits, culverts, and pipes, and the design procedures for trench/embankment earth loadings, highway loadings, railroad loadings, surface concentrated loadings, internal/external fluid pressures, cast-in-place conduits for dams, circular reinforced concrete pipe for small dams and levees, and corrugated metal pipe for rural levees and culverts.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Material selection
    • Installation methods
    • Loadings
    • Method of analysis
    • Joints & camber
    • Life cycle design

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
Louisiana

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Requirements

Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPD in Louisiana
Louisiana Professional Engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Please note: Recent rules changes listed in bold to be effective after Jan 1, 2017.

EZpdh is a Louisiana CPD Approved Provider: CPD.0000317Click to Verify

SubjectRequirement/ (Jan 1, 2017 effective change)
Hours Required30 hours biennially/ (15 hours annually, maximum of 8 PDH earned per day)
Renewal DatesMarch 31 and September 30 based on the year of initial licensure
Course ApprovalThe Board requires pre-approval for providers or specific courses EZpdh is a Louisiana CPD Approved Provider: CPD.0000317
Course ContentBuilding and Building System Engineers – Minimum 8 PDH must be earned in Life Safety Code, Building Code, and/or Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Guidelines
One (1) PDH must be earned in Ethics / (Per year – One (1) PDH must be earned in Ethics, minimum of four (4) PDH must be earned in Life Safety Code, Building Code, and/or Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Guidelines)
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. However, in required categories such as ethics, life safety code, minimum standards, etc., the number of PDH carried over in the particular required category may not exceed the minimum number of PDH required in that category/ (A maximum of 7 PDH may be carried forward into the next year)
Additional
  1. Dual licensees (those who are both a PE and a PLS) must obtain 30 PDHs during each biennial licensure renewal period; however, at least 10 of the PDHs must be in engineering-related activities and at least 10 of the PDHs must be in land surveying-related activities. Of the required 30 PDHs (a) at least 1 PDH must be in professional ethics; (b) a minimum of 8 PDHs must be earned in Life Safety Code, Building Codes and/or Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines by every professional engineer who designs buildings and/or building systems; and (c) a minimum of 2 PDHs must be earned in the Standards of Practice Boundary Surveys in Louisiana/ (Dual licensees (those who are both a PE and a PLS) must obtain 15 PDHs annually; however, at least 1/3 of the PDHs must be in engineering-related activities and at least 1/3 of the PDHs must be in land surveying-related activities. Of the required 15 PDHs (a) at least 1 PDH must be in professional ethics; (b) a minimum of 4 PDHs must be earned in Life Safety Code, Building Codes and/or Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines by every professional engineer who designs buildings and/or building systems; and (c) a minimum of 1 PDHs must be earned in the Standards of Practice Boundary Surveys in Louisiana)
  2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 6 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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Louisiana – Laws, Rules, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

Preview Course: Louisiana Laws, Rules and Ethics
In this course the student will study the Louisiana Board of Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board (lapels) Laws & Rules including Professional Engineering Ethics.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Louisiana’s laws and rules
    • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
    • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
    • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
    • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
    • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

ADA Standards for Accessible Designs: 6 PDH

Preview Course: ADA Standards
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law intended to protect qualified persons with disabilities from discrimination in employment, government services and programs, transportation, public accommodations, and telecommunications. The ADA covers a wide range of legal and regulatory issues with regard to Americans with disabilities. This course will focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (the ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines), with which engineers and architects need to comply when working on new constructions or alterations of existing structures.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines
    • General instructions and definitions
    • Technical specifications and requirements on elements and spaces
    • Specific requirements for restaurants
    • Specific requirements for cafeterias
    • Specific requirements for medical facilities
    • Specific requirements for business facilities
    • Specific requirements for lodging facilities
    • Specific requirements for libraries
    • Specific requirements for transportation facilities

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

Deterioration of Concrete: 2 PDH

Preview Course: Deterioration of Concrete
In this course, the student will review Chapter 3, Causes of Distress and Deterioration of Concrete from Engineer Manual (EM) 1110-2-2002, “Engineering and Design – Evaluation and Repair of Concrete Structures” published by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (issued 30 June 1995). This course is most relevant to engineers wishing to attain knowledge on the most common causes of problems in concrete. The course also provides a brief description of the basic mechanism of each common problem, a description of the typical symptoms that would be observed during a visual inspection, and suggests preventative methods or techniques to prevent further damage.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Common causes of concrete deterioration
    • Symptoms of concrete distress and deterioration that can be found during visual inspections
    • Preventative measures to reduce or eliminate further concrete degradation

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

Conduits, Culverts, and Pipes Part I: 4 PDH

Preview Course: Conduits I & II
Part I of a two-part series. This course provides guidance on the design and construction of conduits, culverts, and pipes, and the design procedures for trench/embankment earth loadings, highway loadings, railroad loadings, surface concentrated loadings, internal/external fluid pressures, cast-in-place conduits for dams, circular reinforced concrete pipe for small dams and levees, and corrugated metal pipe for rural levees and culverts.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Material selection
    • Installation methods
    • Loadings
    • Method of analysis
    • Joints & camber
    • Life cycle design

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
Louisiana

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Requirements

Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPD in Louisiana
Louisiana Professional Engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Please note: Recent rules changes listed in bold to be effective after Jan 1, 2017.

EZpdh is a Louisiana CPD Approved Provider: CPD.0000317Click to Verify

SubjectRequirement/ (Jan 1, 2017 effective change)
Hours Required30 hours biennially/ (15 hours annually, maximum of 8 PDH earned per day)
Renewal DatesMarch 31 and September 30 based on the year of initial licensure
Course ApprovalThe Board requires pre-approval for providers or specific courses EZpdh is a Louisiana CPD Approved Provider: CPD.0000317
Course ContentBuilding and Building System Engineers – Minimum 8 PDH must be earned in Life Safety Code, Building Code, and/or Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Guidelines
One (1) PDH must be earned in Ethics / (Per year – One (1) PDH must be earned in Ethics, minimum of four (4) PDH must be earned in Life Safety Code, Building Code, and/or Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Guidelines) 
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. However, in required categories such as ethics, life safety code, minimum standards, etc., the number of PDH carried over in the particular required category may not exceed the minimum number of PDH required in that category/ (A maximum of 7 PDH may be carried forward into the next year)
Additional
  1. Dual licensees (those who are both a PE and a PLS) must obtain 30 PDHs during each biennial licensure renewal period; however, at least 10 of the PDHs must be in engineering-related activities and at least 10 of the PDHs must be in land surveying-related activities. Of the required 30 PDHs (a) at least 1 PDH must be in professional ethics; (b) a minimum of 8 PDHs must be earned in Life Safety Code, Building Codes and/or Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines by every professional engineer who designs buildings and/or building systems; and (c) a minimum of 2 PDHs must be earned in the Standards of Practice Boundary Surveys in Louisiana/ (Dual licensees (those who are both a PE and a PLS) must obtain 15 PDHs annually; however, at least 1/3 of the PDHs must be in engineering-related activities and at least 1/3 of the PDHs must be in land surveying-related activities. Of the required 15 PDHs (a) at least 1 PDH must be in professional ethics; (b) a minimum of 4 PDHs must be earned in Life Safety Code, Building Codes and/or Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines by every professional engineer who designs buildings and/or building systems; and (c) a minimum of 1 PDHs must be earned in the Standards of Practice Boundary Surveys in Louisiana)
  2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 6 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
Official Laws and RulesDownload Laws and Rules
State WebsiteAccess State Website