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Since 2003 PacePDH.com has delivered over half a 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.
 

Florida Architect Continuing Education Requirements for the 2023 Renewal

Architects are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education (22 hours in health, safety, and welfare related courses and 2 hours in the Florida Building Code advance course).

Continuing Education credits for the 2/28/2023 renewal must be completed by 12/31/2022.
Refer to the Architecture Continuing Education Handbook for additional information.

 

Florida Interior Designer Continuing Education Requirements for the 2023 Renewal

Interior Designers are required to complete 20 hours of continuing education (14 hours in health, safety, and welfare related courses, 2 hours in the Florida Building Code advance course, and 4 hours in optional or health, safety, and welfare related courses).

Continuing Education credits for the 2/28/2023 renewal must be completed by 2/28/2023.
Refer to the Interior Design Continuing Education Handbook for additional information.

 

Advanced Course Requirement

Both Architect and Interior Design licensees are required to obtain a minimum of 2 hours of continuing education by completing an approved provider’s specialized or advanced course, approved by the Florida Building Commission, on the Florida Building Code, relating to the licensee’s respective area of practice for future renewals.

Note on course reporting:
Architecture and Interior Design continuing education course providers are exempt from reporting attendance rosters.
 

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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

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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

If you are an architect or interior designer in Florida, you have found the right place to take continuing education courses that satisfy the requirements of your license renewal. Our CE courses include the advanced building code courses as well as informative and interesting courses in green construction, legal matters and contract administration.

Complete your continuing education hours with Pace, an AIA approved provider that offers more than just CE. Pace benefits for Florida Architects and Interior Designers include a free website, a referral program, free classifieds and more. Choosing Pace for your continuing education requirements means great service and flexibility to take courses at your convenience.

Pace proudly services architects and interior designers with CE credit hours in all cities and counties in florida including, but not limited to,:

Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Dade, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lee, Leon, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Seminole, St. Johns, Volusia

Daytona, Ft. Lauderdale, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, Punta Gorda, Tampa, Tallahassee

 

 

Architect and Interior Design continuing education course providers are exempt from reporting attendance rosters.

Courses that are automatically accepted for continuing education credit but not specifically assigned a course number by the department (i.e. AIA, IDCEC, NCARB, etc.) cannot be reported or manually entered into the department’s computer system

Licensees do not provide completion certificates at the time of renewal, they simple attest required CE hours have been completed. If a licensee is selected for audit they will be required to produce course completion certificates to verify attendance. Pace completion certificates can be printed immediately upon successful course completion, and also will remain available to print through the Pace site for at least six years.

Important Notice Regarding Online CE History

Both architects and interior designers are required to obtain educational instruction or training, in subjects or courses approved by the Board, prior to the license expiration date.

Architects are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education (22 hours in health, safety, and welfare related courses and 2 hours in the Florida Building Code advance course). Refer to the Architecture Continuing Education Handbook for additional information.

Interior Designers are required to complete 20 hours of continuing education (14 hours in health, safety, and welfare related courses, 2 hours in the Florida Building Code advance course, and 4 hours in optional or health, safety, and welfare related courses). Refer to the Interior Design Continuing Education Handbook for additional information.

Advanced Course Requirement
Licensees are required to obtain a minimum of 2 hours of continuing education by completing an approved provider’s specialized or advanced course, approved by the Florida Building Commission, on the Florida Building Code, relating to the licensee’s respective area of practice for future renewals. Licensees are advised to verify the course validity before attending the course.