PI Education is the leading provider for continuing education requirements for Alabama Private Investigators. You may verify us as an acceptable continuing education provider with Alabama Private Investigation Board.
PI Education meets all statutory requirements in relation to private investigator continuing education requirements mandated by the Alabama Private Investigation Board.
NOTE: YOU MAY TAKE NO MORE THAN EIGHT (8) CONTACT HOURS OF YOUR MANDATED SIXTEEN (16) HOURS CONTINUING EDUCATION WITH PI EDUCATION.
Alabama Continuing Education Rules
741-X-7-.01 Continuing Education
(4) Hours required.
(a) Each licensed private investigator shall complete sixteen (16) contact hours of continuing education over the two-year licensure period. Of these required hours, two (2) hours in Ethics will be required over the two-year licensure period.
741-X-7-.02 Standards for Continuing Education
(c) By completing a self-study course, such as a course offered on the internet, which has been approved by the Alabama Private Investigators Association or the Board for a specific number of continuing education hours. No more than eight (8) contact hours of continuing education units of self-study may be applied for renewal of a license.
This means you may take no more than eight (8) contact hours of your mandated sixteen (16) hours continuing education with PI Education.
As communicated by the Board, PI Education falls under this statute:
741-X-7-.02 Standards for Continuing Education Private investigator related educational offerings as described in this Chapter will be acceptable for continuing education credit provided the courses meet minimum time requirements for contact hours as stated in 741-X-7-.01 (3) and provided these organizations and their affiliates maintain records documenting educational programs and rosters of licensed private investigators who attend their programs. Such documentation shall be retained for three (3) years and made available to the Board upon request.
An acceptable Continuing Education Provider is defined as any individual, organization, institution, association, firm, or other entity that provides ongoing training services to the private investigator that directly relates to the practice of private investigation. Acceptable Continuing Education Providers are listed below:
(c) Institutions – Institutions that provide training for profit.
(d) Distance Learning – Distance learning shall include, but is not limited to, online internet-based training and correspondence courses.