Maine Professional Engineer Continuing Education Requirements

Continuing Education Requirements for Maine PEs

The Maine Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers manages the continuing education requirements for professional engineers in Maine. The license renewal requirements include completing 30 Professional Development Hours every two years. Engineers are allowed to carry forward a maximum of 15 PDH to the next renewal cycle. Continuing education courses must be technical, ethical, or managerial in nature and must be relevant to engineering. All professional engineering licenses are renewed on December 31st of odd-numbered years.

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

No of PDH hours required 30 PDH
Renewal period December 31st of odd numbered years
Provider approval The Board does not pre-approve course providers
Course content approval Any program with a clear purpose and objective which will maintain, improve or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to the licensee’s field of practice. Subject matter which is technical in nature or addresses business management practices, professional ethics, quality assurance, codes or other similar topics which facilitate the licensee’s professional development as a professional engineer or serves to safeguard life, health and property and promote the public welfare.
Maximum PDH hours to carry over 15 PDH
Online courses No limit on online courses.
State Board Website https://www.maine.gov/professionalengineers/


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