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PCI is proud to offer the first education management system dedicated to the precast concrete and precast structures industries, the PCI elearning Center.  All courses offered through this system satisfy the continuing education requirements of engineers in all 50 states!  As an AIA provider, PCI is able to offer architects approved Learning Units to satisfy their continuing education requirements.  Be sure to bookmark us and visit often as we populate this interface with more and more free, easy-to-access, always-available coursework. 


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PCI Courses

Fire Resistance of Architectural Precast Concrete Envelopes [DN-31] (1 PDH or 1 HSW/LU)

UPDATE: From the Summer 2014 issue of ASCENT magazine, this article offers 1 HSW Learning Unit of continuing education after successfully passing the assessment quiz.


About PCI

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) was established to foster greater understanding and use of precast and prestressed concrete products.  PCI is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, maintains a full staff of technical, marketing and education specialists, and has organization and individual members all over the world.

At any time, if you have any questions about PCI you can click on our logo at the top of the page to visit our website, or visit us at http://www.pci.org


Program Goals

The goal of this distance learning program is to provide quality education on precast and prestressed concrete topics to:

  • Increase awareness of the benefits of precast/prestressed concrete
  • Develop interest in designing and building with precast/prestressed concrete
  • Foster an increased understanding of precast concrete as a building material and system
  • Develop relationships with target influencers and decision makers
  • Position PCI as a leading education resource for the precast concrete structures industry

If you have any comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact the PCI Education Department at (312) 360-3219.

More Information

For more information about this site, about precast/prestressed concrete products, or about PCI, please visit our website at www.pci.org or call us at (312) 786-0300.

About This Site

The PCI elearning Center is the result of feedback from attendees just like you. Although local face-to-face (f2f) learning environments are close to home and inexpensive, busy professionals know that your schedule may not allow you to attend at a set time. You’ve consistently asked for recorded versions of our courses in order to meet your locality’s continuing education requirements with the top-quality programming for which PCI is well known. You want on-demand distance education taught by renowned industry professionals covering precast/prestressed concrete topics ... and we listened!


Continuing Education Credits

PCI is an approved education provider with the following organizations:

National Council of Examiners of Engineers and Surveyors (NCEES): All courses offered through this site are approved to grant Professional Development Hours (PDH) at a 1:1 ratio, or 1 PDH for every hour of instruction.



American Institute of Architects (AIA): Courses offered through this site may be approved to grant Learning Units (LU) at a 1:1 ratio, or 1 LU for every hour of instruction. Be sure to verify a course's approved status in the course description.  AIA members must provide their AIA numbers when registering for a course in order to obtain credit.


 U.S. Green Building Council (USBGC): A limited number of courses may offer GBCI CE credit, earned at a 1:1 ratio, or 1 GCBI CE for every hour of instruction. Be sure to verify a course's approved status in the course description.

Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE): All courses offered through this site are approved to grant professional development Hours (PDH) at a 1:1 ratio, or 1 PDH per hour of instruction to all professional engineers registered in the state of Florida.  PCI will report the hours directly to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.  You must provide your Florida PE number in its entirety in order to obtain credit on your FBPE transcript.



The PCI eLearning Center would would not be possible without the generousity of our sponsors.  PCI would like to thank: