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North Carolina Continuing Education Requirements

North Carolina Administrative Code 21 NCAC 02.0903 Continuing Education Requirements

  1. Every registrant shall obtain twelve (12) contact hours for each calendar year.
     
  2. The contact hours shall be obtained in structured educational activities intended to increase or update the architect's knowledge and competence in technical and professional architectural subjects directly related to safeguarding public health, safety and welfare("HSW"), whether delivered by direct contact or distance learning methods.

North Carolina Administrative Code 21 NCAC 02.0905 Continuing Education Record Maintenance and Verification


  • To renew your license you must show that you obtained the contact hours during the previous CALENDAR year.
     
  • The hours are reported on your individual renewal. A simple statement asking if you have complied with the CE rule is on the form; you must check a box indicating “yes” or “no”. DO NOT SEND CONTINUING EDUCATION LOGS WITH RENEWAL TO THE BOARD OFFICE. You do not have to send your log unless you are specifically audited.
     
  • The CE rule provides three ways to log your CE credit.  A self-made log showing the type of activity claimed, sponsoring organization, location, duration, the name of the instructor and amount of hours earned, or a file of attendance certificates or other type of evidence of participation, or Records maintained by the AIA/CES.
     
  • The records must be retained for a period of six (6) years after the credit is claimed.

For more information, visit the North Carolina Board of Architecture CE Website.


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Environmental


Course Sample Credit Hours Price
multimedia courseBuilding for Energy Efficiency (BSP/T/GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseCool Roofs for Warm Climates (GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
   PDF courseCool Roofs for Warm Climates PDF (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseEnergy Efficient Roofs (GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseEnergy Efficient Ventilation Techniques (GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseEnvironmentally Safe Paints and Painting Techniques (GEN) (HSW) 1.00 $19.00
multimedia courseRaising the Roof (GEN) (HSW) 2.00 $38.00
   PDF courseStrategies to Achieve Net-Zero Energy Homes PDF (HSW) 2.00 $38.00

Legal



Occupant Comfort


Course Sample Credit Hours Price
multimedia courseIndoor Environmental Quality (GEN) (HSW) 3.00 $57.00
   PDF courseSound Advice for Acoustics PDF (HSW) 4.00 $76.00

To renew your license you must show that you obtained the contact hours during the previous CALENDAR year.

The hours are reported on your individual renewal. A simple statement asking if you have complied with the CE rule is on the form; you must check a box indicating “yes” or “no”. DO NOT SEND CONTINUING EDUCATION LOGS WITH RENEWAL TO THE BOARD OFFICE. You do not have to send your log unless you are specifically audited.

The CE rule provides three ways to log your CE credit.  A self-made log showing the type of activity claimed, sponsoring organization, location, duration, the name of the instructor and amount of hours earned, or a file of attendance certificates or other type of evidence of participation, or Records maintained by the AIA/CES.

The records must be retained for a period of six years after the credit is claimed.

Every registrant shall obtain 12 contact hours for each calendar year. The contact hours shall be obtained in structured educational activities intended to increase or update the architect's knowledge and competence in technical and professional architectural subjects directly related to safeguarding public health, safety and welfare("HSW"), whether delivered by direct contact or distance learning methods.