Engineering Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) FAQs

Continuing education, or (PDH), for Professional Engineers in Nevada is called Continuing Professional Competency (CPC).

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

Engineers in Nebraska are required to complete 30 CPC hours every two years.

When do Nevada Engineers renew their license?

In Nevada, the renewal dates are based on the licensee’s first letter of their last name.

• A through E, renew January 1st of odd years
• F through K, renew July 1st of odd years
• L through R, renew January 1st of even years
• S through Z renew July 1st of even years

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

Yes, the Nevada Board of 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 PDH 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 CPCs in Nevada?

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

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. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years.

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

License renewals can be completed online at

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

Nevada Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
1755 E Plumb Lane, Suite 135
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (775) 688-1231

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