Hawaii PE License – FE Exam
The Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing Division (PVL) implements the licensing for 48 various professions and vocations. This division makes provisions for staff support to the licensing regulatory, manages applications and licenses, examines and processes renewals and maintains license records. It is also the responsibility of the division to provide guidance for proper implementation of the licensing laws and administrative rules for the 48 licensing areas.
It ensures that people who are entering these practices must be able to meet the minimum standards of competency (including passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam), and maintain such standards during their practice. The Board makes final licensing decisions and penalize those who violate the licensing laws.
Board Contact Information:
|Address||335 Merchant Street Honolulu, HI 96813|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam application||$75|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam||$0|
|Fee for FE re-exam||$0|
|Fee for EIT certification||N/A|
|Fee for EIT certification by comity or transfer of EIT||$15|
|Fee for EIT renewal||$0|
|Frequency of EIT renewal||N/A|
When can I take the Engineer in Training exam? Not Specified, see website for details.
What educational programs are accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Any EAC/ABET, TAC/ABET, ASAC/ABET or Non EAC/ABET, TAC/ABET, ASAC/ABET accredited engineering, engineering technology, or related science 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 either accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, one that ABET accredits as substantially equivalent, 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? Yes, programs either accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board or one accredited by accrediting bodies from countries signatory to the Washington Accord and listed in ABET publications.
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 discipline-specific engineer, restricted to practice in a specific field, which is usually the discipline of the professional examination taken for licensure