CE Policy & Pre-Approved Events

The CE Policy outlined below is effective January 1, 2021.  CPYB certification is maintained by completing 21 hours of continuing education over a three-year period.  CE can be earned by attending, in real-time, industry training, workshops and seminars.  Certificants can check their CE balance at any time by signing into your account and clicking the View/Print My CE link viewable upon login. 

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Effective 1/1/2021

Previous Policy

Hours Required

21

30

Webinar (Min 50 Min)

1

3

Half-Day Programs (Live or Real-Time Virtual) (1)

3

5

Full-Day Programs (Live or Real-Timed Virtual) (1)

7

10

Partner Assn Membership (per yr.) (2)

1

2

Study Session Instructor

7

10

Study Session Participant

3

6

Volunteer Position - Partner Association (per yr.)

6

6

USCG License (per yr.)

2

2

CPR (per yr.)

2

2

Industry Courses

Max 10 hrs.

Upon Review

Professional Training

Max 10 hrs.

Upon Review

Deadline to self-reported CE

90 Days

12 Months

Carry-Over Hours

7

15

 

CE for pre-approved programs, where attendance is reported by the sponsoring organization, is typically uploaded to accounts within 3 business days of receiving the attendance report from the sponsor.  Self-Reported CE is typically uploaded within 3 business days of receipt.

(1) Programs eligible for CE:  Dealer Meetings; Factory Tours; Partner Assn workshops/conferences; maritime training and informational programs

(2) Partner Association Membership is confirmed before renewal. At renewal, 3-hours of CE will be uploaded to the Certificants account with the assumption of membership throughout the recertification timeframe

Questions?  Email us at certification@cpyb.net

March 2023

Tue
14
2023
March 14, 2023
11:00AM - 1:00PM EDT

International CPYB Exam Prep

Zoom

Any CPYB Candidate (or CPYB certified member) is invited to participate in this exam prep session led by Jeff Merill, CPYB. In this two-hour session, Jeff will cover key topics under each of the five Principal Knowledge categories candidates will encounter on the exam.

June 2023

Tue
13
2023
June 13, 2023
11:00AM - 1:00PM EDT

International CPYB Exam Prep

Zoom

Any CPYB Candidate (or CPYB certified member) is invited to participate in this exam prep session led by JP Skov & Craig Nann, CPYB. In this two-hour session, they will cover key topics under each of the five Principal Knowledge categories candidates will encounter on the exam.

September 2023

Tue
12
2023
September 12, 2023
11:00AM - 1:00PM EDT

International CPYB Exam Prep

Zoom

Any CPYB Candidate (or CPYB certified member) is invited to participate in this exam prep session led by Staley Weidman, CPYB. In this two-hour session, Staley will cover key topics under each of the five Principal Knowledge categories candidates will encounter on the exam.

December 2023

Tue
12
2023
December 12, 2023
11:00AM - 1:00PM EDT

International CPYB Exam Prep

Zoom

Any CPYB Candidate (or CPYB certified member) is invited to participate in this exam prep session led by Don Finkle, CPYB. In this two-hour session, Don will cover key topics under each of the five Principal Knowledge categories candidates will encounter on the exam.