Alabama CPC or PDH for Professional Engineers
Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Requirements
Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPC in Alabama

Here is a summary of the engineering continuing education requirements mandated by the Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Subject Requirement
Hours Required 15 PDH annually
Renewal Dates December 31 every year
Board Approval The Board does not pre-approve providers or specific courses. Each
engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements.
Approved Content Technical, ethical, or managerial content relevant to the practice of
Approved Activities Internet courses are specifically listed as an approved activity. There is no limit on the number of hours that can be earned through online continuing education.
PDH Carryover A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period.
  1. The board does not encourage meeting PDH requirements through distance learning. To be accepted, the licensee must demonstrate high quality education from the course, if requested, and the course must require the participant to show evidence of achievement and completion. PDHengineer meets this requirement by providing an online quiz that is graded automatically, along with a certificate of completion that can be accessed and downloaded immediately after successful completion of a course or webinar.
  2. The Board specifically states that equipment demonstrations will not be accepted for PDH credit.
  3. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years. PDHengineer helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course or webinar. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by PDHengineer for a minimum of ten years and can be accessed online through your login account.

Last updated on September 17, 2012

PDHengineer credits have been accepted by the Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, as well as all other U.S. state boards that mandate continuing education for engineers. In fact, no PDHengineer course or webinar has ever been rejected by a state licensing board. We’re so confident about the acceptability of our PDH credits that every PDHengineer course and webinar comes with the PDHengineer Iron-Clad Money-Back Guarantee:

Disclaimer: The information listed above represents a summary of the Board’s requirements and is provided solely for the convenience of’s users. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, Decatur Professional Development, LLC and its affiliate make no guarantee regarding the accuracy or completeness of the data listed above. It is the responsibility of each engineer to investigate the Board’s rules to ensure his/her own compliance. You are strongly encouraged to contact the Board directly for a complete listing of the Board’s current requirements.