Kentucky Interior Design Continuing Education Requirements
Cindy Grant, Jul 31, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Kentucky Interior Designers requires them to complete 12 Professional Development Units (PDUs) every year. 8 of these must be on Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) topics.
- CE Requirement: 12 hours of Continuing Education (PDUs) every year. Of which, 8 PDUs must qualify as Health, Safety & Welfare (HSW).
- Renewal Deadline: September 30 of every year.
- CE Cycle: Annual - Credits must be earned in the year immediately preceding the certificate expiration date, meaning continuing education must be earned beginning October 1 and ending September 30 of the following year.
- Acceptable Coursework: The Kentucky Board of Architects - which regulates Kentucky Interior Design certificates - does not pre-approve courses or providers. Courses approved by IDCEC or AIA under the HSW designation are generally acceptable. However, it is the certificate holder's responsibility to use his/her professional judgment to determine if an activity meets the Board's criteria as summarized in this post and - most importantly - as detailed on Board's website. Final discretion is up to the board.
- Reporting of Credits: A list of PDUs completed shall be submitted with the Certification Renewal Application Form each year. Design Arts Seminars reports credits electronically whenever possible.
- Tracking of Credits: Certified Interior Designers are responsible for maintaining proof of successful completion of continuing education activities for at least 2 years from the date of submission of the annual report to the board.
- Audit: The Board randomly reviews up to 10% of the certificate holders to verify compliance with continuing education requirements. At the request of the board, those audited will need to provide documentation to support the PDUs claimed at renewal.
- Are you registered in another state? If so, check out the Interior Design Continuing Education Requirements.
- Also maintaining a professional membership? Check out the continuing education requirements for ASID and IIDA.
- Have any questions? Post comments or questions on this blog or contact Design Arts Seminars, Inc.