||Before you can apply to take the Illinois SE Exam, you must qualify
by providing documentation of your education and work experience. You must also pass
the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (you may take the SE and FE at the same time). After your
application for qualification is approved, you will be allowed to apply to take the examination.
||Next, you need to
complete an application
to take the SE Exam and submit it to IDFPR. The application
requires you submit your education transcripts and a verification of employment. The SE exam consists of
2 8-hour exams, which must both be passed to receive your SE license. Scoring is
Pass/Fail and you will not know your score.
The application deadline is November 15, 2013 for the April 2014 exam, and May 15, 2014
for the October examination. Applications for must be in the Department by that date.
||Every 2 years, following the receipt of your license, you
30 hours of Continuing Education credits. You are not required to submit documentation of completion unless
you are audited, but audits can be requested at random. See the opportunities above for more information
on continuing education events.