Engineering Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) FAQs

Continuing education, or PDH, is called Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) in Vermont.

How many CPCs are required for professional engineers in Vermont?

Engineers in Vermont are required to complete 30 CPCs every two years.

When do Vermont engineers renew their license?

Engineers in Vermont renew on July 31st of even years.

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

Yes, the Vermont Board of Professional Engineering 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 CPCs in Vermont?

Technical, managerial, and ethical content that is relevant to the practice of engineering is approved as continuing education for engineers in Vermont. 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. CPC completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years.

How do I renew my Vermont professional engineer's license?

License renewals can be completed online at*/!STANDARD

Who is in charge of engineer's licenses in the state of Vermont?

Vermont Board of Professional Engineers
128 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05633-1101
Phone: (802) 828-5434

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