How to use Gleim Online CE/CPE

Table of Contents

  1. Registering for an Account
  2. Purchasing an Online CPE Course or a Multi-Hour Package Plan
  3. Selecting a New CPE Course
  4. Returning to an Active CPE Course
  5. Gleim Online CPE Course Study Elements
  6. If You Do Not Pass a Qualified Assessment
  7. Logging Out of Gleim Online CPE

  1. Registering for an Account
    • Gleim Online CPE courses make use of a universal username/password that can be used for most Gleim Online products. If you do not already have an online account established, please register for an account.
    • If you do not have an online account with Gleim and you plan to order a course, the order process will create an account for you. Click here to view our CPE Course Catalog page.

    Note: You must register for a Gleim Online Account before you are able to take one of our free courses.


  2. Purchasing an Online CPE Course or a Multi-Hour Package Plan
    • You may purchase an Online CPE course or CPE multi-hour package plan by visiting our CPE Course Catalog page. Alternatively, you may purchase a CPE course or package of hours by calling 800.874.5346.

  3. Selecting a New CPE Course
    1. Log in using the login link in the upper-right hand corner of this page.
    2. Navigate to www.gleim.com/accounting/cpe and click on the Course Catalog link located on the white bar at the top of the page. The Course Selection screen lists all available courses as well as previously passed courses.
    3. Click the course name corresponding to the course you wish to begin.
    4. This course is designed for your convenience. You may log out at any time during the course, and your current position and all work will be saved. The next time you log in, you may continue from where you stopped.

  4. Returning to an Active CPE Course
    1. Log in using the login link in the upper right-hand corner of this page.
    2. Click the Online Course tab, and then the Online CPE: Transcript link.
    3. Click the Continue button to the right of the course name you want to return to. You will be taken to your current location in that course.

  5. Gleim Online CPE Course Study Elements
  6. Your course may contain the following Instructional Elements:

    1. An Audiovisual presentation with true/false Introductory Questions.
      1. An interactive overview of the subject matter.
    2. An Audiovisual presentation without true/false Introductory Questions.
      1. A brief lecture on the contents of the course.
    3. A Video Lecture
      1. A brief lecture on the contents of the course.
    4. A quiz with true/false Introductory Questions.
      1. An alternative introduction to the materials that gauges your strengths and weaknesses.
    5. A Knowledge Transfer Outline with Study Questions.
      1. A comprehensive treatment of the subject matter with immediate quizzing on the subunit topics.
    6. A Knowledge Transfer Outline without Study Questions.
      1. An in-depth discussion of the course topics in searchable, printable PDF format.
    7. A multiple-choice Study Quiz with Review Session.
      1. An interactive quiz that allows immediate review of questions answered incorrectly.
    8. A multiple-choice Qualified Assessment with Review Session.
      1. A final assessment of your comprehension of the materials - you must answer 70% (80% for Florida Ethics) of the questions correctly to receive credit for the course.

  7. If You Do Not Pass a Qualified Assessment
  8. If you have achieved a grade of LESS than 70% (80% for Florida Ethics) on the Qualified Assessment, you will be able to retake it. First, go back and review in the Knowledge Transfer Outline the subject matter that was difficult. Once you feel satisfied with your knowledge level, click on the Qualified Assessment to retake it.


  9. Logging Out of Gleim Online CPE
  10. You may log out of the system at any time using the Logout link in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. We will remember your place within your course, and you can return to it at any time you wish.

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