(1) The continuing education course shall have a statement of objectives, which the program should achieve for its participants relating to and enhancing the practice of engineering.
The sponsor of continuing education courses shall provide:
adequate administration, including a responsible person to coordinate and administer the program; and
for the maintenance of proper records.
The curriculum of a continuing education course shall be thoughtfully planned and designed to
explore in considerable depth one (1) subject or a closely related group of subjects related to the practice of engineering.
The continuing education course shall:
have qualified instructors who have demonstrated competence in the subject areas;
be held in adequate facilities that allow for an effective program; and
employ a variety of educational methods and teaching aids that enhance the learning opportunities.
Appropriate methods of evaluation shall be devised and used to measure the continuing education
course's effectiveness. (6) The sponsor of the continuing education course shall provide to the participants a meaningful record of attendance stating the continuing education hours involved, such as a certificate of completion.
(b) Continuing education courses may be approved by the board provided the sponsoring organization has submitted the proper documentation.
(c) The sponsor of the course is responsible for monitoring attendance in such a manner that verification of attendance throughout the entire course can be reliably assured.
(d) Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b), continuing education courses for professional engineers approved by an approved organization under IC 25-1-4-0.2 are automatically approved.
(State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers; 864 IAC 1.1-15-5)
864 IAC 1.1-15-6 Reporting continuing education
Authority: IC 25-31-1-17.5 Affected: IC 25
Sec. 6. (a) A licensee must sign the renewal form provided by the Indiana professional licensing agency that verifies that all continuing education requirements according to section 3 of this rule will have been met by the time of license renewal.
(b) The professional engineer shall maintain copies of certificates of completion of continuing education courses for a period of three (3) years following the end of the biennium.
(State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers; 864 IAC 1.1-15-6)
864 IAC 1.1-15-7 Continuing education audit
Authority: IC 25-1-4; IC 25-31-1-17.5 Affected: IC 25-1-4-3
Sec. 7. (a) As required by IC 25-1-4-3, the board shall conduct random audits for compliance with continuing education requirements.
(b) Action taken for noncompliance will be governed by IC 25-1-4. (State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers; 864 IAC 1.1-15-7)
Date: Feb 15,2015 12:56:29PM EST