Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors § A-E 11.03 - Continuing education requirements

Current through March 28, 2022

(1)
(a) During each biennial registration period, unless granted a waiver under s. A-E 11.07, every registrant shall complete at least 24 hours of approved continuing education except that between initial registration and the first renewal period a new registrant is not required to comply with the requirements for the first renewal of registration.
(b) Continuing education shall be in the topics or subject areas of landscape architecture, building design, landscape design, environmental or land use analysis, life safety, landscape architectural programming, site planning, site and soils analyses, plant material, accessibility, lateral forces, selection of building systems and structural systems, construction methods, contract documentation and construction administration, or the Wisconsin statutes and rules regulating landscape architects.
(c) No less than 16 hours shall be in HSW topics.
(d) No less than 2 hours shall be in professional conduct and ethics.
(2) Continuing education activities that will meet the requirements of sub. (1) include the following:
(a) Online, correspondence, televised, videotaped, or other short courses or tutorials.
(b) A college or university course in the area of landscape architecture or related sciences. One college or university semester credit hour of course work is equivalent to 16 continuing education hours and one college or university quarter credit hour of course work is equivalent to 12 continuing education hours.
(c) Landscape architecture programs, seminars, tutorials, workshops, short courses or in-house courses conducted by an instructor where the student and instructor interact simultaneously in real-time, including traditional classroom or live events.
(d) Presentations at related technical or professional meetings at which at least one hour is spent discussing landscape architecture or attending a lecture on related topics, or both. Each qualified meeting may be awarded one continuing education hour.
(e) Teaching courses or programs on landscape architecture topics. Teaching credit may be counted for teaching a course for the first time only and does not apply to faculty in the performance of their regularly assigned duties. Three continuing education hours shall be awarded for every 50 minutes of teaching or presentation, not to exceed a total of 6 hours per biennium.
(f) Authoring landscape architecture related papers or articles that appear in circulated journals or trade magazines. One continuing education hour may be awarded for every 50 minutes spent in authoring a landscape architecture related paper or article which is published in a circulated journal, not to exceed a total of 6 hours per biennium.
(g) Serving as a jury panel member on a professional landscape architect work or design competition.
(h) Providing professional service to the public by serving as an officer or committee member of a technical or professional society, board, commission or other organization related to landscape architecture. Two continuing education hours shall be awarded for one full year of service, not to exceed a total of 2 hours per biennium.
(i) Educational tours of landscape architecturally significant projects which are sponsored by a college, professional organization or system supplier, not to exceed 8 continuing education hours per biennium.
(3) Continuing education hours shall be completed within the 2 year period prior to the registration renewal date.
(4) A landscape architect who fails to meet the continuing education requirements by the renewal date, as specified in s. 440.08(2) (a) 38m., Stats., may not engage in the practice of landscape architecture until the registration is renewed based upon compliance with the continuing education requirements, unless granted a waiver under s. A-E 11.07.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors § A-E 11.03
CR 09-081: cr. Register June 2010 No. 654, eff. 7-1-10. Amended by, CR 20-064: am. (1) (a) Register May 2021 No. 785, eff. 6/1/2021

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