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South Carolina Continuing Education Requirements:

Total Hours Core Elective Hours
You Need: 10 4 6
We Offer: 10 4 6
License Renewal Period: 2 years

South Carolina Requirement Detail for Real Estate Continuing Education

The CE Shop is an approved real estate CE School in South Carolina; license number 318

Continuing Education and License Renewal Date: 6/30 every two years

Hours Required By The State: 10 hours

  • 4 core hours
  • 6 elective hours

The CE Shop's Offering: 10 hours

  • 4 core hours
  • 6 elective hours

Note: As part of their 2018 renewal, Brokers-in-Charge must complete the four (4) hour Broker-in-Charge continuing education course which will count towards satisfying their elective requirement of six (6) hours.

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 course has an individual expiration date which is 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: Upon completion of the course, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic certificate of completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies. Please refer to your license renewal application to determine if you need to submit your Certificate of Completion with your license renewal request. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date of your Certificate of Completion will reflect this.

Additional Licensing Information:

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.

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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