South Carolina Insurance Training & Educational Courses

In order to sell insurance in South Carolina you must pass the state insurance examination. The exam is difficult but with the proper courseware and a commitment of time for study, the student can get through licensing. ITA America provides insurance license training in life, health, property/casualty and securities. Our courses are online, easy to understand, available 24/7 and designed to help pass the exam on the first try. ITA America also offers online insurance continuing education classes for those licensed producers who must meet their CE requirements in order to renew their license.

Many of the thousands of monthly visitors to our website have already made the decision to get licensed and sell insurance, but others are still considering an insurance career. It is for these people that ITA America introduced PATHWAYS, an online assessment tool designed to aid in the decision process. PATHWAYS also provides additional tools to help newly licensed insurance agents succeed in the early months. If you are already committed to a career in insurance but not yet committed to an insurance company to represent, let us help you find the best match. We have many contacts in your area with insurance industry recruiters.

ITA America provides recruiting assistance for insurance industry and insurance company recruiters. If you are an insurance recruiter and would like additional information on ways that we may be able to help find quality candidates give us a call or send us an email.

Insurance Training Associates provides online license training in all areas of South Carolina including:  Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston, Greenville, Rock Hill, Mount Pleasant, Spartanburg, Sumter, Hilton Head Island, Florence.  

Educational Courses

Course Type Purchase
Pre-License Training Online training that meets state requirements starting as low as $109 View Courses
Continuing Education Online courses that meets state requirements as low as $5 View Courses
Securities Training Series 6 Online Course | Series 63 Online Course as low as $109 View Courses
Pathways Strategic consulting modules for each crucial decision starting as low as $29 View Courses

Insurance Licensing Requirements in South Carolina:

South Carolina does not require pre-licensing training before taking the licensing exam. Applicants for Life, Health, Property and Casualty insurance should prepare for the exam and register with the Testing Provider: Prometric at 800-490-6548 or

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Continuing Education Requirements in South Carolina:

Hour Requirements:
24 hrs biennially

Line Specific Requirements:

3 hrs - Producers must complete 3 hrs of Ethics as part of the total requirement

3 hrs - Property/Casualty producers who sell flood insurance must complete the one-time 3 hr NFIP course

Long Term Care Partnership
8/4 hrs
 - Licensed producers wanting to selling LTC Partnership policies must complete 8 hours of LTC Partnership by 7/1/09 prior to selling and 4 hours of LTC Partnership every renewal period

4 hrs - Effective 9/25/2011, all producers currently
licensed to sell/solicit/negotiate annuity products must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours by 3/25/2012. All producers licensed on or after 9/25/2011 must complete this training prior to selling/soliciting/negotiating such products. 

Compliance Renewal Date:
5/1 of even-numbered years

Carryover Hours:
A maximum of 18 hours may be carried over to the next renewal period

Course Repetition:
Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in a three-year period

Reporting Method:
Course provider reports credits earned to the CE Admininstrator (Prometric)

Reductions to CE Requirement:



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