GEORGIA
Professional Engineer FAQ

How many hours of CPC are required for Professional Engineers in Georgia?

Engineers in Georgia are required to complete 30 hours of CPC ever two years.

When do Georgia Engineers and land surveyors renew their license?

Georgia Engineers renew their license December 31st of even-numbered years (2018, 2020, 2022...)

Do your engineering courses qualify for credit with the state of Georgia?

Yes, the Georgia Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors does not pre-approve providers of engineering continuing education courses. Each engineer has the power to determine which courses meet the board requirements and their educational needs. Our courses include a short quiz at the end of each CPC course that fulfills the requirement to show evidence of achievement and completion. Quizzes are graded automatically, and certificates are available immediately upon completion.

What content is approved for Continuing Professional Competency in Georgia?

Technical, managerial, and ethical content that is relevant to the practice of engineering is approved as continuing education for engineers in Georgia. Business skills, professional development skills, computer skills not related specifically to engineering, and subjects that are "elementary" or entry level are not accepted.

Are online courses approved for Georgia Engineering CPC's?

Yes, Internet courses are specifically mentioned by the board as an approved form of continuing education for Georgia engineers.

Who stores my engineering continuing education records?

Technically each engineer is responsible for keeping track and submitting their own certificates, BUT WE STORE ALL CERTIFICATES INDEFINITELY and they can always be accessed for free. CPC completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years.

How do I renew my Georgia Professional Engineer's License?

License renewals are completed online at https://secure.sos.state.ga.us/mylicense/Login.aspx?process=ren

Who is in Charge of Engineer's licenses in the state of Georgia?

Georgia Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors
214 State Capitol
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Phone: 844.753.7825

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