Frequently asked questions for SC

Do I need to take all my online course hours with the same provider?


Yes, all of your 4 hours of CEU'S (2023 renewal) needs to be taken with the same provider. This includes instructors as well. You can gain all 4 hours needed with Excel's online courses. This includes instructor's as well.




When will I recieve my certificate from the University of South Carolina?


The complete cycle can take up to 21 to 28 days. It varies. It depends on holidays and if everyone is busy with renewals. We at Excel will have to process your information and send out to The Unversity of South Carollina. Next, the university has to process your information and send out a certificate of completion. Next, the university will send your information to LLR. LLR will process and then update their system.




Im a new licensee. Now what?


If this is your first time renewing your license, you are not required to complete continuing education.




Im not intersted in a CE courses. Can I purchase a video online for advance learning?


Yes you can. Please check the menu for carrer advancement courses.




I'm a South Carolina licensed beauty professional and I changed my name. What steps do I need to take to change that for my license?


Please submit a paper renewal application along with a copy of legal documentation such as marriage license and or divorce decree to the address listed on the application.




When does my license expire in SC?


On or before 11:59 p.m. March 10th of every odd numbered year.




How many hours do I need to complete during my 2 year license period in SC?


You must complete a total of 4 hours of continuing education (2023 renewal) during your 2 year license period. Also, all 4 hours can be completed online. If you are reinstating your license (lapsed license) you will need to gain all hours requested by the board.Only 6 of 12 hours can be gained online.If you need 24 hours to reinstate your license you can can gain12 hours online the other 12 hours will need to be from an in person class. Please check out our informative online courses.




Can I complete all of my required hours online?


Yes you can recieve all 4 hours online for 2023 renewal.




What can I expect after taking Excel's online courses.


Please allow 1-2 weeks to recieve a certificate in the mail from the University of South Carolina. You will need to keep this certificate in a safe place for possible future references.




Do I need to complete my online CEU courses in one session?


No, you are able to take a break and come back to the course. Please watch video(s) in its entirety. You will be prompted to answer a pop up question. After watching the online course you will be prompted to type in your professional information (license number, profession type, address). Excel's software is fully automated.




Can I watch online CEU courses via my mobile phone?


Yes. You can use your mobile phone to watch CE online courses.




Will there be a pop up question for each video?


Yes.Please answer to proceed forward with course.




Does Excel Continuing Education offer onsite classes in SC?


Yes we do. Please check Onsite Cosmetology CEU Courses on site.




Can anyone order Career Development Courses?


Yes, if you are an inspiring beauty professional or a seasoned professional, Career Development courses will be perfect for you. You don't have to be in SC to purchase these courses. These courses are non-CEU.




I already have my CEU's but I am interested in a CEU class you are offering to further my career. Can I attend?


Yes you can attend a CEU class even if you don't need the hours to renew your license.




While taking an online CE course, when will I give my professional information (license number, profession, address)?


At then of the course you will be prompted (fully automated) to give your professional information. Please list your name as listed with the board (how it appears on your professional license). Excel 's courses are fully automated. There is no need to email the provider to give information or when you complete the course. Our intuitive system notifies us.