As a condition of registration renewal, every registrant shall show evidence that he or she obtained fifteen (15) professional development hours (PDH's) during the previous year. If a registrant exceeds the annual requirement in any year, he or she may carry a maximum of eight (8) PDH's forward into the subsequent year.
Consult the following table to verify the conversion of other units of credit to PDH units:
|1 College or unit semester course (3 credit hours)
|1 College or unit quarter course (3 credit hours)
|1 Continuing Education Unit
|1 Hour in course work, seminars, professional conventions, workshops
|1 Hour of teaching in course work, seminars, professional conventions, workshops.
|Each published paper or article on engineering subjects.
Each registrant is responsible for his or her own professional development activities. The registrant shall maintain the records to be used to support credits claimed for professional development activities. These records shall be maintained for three renewal periods. Copies of these records and supporting documentation may be requested by the Board for audit verification purposes.
Consult §7-1-10 of the West Virginia State Registration Law for Professional Engineers for details on acceptable records and exemptions.