Illinois Engineer Continuing Education Requirements

License Renewal Information for Illinois Engineers-PROFESSIONAL

  • 30 PDH required biennially
  • Due by November 30th odd years
  • All 30 PDHs can be taken in online courses
Illinois engineer requirements

Illinois PE PDH Approval

The Division shall not pre-approve individual courses or programs. The courses for this profession offered by RedVector has been reviewed to meet technical requirements for a Professional Engineer. It is the licensee's responsibility to verify that the course material meets their specific scope of practice and criteria required by the Board.

Contact Information:
Illinois - Board of Professional Engineers
320 West Washington Street, Springfield, IL 62786
Illinois Board of Professional Engineers Website - PROFESSIONAL

Proof of Completion for Illinois Engineer Continuing Education

It shall be the responsibility of a licensee to maintain a record of PDHs for 6 years that includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • The name and address of the sponsor or provider, the number of hours attended in each program, the date and place of the program and a certificate of attendance; or
  • A log of activities that includes the date and number of hours claiming as PDHs, a brief statement of the subject matter, printed program schedules, registration receipts or other proof of participation; or
  • Transcripts or records of professional development hours maintained by an acceptable provider as set forth in subsection (e).

License Renewal Information for Illinois Engineers-STRUCTURAL

  • 30 PDH required biennially
  • Due by November 30th even years (Beginning with 2004 renewal)
  • Of the 30 PDH, only 10 PDH can be taken in online courses because they are considered to be self-administered
Illinois engineer requirements

Illinois PE PDH Approval

The remaining hours must be completed in live training. The board will accept RedVector's webinars as a form of live training. The board does not pre-approve courses. The licensee is responsible for reporting their activities to the Board and should be ready to defend those activities if audited and challenged.

Contact Information:
Illinois - Board of Professional Engineers - STRUCTURAL
320 West Washington Street, Springfield, IL 62786
Illinois Board of Professional Engineers Website

Proof of Completion for Illinois Engineer Continuing Education

It shall be the responsibility of a licensee to maintain a record of CE for 4 years that includes the following:

  • The name and address of the sponsor or presenter;
  • A brief statement of the subject matter, printed program schedules, registration receipts or other proof of participation;
  • The number of hours attended in each program;
  • The date and place of the program; or
  • Certificate of attendance, transcript or records of CE credits maintained by an acceptable provider of continuing education or a records administrator, or log of activities that include activities for CE credit not given by a CE provider.