South Carolina Professional Engineer – FE Exam
South Carolina State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors was established to safeguard public health and welfare by properly regulating the practice of engineering and land surveying. By ensuring that those involved in engineering and land surveying are qualified and maintain high standards throughout their practices, the Board upholds its most important mission of protecting the citizens of the State of South Carolina.
All the important information regarding the FE Exam Dates, FE Exam Costs, FE Exam Registration Deadline and locations for local FE Exam Reviews can be found in the South Carolina State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors’ website.
Board Contact Information:
|Name||Jan B. Simpson|
|Address||P.O. Box 11597 Columbia, SC 29211-1597|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam application||$0|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam||$135|
|Fee for FE re-exam||$135|
|Fee for EIT certification||$0|
|Fee for EIT certification by comity or transfer of EIT||$0|
|Fee for EIT renewal||$0|
|Frequency of EIT renewal||N/A|
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, TAC/ABET or Non-EAC/ABET accredited engineering program. However, further education and/or experience may be required prior to taking the PE exam if you graduate from a program other than EAC/ABET. See the Boards website for details.
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, programs ABET accredits as substantially equivalent, or programs accredited by accrediting bodies from countries signatory to the Washington Accord or listed in ABET publications.
Are there any programs equivalent to TAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? No
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? Engineer, 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