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South Carolina Continuing Education Requirements:

Total Hours Mandatory Elective
You Need: 10 8 2
We Offer: 10 4 2

South Carolina State Requirement Details for Real Estate Broker-In-Charge 

Renewal Date: 6/30 every two years

Hours Required: 10 hours

  • 4 hours - Mandatory hours
  • 4 hours - Core hours
  • 2 hours - Elective hours

Broker-in-Charge: As part of their 2018 renewal, per South Carolina Section 40-57-340, a broker-in-charge shall provide proof of satisfactory completion biennially of ten hours of continuing education in courses approved by the commission. The ten hours must include a minimum of four hours of instruction in mandated topics for a broker or salesperson license and four hours of continuing education must be in advanced real estate topics designed for brokers-in-charge.

The CE Shop’s Offering: 10 hours

  • 4 hours - Mandatory hours
  • 4 hours - Core hours
  • 2 hours - Elective hours

The CE Shop is an approved provider in South Carolina.

Provider Approval Number: 318

Reporting: Beginning July 1, 2017, the South Carolina Real Estate Commission requires schools to report course completions within fourteen days from the course completion date. Course completions will be reported within this time frame.  

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date. Each individual course will have an expiration date listed in your account. 

Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with at least a 75% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Certificates: Immediately upon real estate course completion, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic copy of the course certificate of completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies at a later time. Please refer to your renewal application to determine if you need to submit your certificate(s) of completion with your renewal. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificate of completion will reflect this.

License Renewal Process: The process to renew in this state is to log in to the licensing system online and follow the prompts to renew. 

Post-Licensing: New Salespeople in their first renewal cycle need to complete a 30-hour post-licensing course that can only be completed in a classroom setting within 12 months of being licensed. Currently, The CE Shop does not offer this course.

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South Carolina Real Estate Commission

Street Address: Synergy Business Park, Kingstree Building 110 Centerview Dr, Ste 201, Columbia, SC 29210

Mailing Address: PO Box 11847, Columbia, SC 29211-1847

Telephone: 803.896.4400

Fax: 803.896.4427

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