|Board Phone:||(803) 896-4681|
|Board Staff:||Missy Jones|
|Advice Counsel:  ||Mary League   **|
|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.
Eight (8) hours of continuing education credit is due at renewal time by October 1 of odd numbered years from every licensed optician. Two (2) hours of the eight (8) may be in practice management.
If the optician holds a contact lens license, an additional two (2) hours is due in contact lens work. This makes a total of ten (10) hours due from contact lens dispensing opticians.
Four (4) hours of continuing education credit is due annually by October 1 from every registered apprentices.
The criteria for course approval by South Carolina is as follows:
1. General criteria requirements for all education:
2. Specific requirements for education administered in South Carolina in addition to all the requirements listed above in #1:
If you have questions, please direct them to the board's office at:
South Carolina Board of Examiners in Opticianry
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, S.C. 29211-1329
Telephone: (803) 896-4681
Fax: (803) 896-4719
You may contact the board's office also for dates of approved educational hours that are offered in South Carolina.