Thursday, 11 October 2018

School of PE Provides a One-Stop-Shop for Professional Engineering Education

Since 2004, School of PE has made its goal to provide valuable educational experiences to help engineers obtain professional licenses. From the FE exam and beyond, School of PE prides itself in helping engineers through every step in obtaining and maintaining their licenses. Wondering how? Read more below:

FE Exam


The first step in becoming a professional engineer is to take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE or EIT) exam. This exam is typically taken by undergraduate seniors or recent college graduates. To be eligible to take this exam, applicants must be enrolled in or have graduated an accredited university.

How School of PE Prepares Exam Applicants for the FE Exam

School of PE offers exam review courses for all of the FE exams NCEES offers. Each FE exam review course that School of PE offers is 72 hours long and is taught by engineers. School of PE’s FE pass rate is much higher than the national average, with the average pass rate of all FE courses combined being at 91%. The national pass rate for all combined FE exams is 74%. * 

Below is the list of FE courses School of PE provides: 



PE Exam


Generally, an engineer is required to obtain four years of engineering experience after passing the FE exam to proceed to the next step in licensure: taking and passing the Principles and Practice (PE) exam. According to NCEES, “The PE exam tests for a minimum level of competency in a particular engineering discipline.” After passing the PE exam, the exam applicant will become licensed and can be referred to as a “professional engineer.”

How School of PE Prepares Exam Applicants for the PE Exam

School of PE offers exam review courses for the majority of NCEES PE exams. Although varying in hours, all PE review courses provide over 60 hours of interactive refresher and workshop sessions. School of PE’s PE pass rates are much higher than the national average, with the average pass rate of PE courses combined being at 89%. The national pass rate for the equivalent PE courses is 70%. *

Below is the list of PE courses School of PE provides: 


Continuing Education


After passing the PE exam, it is required by most states for an engineer to periodically continue their education. State regulations for continuing education vary. For example, Texas has an annual renewal period while Kansas has a biennial renewal period. Currently, 42 out of the 50 state boards require some sort of continuing education. The continuing education requirements can include activities such as attending engineering PDH webinars, taking an online PDH course, or attending an engineering conference.

How School of PE Helps Professional Engineers Renew Their Licenses 

School of PE is a division of EduMind. EduMind, an International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) accredited company, provides a wide variety of continuing education courses for engineers who need to obtain PDH credits for license renewal. EduMind has a course library that contains more than 600 continuing education courses, including online classes and webinars. 

*Per Pass Rates Recorded Between July-December 2017
**Per October 2017 Pass Rates

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