Tennessee State Requirements

Tennessee

Professional Development Hours (PDH) Requirements


Tennessee professional engineers are required to earn 24 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

SubjectRequirement
Hours Required24 PDH biennially
Renewal DatesBased upon date of initial licensure
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, ethical, or managerial content relevant to the practice of engineering. At least 13 hours claimed must address health, safety and welfare issues and technical competency
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 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
Additional
  1. 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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