Professional Engineering FAQs
How many hours of CPC are required for Professional Engineers in Arkansas?
Engineers in Arkansas are required to complete 30 hours of CPC every two years.
When do Arkansas Engineers renew their license?
Arkansas Engineers renew their license December 31st of odd-numbered years (2019, 2021, 2023...) for licenses ending in odd numbers.
Arkansas Engineers renew their license December 31st of even-numbered years (2018, 2020, 2022...) for licenses ending in even numbers.
Do your engineering courses qualify for credit with the state of Arkansas?
Yes, the Arkansas Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional 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 fulfill 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 Arkansas?
Technical, managerial, and ethical content that is relevant to the practice of engineering is approved as continuing education for engineers in Arkansas. 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 Arkansas Engineering CPC's?
Yes, Internet courses are specifically mentioned by the board as an approved form of continuing education for Arkansas 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 Arkansas Professional Engineer's License?
License renewals are completed online at https://pelslicensing.arkansas.gov/.
Who is in Charge of Engineer's licenses in the state of Arkansas?
Arkansas State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors
623 Woodlane Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501 682-2824