Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors § A-E 4.026 - Application for registration as a professional engineer

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) FOUR YEAR COURSE OF STUDY. An applicant for professional engineer based on a four-year course of study is required to submit all of the following:
(a) A transcript verifying the applicant's bachelor of science degree in engineering from a school or college of engineering in a program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in engineering of not less than 4 years, or a diploma of graduation in engineering of not less than 4 years deemed by the professional engineer section to be equivalent to a bachelor of science degree in engineering from a school or college of engineering in a program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
(b) A specific record of 4 or more years of experience in accordance with s. A-E 4.03 within the 10 years preceding the application in engineering work of a character satisfactory to the professional engineer section indicating that the applicant is competent to be placed in responsible charge of engineering work. Experience gained in obtaining a master's degree in engineering and experience gained in obtaining a Ph.D. in engineering or in an engineering related program shall each be deemed equivalent to one year of qualifying experience.
(c) If an engineering degree is from an educational institution located outside the United States or its territories, the applicant shall provide an official evaluation by a transcript evaluation service acceptable to the professional engineer section which compares the degree to an engineering education standard acceptable to the professional engineer section. The professional engineer section may approve the degree if it finds equivalence.
(d) Evidence of successful completion of a fundamentals of engineering examination and a principles and practice of engineering examination, in accordance with s. A-E 4.07(1m).
(e) References from at least 5 individuals having personal knowledge of the applicant's engineering work, 3 or more of whom are registered professional engineers, one of whom has served as supervisor in responsible charge of the applicant's engineering work.
(f) A chronological history of the applicant's employment.
(2) TWO YEAR COURSE OF STUDY. An applicant for professional engineer based on a 2-year course of study is required to submit all of the following:
(a) A transcript verifying the applicant's associate degree from a technical school or college in an engineering course of study of not less than 2 years that is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. This shall be deemed equivalent to a degree from a technical school or college approved by the professional engineer section.
(b) A specific record of 6 or more years of experience in accordance with s. A-E 4.03 within the 10 years preceding the application in engineering work of a character satisfactory to the professional engineer section indicating that the applicant is competent to be placed in responsible charge of engineering work.
(c) Evidence of successful completion of a fundamentals of engineering examination and a principles and practice of engineering examination, in accordance with s. A-E 4.07(1m).
(d) References from at least 5 individuals having personal knowledge of the applicant's engineering work, 3 or more of whom are registered professional engineers, one of whom has served as supervisor in responsible charge of the applicant's engineering work.
(e) A chronological history of the applicant's employment.
(2m) NCEES RECORD. Submission of a record that is properly executed and issued with verification by NCEES may be accepted as evidence of the information that is required by the professional engineer section.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors § A-E 4.026
Adopted by, CR 19-075: renum. (title), (1) (intro.), (a) to (d), (2) from A-E 4.05(title), (1) (intro.), (a) to (d), (2) and, as renumbered, am. (title), (1) (intro.), (a), (b), (d), (d), cr. (1) (e), (f), (2) (d), (e), (2m) Register June 2020 No. 774, eff. 7/1/2020

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