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Spring 2018 Civil PE Construction Exam Prep Course


To receive information on our fall 2018 course once it becomes available, contact MnSPE.



  • Online, live webinar only
  • T/Th evenings 6-9 Central Time Feb. 6 - March 29
  • Includes 6 breadth topic webinars, 6 depth topic webinars and 1 informational webinar
  • $700/members; $900/non-members
  • Registration deadline - Feb. 5
  • Free retake GUARANTEED if you don't pass your PE exam
  • Purchase additional timed access to webinars and course materials
  • Access webinar recordings upon registration
  • Participate in online discussion group with your classmates
  • 15% MnSPE discount on PPI books
  • Refunds
  • Register and pay online
  • Download a registration form



  • $700 – MnSPE and/or NSPE dues-paying members (this rate does not apply to six month free members)
  • $900 – Non-members
  • $800 – New MnSPE six month free members (You MUST be located in MN - Join MnSPE now to take advantage of this rate)
  • Free retake? Email MnSPE and request the promo code
  • Purchase additional timed access to webinar recordings and handouts from this course for $100/mo. or $500/six months (through the date of the October 2018 PE exam) - Learn More
  • Group webinars are available – contact MnSPE
  • Books not included in the above rates


Pass Rates

SPRING 2017: 61% (combined civil PE test takers)

FALL 2016: 79% Pass (of known test takers)

SPRING 2016: 81% Pass (of known test takers)
FALL 2015: 86% Pass (of known test takers)

SPRING 2015: 89% Pass (of known test takers)



Webinar Schedule and Details

  • Specific webinar dates and subjects are noted below but are subject to change. A final schedule will be sent to all confirmed registrants. 
  • Webinar classes will meet live from 6:00 - 9:00 pm Central Time


 Tues. Feb. 6       
About the PE exam and this class
 Thurs. Feb. 8
Materials (breadth)
 Tues. Feb. 13
Soils (breadth)
 Thurs. Feb. 15
Structural Mechanics (breadth)
 Tues. Feb. 20
Site Development / Means & Methods / Project Planning (breadth)
 Thurs. Feb. 22
Geometrics (breadth)
 Tues. Feb. 27
Hydraulics & Hydrology (breadth)
 Thurs. March 1
No Class
 Tues.March 6 Construction & Operations Methods I
 Thurs. March 8
No Class
 Tues. March 13
Construction & Operations Methods II/Earthwork & Construction Layout I
 Thurs. March 15
Earthwork & Construction Layout II / Estimating Costs & Quantities
 Tues. March 20
Scheduling / Material Quality & Control, Production I
 Thurs. March 22
No Class
 Tues. March 27
Material Quality & Control, Production II / Temporary Structures I
 Thurs. March 29
Temporary Structures II / Health & Safety
 Fri. April 13 PE Exam


Access Webinar Recordings Upon Registration

  • Confirmed registrants will receive a link to all webinars recorded for the fall 2017 course as an additional study tool
  • Spring 2018 course webinars will be recorded as they occur and available for student review
  • All webinar recordings can be streamed by current students through April 13, 2018 (downloads not available)


Refunds will be issued through the fourth scheduled class session. The amount refunded will be prorated minus the number of class sessions already held regardless of whether or not you attended those classes. After the fourth class is held, no refund will be issued.

Waiting for confirmation you’re approved to sit for the exam? If you receive notification you are not eligible to sit for the April 2018 PE exam after registering and paying for this course, contact MnSPE to discuss your options.


Order your books through PPI using a special promo code and get 15% off with the MnSPE partner discount unless otherwise noted. View all PPI materials at ppi2pass.com; the prices initially shown do not reflect the 15% discount and do not include shipping and handling. Promo code discount is valid on individual book purchases only; packages are already discounted. Register for this course and receive the promo code upon registration.

Required Books

  • PE Civil Reference Manual for the PE Exam (CERM15P), 15th Edition by Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
  • Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam (CEPP15), 15th edition by Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
  • Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam: Construction Depth Problems, 2nd edition by Elaine Huang
  • Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam, 2nd edition by Thomas Korman
  • NCEES PE Civil Engineering Construction Practice Exam (No discount available on this publication)

 Recommended but not required (available via the PPI Partner link above):

  • Civil Engineering Solved Problems (CESP8), 8th edition by Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
  • Construction Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam, 3rd edition by Beth Lin Hartmann
  • NCEES Reference Handbook (9.2 Version for Computer-Based Testing) - Available via free download (This FE exam resource has good information for PE exam candidates as well)


If you don't pass the April 2018 PE exam, you can enroll in a future PE exam prep course FREE within one year/two exam cycles. See the MnSPE Review Course Policies for details.






MnSPE's PE and FE exam prep courses are offered in partnership with PPI


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