CE Requirements for Licensure


62-531.300 Application Requirements for Water Well Contractors.
(1) The Water Management Districts shall accept applications for licensing as a water well contractor from any person who is at least 18 years of age, has knowledge of those rules adopted by the Department and the District which deal with the regulation of water wells, has at least two years experience in constructing, repairing, or abandoning wells, and has taken and completed a minimum of twelve 12 approved coursework hours earned in the two-year period directly preceding the last day (July 31st) of the biennial renewal cycle.
Note: If a water well contractor has received his or her first license within 180 days before the end of the biennium renewal of licenses, the continuing education requirements shall be waived for the licensee’s first renewal cycle.

62-531.330 Water Well Contractor License Renewal.
3) Water well contractor licenses shall be renewed only after the license holder has completed twelve (12) approved coursework hours for CEC earned in the two-year period directly preceding the last day (July 31st) of the biennial renewal cycle.

Example: Twelve (12) CE credits earned during the CEC accural period, from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2019, can be used towards license renew for the August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2021, contractor biennial licensing cycle.

 


In order to be able to renew your license or sit for your exam with the WMD, you must have all 12 credits and conversion fees submitted to the FWWA office by the July 31, 2019 deadline. If you don’t meet this deadline, please contact your WMD for further renewal information.

As a reminder, a minimum of six (6) hours must be in the rules/well construction category (R/R), no more than six (6) hours may be in the business/safety practices category (S/B) and you can receive a maximum of three (3) hours online.