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CEUs is a measure used in continuing education programs that applies to many licensed professions who are required to obtain in order to maintain their license(s). Such professions include but are not limited to: architects, engineers, school administrators, teachers, nurses, interior designers and social workers. CEU requirements may differ from each state.

NYS recognizes IACET as an approved sponsor and therefore accepts the IACET CEUs issued by TSCTA. To confirm TSCTA’s Authorized Provider status, please click here and enter “TSC” in the Filter by Name field.

  • Architects: Every NYS licensed and registered architect must complete 36 hours of continuing education during each three-year registration period. A minimum of 18 of the 36 hours of continuing education must be completed through courses of learning. For additional information, please click here.
  • Engineers: 
Professional Engineers in New York must register with the State Education Department every three years to practice their profession. For registrations due on or after 1/7/2007, professional engineers will be required to complete 36 contact hours of continuing education in each three-year registration period.* For more information, please click here.
  • Land Surveyors:  Land Surveyors in New York must register with the State Education Department every three years to practice their profession. To register, individuals must complete 24 hours of continuing education during each three-year registration period. For more information, please click here.

The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) sole purpose is to certify practitioners in the safety profession. Individuals are required to re-certify every 5 years. One IACET CEU is equivalent to one re-certification point for students and instructors. For more information on BCSP, please click here.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP): Certificate holders must accumulate 25 points every 5-years to recertify. Under Category 7, participation in continuing education courses and seminars, individuals can earn an unrestricted number of points per year.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST): Certificate holders must accumulate 20 points every 5-years to recertify. Under Category 7, participation in continuing education courses and seminars, individuals can earn an unrestricted number of points per year.
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST): Certificate holders must accumulate 20 points every 5-years to recertify. Under Category 7, participation in continuing education courses and seminars, individuals can earn an unrestricted number of points per year.
  • Certified Environmental, Safety and Health Trainer (CET): Certificate holders must take 30 hours of safety and health courses, retake the Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) exam or earn the OHST, CHST, or CSP every 5-years.