South Carolina Code of Regulations
Chapter 105 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION-- SOUTH CAROLINA REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
105-4 - Providers of Courses.
105-4. Providers of Courses.
A. As used throughout these regulations, the term "provider" shall mean any school, organization, association, institution, or instructor.
B. Courses taught as part of a degree program at an accredited college or university and courses taught by a federal or state agency shall be deemed approved by the Commission if the courses are equivalent in hours and subject matter to those specified by the Commission. These providers are exempt from regulation by the Commission, and original transcripts or other proof of course completion with a passing grade may be recognized and accepted as a prerequisite for examination or for meeting the requirements of continuing education.
C. Accredited colleges or universities or technical, community, or junior colleges teaching courses which are not part of a degree program shall be approved if they comply with the regulations of the Commission with regard to curriculum, instructors, hours of attendance, classroom facilities, texts, examinations, and Certificates of Completion, as well as the policies and procedures of the appropriate department of the institution.
D. Courses offered by other providers shall be approved if they comply with the regulations of the Commission with regard to curriculum, instructors, hours of attendance, classroom facilities, texts, examinations, Certificates of Completion, and if the policies and procedures of the provider are also approved by the Commission.
E. All schools, organizations, associations, institutions, and other educational providers must be in good standing, and must be competent to administer and supervise the instruction of real estate subjects to the public.
F. Providers seeking approval to offer and conduct real estate or property management pre-licensing instruction and/or real estate continuing education instruction must apply on a form approved by the Commission and must be approved by the Commission and issued a Certificate of Approval prior to the commencement of any instruction. Providers offering courses prior to approval shall not have their Certificates of Completion recognized by the Commission.
HISTORY: Added by State Register Volume 23, Issue No. 5, eff May 28, 1999. Amended by State Register Volume 41, Issue No. 5, Doc. No. 4724, eff May 26, 2017.