Interactive Map: South Carolina

Who is the governing agency?

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Contractors Licensing Board
Synergy Business Park; Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, S.C. 29210


What are the Initial requirements for a licensed Security/Fire Alarm Installer?

An applicant must submit a completed application to the South Carolina Contractors Licensing Board, including:

– all applicable fees

– a Certificate of Liability Insurance

– Score sheets from the required Technical and Code of Law exams

– Proof of NTS Level 1 Certification (Burglar Alarm)

– NICET Level II certificate of completion for fire alarms

South Carolina does have reciprocity with Alabama, Georgia, and Texas.


What are the continuing education requirements for South Carolina?

All Elite CEU license specific coursework is approved by NICET for the renewal of NICET Certifications. To update your NICET Certification, review our Fire Systems Category or Industry Code Category for applicable coursework. Remember, this is not a State specific Certification, and our coursework is approved across State lines. For up to date information and requirements for your Certification renewal, you can visit the NICET website here.

There are no requirements for continuing education at this time.

All Elite CEU Inc. courses and Certifications are available for General Education.