NORTH CAROLINA
Engineering Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) FAQs

Continuing education for licensed Professional Engineers in North Carolina is measured by Continuing Professional Competency (CPC).

State Approved - Sponsor # S-0718

How many CPC hours are required for professional engineers in North Carolina?

Engineers in North Carolina are required to complete 15 PDHs every year

When do North Carolina professional engineers renew their license?

Engineers in North Carolina renew on December 31st every year.

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

No, we are currently awaiting approval from the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.

What content is approved for PDHs in North Carolina?

Courses must be taken through an Approved Sponsor and be easily substantiated as an activity that maintained, improved, or expanded the licensee's skills and knowledge as they relate to engineering are approved for PDH credit.

I have extra North Carolina professional engineer PDHs, do they carry over?

Yes, the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors allows a maximum of 15 PDH be carried into the next renewal period.

Who stores my North Carolina professional engineering PDH 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. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 3 years.

Are internet courses approved for North Carolina professional engineer CPC?

Yes, internet courses are approved by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors to meet all CPC requirements.

How do I renew my North Carolina professional engineer's license?

License renewal information can be found here https://www.membersbase.com/ncbelsindividual/login.aspxhttps://fbpe.org/licensure/license-renewal/

Who is in charge of professional engineer's licenses in the state of North Carolina?

North Carolina Board of Examiners
for Engineers and Surveyors
4601 Six Forks Rd., Suite 310
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Telephone Number (919) 791-2000
Fax Number (919) 670-3606

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