OGC E-Learning – Recertification

Each certification is renewed every 3 years at a fee of $65. 

No examination is required for recertification, provided the individual has maintained a log of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities over the 3-year period and gained a minimum of 30 hours of CPD during that time. 

CPD hours  can be gained by: 

  • Attending training courses
  • Attending OGC technical committee meetings
  • Attending OGC teleconferences (e.g. Working Group or testbed teleconferences)
  • Attending OGC conferences
  • Attending conferences of OGC alliance partners (see http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/alliancepartners)
  • Taking part in OGC hackathons or plugfests
  • Authoring an OGC document (e.g. Discussion Paper, Engineering Report or other)