(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
(c) No less
than 16 hours shall be in HSW topics.
(d) No less than 2 hours shall be in
professional conduct and ethics.
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.
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
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
(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
(4) A landscape architect who
fails to meet the continuing education requirements by the renewal date, as
specified in s.
(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.