21 NCAC 56 .1705             DETERMINATION OF CREDIT

(a)  The Board of Examiners has final authority with respect to approval of courses, sponsors, credit, PDH value for courses, and other methods of earning credit.  Such determination shall meet Rule .1702(4) of this Section.

(b)  Credit for college or community college courses shall be based upon course credit established by the college.

(c)  Credit for continuing education courses, seminars and workshops shall be based on one PDH unit for each hour of attendance.  Attendance at programs presented at professional and technical society meetings shall earn PDH units for the actual time of each program.

(d)  Credit for correspondence, televised, Internet, videotaped, audiotaped, and other courses or tutorials, provided an exam is required for completion, shall be based upon one PDH unit for each hour assigned to the course, provided such hours are a reasonably estimated time for an average professional to complete the course.

(e)  Credit determination for published papers, articles and books and obtaining patents is the responsibility of the licensee.

(f)  Credit for active participation in professional and technical societies (limited to 2 PDH per society), requires that a licensee serve as an officer or participate in a committee of the society.  PDH credits are not earned until the end of each year of service is completed.

(g)  Credit for active participation on boards, commissions, committees or councils of private, local, state or federal government entities (limited to 2 PDH per entity) requires utilizing engineering or land surveying knowledge (as applicable) in the active participation.  PDH credits are not earned until the end of each year of service is completed.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 89C-10(a); 89C-17;

Eff. December 1, 1994;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2014; August 1, 2011; May 1, 2009; August 1, 2000; August 1, 1998.