Kentucky Professional Engineer – FE Exam
Established by an Act of the Kentucky General Assembly in 1938, the Kentucky State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors’ highest mission is to safeguard the public health, safety and welfare through the licensing and monitoring of individuals and firms deemed qualified to practice.
The Kentucky State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors ensures that people who are entering these practices must be able to meet the minimum standards of competency (including passing the FE Test), and maintain such standards during their practice. The Board makes final licensing decisions and penalize those who violate the licensing laws.
Board Contact Information:
|Name||B. David Cox|
|Address||Kentucky Engineering Center
160 Democrat Drive Frankfort, KY 40601
|Fee for FE/EIT exam application||$15|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam||$70|
|Fee for FE re-exam||$140|
|Fee for EIT certification||N/A|
|Fee for EIT certification by comity or transfer of EIT||$15|
|Fee for EIT renewal||$5|
|Frequency of EIT renewal||Annually|
When can I take the Engineer in Training exam? If you are enrolled in an EAC/ABET accredited engineer program, you can take the exam in your last year before graduating.
What educational programs are accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Any EAC/ABET accredited engineering program.
Are there any programs equivalent to EAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Yes, programs accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.
Does the Board accept equivalent Foreign Education? Yes, uses or requires the applicant to use a Foreign Education evaluation service to determine eligibility.
What are acceptable Foreign Evaluation systems: CPEES (Center for Professional Engineering Education Services)
When in the licensing process is an applicant required to obtain a foreign degree evaluation? Prior to taking the Engineer in Training (EIT), FE exam.
What terms are restricted in their usage in the state? Variations of “engineer” (e.g., registered engineer, licensed engineer), and Professional Engineer
How does state license Engineers? As a professional engineer, allowed to practice in his/her area(s) of competency, regardless of which discipline of the professional examination was taken for licensure.