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Oregon Architects

Requirements: 24 hours biennially

Architect registration certificate numbers issued by this Board ending in even numbers will expire on June 30th of even-numbered years; and certificate numbers ending in odd-numbers will expire on June 30th of odd-numbered years.

All courses must be HSW related.  All 24 hours can be taken in online courses. The Board accepts courses that are registered with the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Course Info:

(c) Health, Safety and Welfare subjects are those technical and professional subjects deemed appropriate to safeguard the public and that are necessary for the proper evaluation, design, construction, and utilization of buildings and the built environment, including but not limited to the following enumerated areas:

(A) Building Systems: structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, communications, security, fire protection;

(B) Construction Contract Administration: contracts, bidding, contract negotiations.

(C) Construction Documents: drawings, specifications, delivery methods;

(D) Design: urban planning, master planning, building design, site design, interiors, safety and security measures;

(E) Environmental: energy efficiency, sustainability, natural resources, natural hazards, hazardous materials, weatherproofing, insulation;

(F) Legal: laws, codes, zoning, regulations, standards, life safety, accessibility, ethics, insurance to protect owners and public;

(G) Materials and Methods: construction systems, products, finishes, furnishings, equipment;

(H) Pre-Design: land use analysis; programming, site selection, site and soils analysis, surveying;

(I) Preservation: historic, reuse, adaptation;

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Oregon Architect Frequently Asked Questions

I’m an AIA member. Do you report my continuing education hours to the AIA?

Yes. We report all continuing education hours to the AIA after you complete your continuing education with us, if you are an AIA member.

Do you report my results to the Oregon Board?

The way it works in Oregon, you will renew your license and check the box letting them know you completed your mandatory architect continuing education. If the board audits you, they will ask you to provide your certificates of completion for your architect continuing education courses.

Do you offer any architect continuing education training that is not online or correspondence?

We offer online and correspondence continuing education to renew your Oregon architect license. We do not offer any classroom continuing education courses for Oregon architects. We find that most students prefer to complete their continuing education online on their computer, smartphone, or tablet – or out of our course booklet.

Do you provide me with a certificate of completion when I finish your continuing education course?

Yes, all graduates of our Oregon architect continuing education course will receive a certificate of completion. We can either email, mail, or fax the certificate to you.

What if I still have questions about completing my Oregon architect continuing education courses?

No problem. Just call our continuing education specialists at (888)564-9098 or email us at .