Registered Texas architects, interior designers, and landscape architects are required to complete 12 hours of Continuing Education every year.
CE Requirement:12 CEPHs (Continuing Education Program Hours) annually. All 12 CEPHs must qualify as Health, Safety & Welfare (HSW) credits. At least 1 CEPH must be related to Barrier-free Design♿ and at least 1 CEPH must be related to Sustainable or Energy-efficient Design🍃
CE Reporting Cycle: Calendar year (January 1 to December 31).
Acceptable Coursework: The Texas Board of Architectural Examiners does not pre-approve courses or providers of continuing education. Use your professional judgment to determine if an activity meets the Board's criteria as summarized on the Board's website.
Reporting of Credits: Providers CANNOT report continuing education credits earned to the Texas Board. Registrants must use the CEPH Log to accurately track and report courses.
Tracking of Credits: Members are responsible for maintaining proof of successful completion of continuing education activities for at least 5 years from date of completion.
Audit: A random sample of registrants will be audited. If audited (and only if audited), registrants will be asked to produce proof of compliance in the form of a CEPH log and corresponding certificate of continuing education or transcript showing courses completed.
Carry-over Credits: A Texas Architect is permitted to carry-over 12 CEPHs from the previous year in excess of the required credits for renewal.