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Do you find it difficult to obtain continuing education units (CEUs)? Through this special series, ASPE can help you accumulate the CEUs required for maintaining your Certified in Plumbing Design (CPD) or Certified Plumbing Design Technician (CPDT) status or numerous regulatory-agency CE programs.

Registered Ohio Professional Engineers:

Click here to review the state's continuing professional development policy and the limits to technical articles. Ohio refers to their continuing education as continuing professional development (CPD) and is not to be confused with the CPD acronym or Certified in Plumbing Design. Read more about the renewal process here. ASPE's Read, Learn, Earn self-paced articles would be considered a 'correspondence course' in the state of Ohio.

CE Articles and Exams

Click on a link below to find the latest CE article and exam. Reading the article and completing the accompanying test will allow you to apply to ASPE for CEU credit. For most people, this process will require approximately one hour. If you earn a grade of 90 percent or higher on the test, you will be emailed a certificate of completion worth 0.1 CEU.

Exams are posted on the first day of the month.

After participating in an ASPE educational program visit ASPE’s CEU Validation Center.   

Download the article you wish to read with the accompanying test at the end, then submit your answers online! After reading the article, log in to our website (above) to verify your membership, then choose the respective quiz to submit online. Nonmembers: First create an account using the email address to where your CEU certificate will be sent (top right of website) then return here to select the appropriate link where you'll be prompted with a payment screen.

Call 224-217-9016 or email education at with all questions.

Please note: the preferred browsers to take the RLE quizzes are Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.

Month No. Article Online Submission
Sept. 2017 251 Plumbing Fixtures
Aug. 2017 250 Storm Drainage Systems 
July 2017 249 Fire Protection System
June 2017 248 Private Sewage Disposal Systems
May 2017 247 Sanitary Drainage Systems
Apr. 2017 246 Compressed Air Systems
Mar. 2017 245 Grease Interceptors
Feb. 2017 244 Valves
Jan. 2017 243 Cross-Connection Control
Dec. 2016 242 Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Nov. 2016 241 Plumbing for People with Disabilities
Oct. 2016 240 Fuel Gas Piping System
Sept. 2016 239 Vents and Venting


Want to refresh your memory or reference old Read, Learn, Earn articles? While you can't earn CEU credit for reading these articles they are now available for you to download. Click here for the listing (members only).


Please email education at or call 224-217-9016 with questions about this program.