Frequently asked questions for SC

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

Yes, all of your 6 hours of Ceu needs to be taken with the same provider.

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

Normally you will recieve your certificate within 1-2 weeks.

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 Ceu courses. Can I purchase a video online for advance learning?

Yes you can. Please check our advance learning courses page.

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 12 hours of continuing education during your 2 year license period. Also, 6 of 12 hours can be completed online. Please check out our informative online courses.

Can I complete all of my required hours online?

No you can not. You can only complete 6 of twelve hours online. Please know that all six online hours must be with the same provider.

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 please answer the questions fully on the evaluation form for accreditation.

Can I watch online CEU courses via my mobile phone?

No, online video courses must be watched on PC, Laptop, or Mac devices.

Will there be a pop up question for each video?

Yes. Please answer to proceed forward with course. Provider will be provided with the results.

Do I need to fill out forms after watching courses?

You will need to fill out two forms: Evaluation Form and Cosmetology Information Form. Please filll out thoroughly and submit.

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 purchased the online course and I just see a blue screen.

Check to see if you are using Internet Explorer. If so, please use Googe Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Firefox. A lot of sites cannot perform using Internet Explorer; they are known not to perform well and has a lot of bugs.

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.