Engineering Continuing Professional Development (CPD) FAQs
Continuing education, or (PDH), for Professional Engineers in New Hampshire is called Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
How many hours of CPD are required for Professional Engineers in New Hampshire?
Engineers in New Hampshire are required to complete 30 CPD hours every two years.
When do New Hampshire Engineers renew their license?
In New Hampshire, the renewal dates are based on the licensee’s birth date.
Do your engineering courses qualify for credit with the state of New Hampshire?
Yes, the New Hampshire Board of Professional Engineers 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 CPD 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 CPDs in New Hampshire?
Technical, managerial, and ethical content that is relevant to the practice of engineering is approved as continuing education for engineers in New Hampshire. 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. CPD course completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years.
How do I renew my New Hampshire Professional Engineer's License?
License renewals can be completed online at https://www.oplc.nh.gov/engineers/forms.htm
Who is in Charge of Engineer's licenses in the state of New Hampshire?
New Hampshire Board of Professional Engineers
121 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-2152