|Board Phone:||(803) 896-4408|
|Board Staff:||Alice DeBorde|
|Advice Counsel:  ||Donnell Jennings   **|
|Directions:||110 Centerview Dr, Columbia SC|
**The Office of Advice Counsel is responsible for
providing legal advice to all Boards, Commissions
and Panels. These attorneys do not provide legal
advice to parties outside LLR.
Biennial requirements: 24 hours total.
Twenty-Four (24) hours must be in topics related to health, safety and welfare (HSW) of the public.
Reporting period is from July 1 through June 30.
CEH – Continuing Education Hour. One CEH is equal to 50 minutes contact (clock) time. Twenty-Four CEHs all in HSW are required biennially.
ACCEPTABLE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Credit will be allowed only for participation in continuing education activities where independent verification is provided. “Independent verification” means documentation of attendance by a sponsor or the sponsor’s designee. Activities must be in topics related to health, safety and welfare (HSW) of the public.
Acceptable continuing education activities include the following:
NUMBER OF CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS EARNED FOR VARIOUS ACTIVITIES
Continuing education credits shall be measured in Continuing Education Hours (CEH) and shall be computed as follows:
No carry-over of continuing education hours into the next biennial licensure period is permitted. However, carry-over within the licensing period is allowed.REPORTING
Each registrant shall submit an affidavit (which may include a list of activities such as the AIA/CES Transcript) attesting to the fulfillment of continuing education requirements during the preceding period of two fiscal years (July 1 through June 30).RECORD-KEEPING AND AUDITING
The registrant is responsible for retaining proof of participation in continuing education activities. Supporting documents may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Registrants shall retain proof of fulfillment of requirements for a period of two years after submission in the event the affidavit is selected for audit.
The Board will biennially select a number of renewal applications randomly for audit for verification of compliance with these requirements. Upon request by the Board, documentation shall be submitted to substantiate compliance.
The board has final authority with respect to accepting or rejecting continuing education activities for credit.
If the Board disallows claimed credit for continuing education hours, the registrant shall have forty-five (45) calendar days after notification of disallowance of credit to substantiate the original claim or earn other continuing education credit which fulfills minimum requirements.