AIA is approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA Provider # J607) to provide online continuing education courses to architects.

Since 2003 has delivered over 1.3 million online continuing education hours to more than 50,000 AEC professionals nationwide. Our online interactive audio/visual courses feature narration, images and illustrations. Our PDF format is a non-timed, read-only course with online testing at the end.
 Note to AIA Members: New AIA rules do not allow its members to retake the same course at any time.

Washington Continuing Education Requirements

Washington Administrative Code WAC 308-12-250 Continuing Education Requirements 

  • To maintain your practice, you must complete 24 professional development hours (PDH) within your 2-year license period.
  • At least sixteen (16) of the 24 PDH must address public health, safety and welfare (HSW).
  • If you earn more than 24 PDH in the 2nd half of your license period, up to 12 of the extra hours can be carried over to the following 2-year license period.

Washington Administrative Code WAC 308-12-270 Continuing Education Record Maintenance and Verification

  • You must maintain the records of your professional development activities.The records must include the date of the activity, the provider's name, a description of activity and its location and the number of PDH.
  • You must keep your records for the cumulative time in the current renewal period plus the three years before the last renewal (five years total).
  • By renewing your professional architect license, you attest you have completed the required professional development for that renewal period.

For more information, visit the The Law Relating to Architects Website.

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Course Sample Credit Hours Price


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


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