Kentucky Professional Engineer Continuing Education Requirements

Continuing Education Requirements for KY PEs

Kentucky engineers must complete 30 professional development hours every two years to renew their PE licenses. There are no required continuing education courses, but all content must be related to ethics, management, or technical content relevant to the practicing engineering. The renewal date for PEs is June 30th in odd years for applicants whose last names start with A to K and June 30th in even years for applicants with last names starting with L to Z. A maximum of 15 continuing education hours can carried forward every renewal cycle.

Listed below are the Kentucky professional engineer (PE) license renewal requirements.

No of PDH hours required 30 PDH
Renewal period Biennial, June 30, Odd year for Last names A through K
Biennial, June 30, Even year for last names L through Z
Provider approval The Board does not pre-approve course providers
Course content approval The course should improve, expand engineering knowledge relative to the licensees field of practice.
Maximum PDH hours to carry over 15 PDH
Online courses No limit on online courses.
State Board Website https://kyboels.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx


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