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Continuing Education Requirements

The continuing education requirements have changed for the February 28, 2015 renewal.

On November 21, 2012, Rule 61G1-24, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), outlining the continuing education hours (CEH) requirements changed from 20 hours to 24 hours(22 hours in health, safety, and welfare related courses and 2 hours in the Florida Building Code Advance course). Information regarding the requirements can be found in the F.A.C. and in the Architecture Continuing Education Handbook.
When an architect renews beginning February 28, 2015, he/she will attest to completing 24 continuing education hours for the previous two calendar years. A calendar year is January through December.
The board no longer accepts optional self directed study courses.

For additional information please visit MyFloridaLicense.com or call the Department’s Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395 regarding frequently asked questions and the continuing education handbook.

Division of Professions
Board of Architecture and Interior Design
1940 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0783

Continuing Education Transcripts

The AIA maintains online Continuing Education transcripts for all of its members. To view your transcript, go to http://aia.learnflex.net/users/index.aspx or http://myces.aia.org/ and login using your AIA membership number.

The Florida DBPR does not maintain CE transcripts. It is the responsibility of the Registered Providers for the state of Florida to report the participants CEU’s to the state. All architects are responsible for retaining proof of participation in CE courses.

More Information

For more information on State of Florida and AIA CE requirements, see the following links:

Other Facts:
  • AIA Fort Lauderdale is a Registered CE Providers
  • Courses by non-AIA Providers or Self-Designed Activities can be submitted by using the AIA / CES Self Report Form.
  • AIA Fort Lauderdale only registers its courses with the AIA – not with the state of Florida