Following are some examples which illustrates the qualified and non-qualified activities for PDH requirements
Qualified PDH Activities
- Completing or attending courses, seminars, instruction, in-house programs, or training of engineering or surveying content related to the licensee’s field of practice.
- Attending technical or professional society meetings when an engineering topic is presented as a major part of the program.
- Teaching a course for the first time or teaching a course which was previously taught if considerable amount of time was spent in updating material.
- Attending satellite down-link video courses where attendance is verified and program material meets the requirements.
- Performing computer software instructional courses in order to improve one’s business or profession.
- Completing language courses to improve one’s business or profession.
- Completing management or ethics courses that relate to the improvement of one’s business or profession.
- Completing correspondence courses on an engineering/surveying topic where lessons are prepared and returned for correction and/or grading and where testing at the end of the course is required.
Non-Qualified PDH Activities
- Regular employment.
- Real estate licensing courses.
- Personal, estate, or financial planning.
- Personal self-improvement.
- Service club meetings or activities.
- Equipment demonstrations or trade show displays.
- Topics not relevant to engineering or surveying professions.
- Enrolment without attendance at courses, seminars, etc.
- Repetitive attendance or teaching of the same course.
- Participating in committee meetings or general business meetings of any organization.
- Conversational language courses for personal use.