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Certification Requirements
Certification Criteria Requirements Method of Compliance
1. Experience Minimum of 5 years SE work Work description provided in the application and Substantiating letters (See Certification Program Detail“Experience Applicable to Certification” for definition of applicable experience. See Certification Program Detail“Colleagues/Peers Used for References” for definition of who may serve as references and attest to experience.)

2. Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a technical field from an accredited institution. Additional engineering experience must be substituted if lacking a technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Minimum of 5 more years of engineering experience with Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a non-technical field (total minimum of 10 years)
  • Minimum of 10 more years of engineering experience with no degree (total minimum of 15 years)
A copy of a college transcript or a diploma is required to substantiate attainment of the degree.

3. SE References Minimum of 3 technical references that confirm experience and recommend certification Letters from supervisors/colleagues may be the substantiating letters that confirm the SE experience

4. SE Knowledge Pass Exam Certification exam results provided by the test organization

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