193D—3.2(544B,17A) Continuing education requirements. In order for professional landscape
architects to provide competent, professional services to the public, continuing education shall consist
of learning experiences that enhance, expand and keep current the skills, knowledge, and abilities
of practicing professionals. Professional landscape architects may pursue learning experiences in
technical, nontechnical, regulatory, ethics and business practice areas, provided that the continuing
education directly benefits the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
3.2(1) Hours required. Each registrant shall complete during each two-year licensing term a
minimum of 24 hours of continuing education approved by the board. Compliance with the continuing
education requirements is a prerequisite for license renewal.
3.2(2) Within any biennial renewal period, 24 hours of continuing education must be acquired
and shall be in health, safety, and welfare subjects acquired in structured educational activities. Hours
acquired in any 24-month renewal period may not be carried over to a subsequent 24-month renewal
period. Continuing education hours may be acquired in any location.
3.2(3) A professional landscape architect who holds a license in Iowa for less than 12 months from
the date of initial licensure shall not be required to report continuing education at the first license renewal.
A professional landscape architect who holds a license in Iowa for more than 12 months, but less than
24 months from the date of initial licensure, shall be required to report 12 hours of continuing education
in health, safety, and welfare subjects earned in the preceding 12 months at the first license renewal.
Continuing Education CE Audit Form for Non-HSW Courses (Please attach this form with your course materials)