To promote SE licensure in all jurisdictions to provide a common national certification.
To determine the level of unique and additional education, examination, and experience necessary to perform the science and art of Structural Engineering.
To provide the public and stakeholders with an identification instrument that distinguishes an engineer with those unique and additional qualities necessary to perform structural engineering.
As the result of agreements between the Structural Engineering
Certification Board (SECB), the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), and the National
Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA), SECB enacted a two-year minimum
open enrollment method beginning January 1, 2013, for licensed professional engineers
practicing structural engineering since at least July 1, 2005, to attain certification
based upon experience and education. During this
period, the normal SECB exam requirements are waived for
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SECB firmly believes that its certification of structural
engineers should be an interim step towards structural
licensure, not an alternative.