How to track your CPC
courses and requirements
NCEES Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Standard
The NCEES CPC Standard requires a licensee to obtain the equivalent of 15 professional development hours (PDHs) per calendar year (January 1–December 31) with no carryover allowed. A minimum of 1 PDH of the 15 PDHs shall be earned by successfully completing a course or activity that has a content area focusing on engineering or surveying ethics.
CPC Tracking FAQs
No. CPC Tracking is a free service provided by NCEES.
CPC Tracking provides a side-by-side comparison of a state’s requirements and your completed CPC courses.
Some state boards allow you to track your CPC requirement using their state requirement or the NCEES Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Standard. CPC tracking can be simplified by using the NCEES CPC Standard when available.
The NCEES CPC Standard requires licensees to acquire 15 PDHs in each calendar year, of which at least one must be earned in an area that focuses on professional engineering or surveying ethics or improving a licensee’s methods of business practice or operations.
Each time you complete a CPC course
- Enter the course information and corresponding professional development hours (PDHs)
- Upload supporting documentation
All uploaded documents will become a part of the course and will be transmitted to a state licensing board. Upload only the documentation necessary to provide proof of completing the course. Avoid uploading large files unless required by the state licensing board.
Examples of supporting documentation include
- Transcript, certificate, or other proof of completion
- Proof of attendance
- Course syllabus
- Copy of course information as printed in a conference program or brochure
- Proof of teaching or instructing
Select a state and renewal period to view a side-by-side comparison of its requirements and your completed CPC requirements.