Vermont State Requirements


Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Requirements

Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPC in Vermont

Vermont 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 Vermont Board of Professional Engineering. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

Hours Required30 hours biennially
Renewal DatesJuly 31 of even-numbered 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 ContentCourses shall have content areas aimed at maintaining, improving, or expanding the skill set and knowledge relevant to the licensee’s field and methods of engineering practice. Examples of acceptable coursework include:

  • Technical topics directly related to the practice of engineering
  • Awareness of professional practice ethical concerns and conflicts
  • An understanding of standards of practice or care
  • Engineering management
Online CoursesAccepted. For Professional Engineers, there is no limit on the number of PDHs that can be earned through online continuing education
PDH CarryoverPDH credits must be earned within the three years prior to the biennial license renewal. Therefore, credit earned up to one year before the renewal date can be carried forward, provided those credits have not been counted for the previous renewal cycle. (Credits earned can be counted for only one renewal cycle.)
  1. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 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 through your login account
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