Engineering Ethics 2021 (1 PDH Online)

General Ethics Review for All States, History, Organizations - ASME, ASCE, NSPE, Engineers Creed, Canons, Steps to Ethical Decision Making, Review Cases

Imagine a convenient and affordable way to complete your continuing education requirements for your PE license renewal. You have found it. E1 Education was created because we know how expensive and difficult it can be to complete your continuing education hours each year.

This course will first review the history of engineering and ethics. You will learn about the Tay Bridge Collapse of 1879 and the New London, Texas school disaster which took the lives of 294 people. Then you will review the Engineers' Creed, Preamble, Fundamental Canons, the nine steps to ethical decisions making and conclude by reviewing two ethics cases.

The course material is intended for you to study at your own pace. You may stop and restart at any time. Your course and quiz progress will be saved when you return. See below under Course Curriculum for free a preview of the course and quiz. The preview video explains how the course works. After purchasing the course, you will have the option to watch and listen to the video or move directly to the full presentation as a portable document format (pdf) at the same time as you are taking the quiz.

You must get a passing grade of 70% for the course and you can retake the quiz if necessary. You can use "control + f" to search the page and the pdf files to help with the quiz. Once you pass the quiz, you can download the completion course certificate. If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected].


Course Curriculum



Your Instructor


Richard Edgar, PE, MBA
Richard Edgar, PE, MBA

Richard is an accomplished business, sales and engineering manager with a with over 24 years of combined experience including contract work at NASA and 20+ years in energy business. Richard has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and master’s degree in business administration. He received his PE license in Texas in 2001 and has served on numerous technical committees including ASTM, ASHRAE, NEMA, ASCE and IEEE. Richard has been granted permission to use the National Society of Professional Engineers' Code of Ethics for Engineers in engineering ethics training courses. [email protected]



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and expires in 3 years. It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. If you need more time, please email us at [email protected]
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 3 years - across any and all devices you own. If you need more time, please email us at [email protected]
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Is this course accepted by my state?
Yes, we guarantee this course meets the requirements of all states except Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey and New York. These states have special requirements and will be listed as separate courses. If you encounter a problem, we will refund your money.

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