Sea Coast Real Estate Academy
110 Dungannon Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28403-4455
(910) 202-2845
Academy@SeaCoastRealty.com
www.SeaCoastRealEstateAcademy.net

Policies & Procedure Disclosure

Date of Publication:  July 1, 2022
Legal Name of Education Provider:  Innovative Career Education, LLC
Advertised Name of Education Provider:  Sea Coast Real Estate Academy
Name of Education Director:  Alexandria Gillen

Names of Full-Time Officials and Faculty: 

Alexandra GillenEducation Director/Instructor
Brian MoxeyOwner
Alison KellerInstructor
Ann Hughes, GRIInstructor
Carly DavisInstructor
Jason ThuringerInstructor
Kelli MinorInstructor
Marilyn Bostick, GSIInstructor
Robert GrantmyreInstructor
Sakika James MitchellInstructor
Sam Hassell, ARELLO/IDECC CertifiedInstructor
Scotty Beal, JD, GSIInstructor
Seth ChaunceyInstructor

Education Provider Certification:
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy is certified by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. The Commission’s address is 1313 Navaho Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609. Any complaints concerning the Education Provider, or its affiliated instructors should be directed in writing to the Commission. A link to the Complaint Form is provided on the Commission’s homepage (ncrec.gov).
Per Commission Rule 58H .0204, the Education Provider must provide each prospective student with a copy of the Education Provider’s Policies & Procedures Disclosure (PPD) prior to payment of any non-refundable tuition or fee. The PPD, which is required by the NC Real Estate Commission, outlines Education Provider policies plus the rights and obligations of the Provider and the student. A signed certification that a student received a copy of the PPD must be retained by the Provider. 

NO STUDENT SHALL BE DENIED ADMISSION ON THE BASIS OF AGE, SEX, RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, FAMILIAL STATUS, HANDICAPPING CONDITION, OR RELIGION.

Course Offerings
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy conducts:

  • the Broker Prelicensing Course required to qualify to take the license examination to become licensed as a real estate provisional broker in North Carolina; and
  • the Postlicensing Education Program needed for a provisional broker to remove the provisional status of such license; and
  • the annual Continuing Education courses needed to maintain a real estate license on active status.

Broker Prelicensing Course

Purpose of the Course:
Successful completion of the Broker Prelicensing Course is generally required to qualify for the North Carolina (NC) real estate license examination and to obtain a NC real estate broker license. The primary objectives of this course are (1) to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to act as licensed real estate brokers in North Carolina in a manner that protects and serves the public interest and (2) to prepare students for the NC real estate license examination. This course may only be offered by education providers certified by the NC Real Estate Commission. At Sea Coast Real Estate Academy, the Broker Prelicensing Course consists of a total of 75 instructional hours, including the end-of-course examination.
After passing the Prelicensing course, a student must submit a license application to the NC Real Estate Commission to be eligible to take the license examination. License application instructions are provided in the free publication Real Estate Licensing in North Carolina (RELINC) which is available on the Commission’s website at www.ncrec.gov. The minimum age requirement to obtain a real estate license in North Carolina is 18. 

Course Description:
Major topics addressed in the Broker Prelicensing Course include basic real estate concepts and law, property taxation, land use controls, environmental hazards, brokerage relationships and practices, real estate contracts, real estate financing, closing a real estate sale transaction, real property valuation, property insurance basics, fair housing laws, landlord and tenant, property management, federal income taxation of real estate, basic construction, basic real estate investment, North Carolina Real Estate License Law and Commission Rules, and Trust Account Guidelines. Real estate mathematics is an important component of this course and calculations will be required.

End-of-Course Exam – Prelicense
The end-of-course exam will be administered at the Sea Coast Real Estate Academy classroom location on the last scheduled day of the course for In-Class courses; or Online and proctored on the last scheduled day of the course for “synchronous” courses. 
An end-of-course exam will not be administered to any student who does not satisfy the course attendance requirement. 
Students are not permitted to bring laptops, tablets, cell phones, or similar electronic devices (other than a basic calculator) into the testing site on the day of an exam. Any student who brings such a device into the testing site on the day of an exam will be required to remove it before the exam begins.

Missed Exams – Prelicense
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy WILL allow a Broker Prelicensing Course student who does not take the initial end-of-course exam as scheduled to take a makeup exam one time within 7 days of the last scheduled day of the course at a time and date stated by the Education Provider.  If student missed initial end-of-course exam and takes the makeup exam, student forfeits the opportunity to retest should they fail.

Failed Exams – Prelicense
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy WILL allow a Broker Prelicensing Course student who takes but does not pass the initial end-of-course exam but DOES reach a 50% or higher on each section of the exam, to retake the end-of-course exam one (1) time. However, all retakes must be within 7 days of the last scheduled day of the course at a time and date stated by the Education Provider.  Student understands that there will not be any additional retake dates offered; retake exam dates are pre-scheduled and provided to students prior to signing up for the course.  Students retaking the exam must pass both the National and State sections of the retake exam with a minimum score of 75% on each section.

Eligibility Requirements for Course Completion Certificate – Prelicense
To successfully complete the Broker Prelicensing Course and receive a course completion certificate, a student must:             
a) Meet the attendance requirements,
b) Timely submit completed in-class and take-home assignments, and
c) Pass the end-of-course exam with a minimum score of 75% on each of the individual sections of the final exam (National section and State section).

All-Inclusive Tuition/Fees – Prelicense
Tuition for the Broker Prelicensing course is $399; this includes textbook (in-Class) or eBook (synchronous) and handouts. To register for a course and to receive the course textbook/eBook prior to class, STUDENT must pay a $150 non-refundable deposit. Full tuition must be paid by the FIRST class.

License Examination Performance Report

During the July 2021 – June 2022 license year, Sea Coast Real Estate Academy had 138 of our students take the 2-part state license examination for the first time within 30 days of completing one of our Broker Prelicensing Courses. 71 of those students passed on their first attempt, resulting in a 51.45% pass rate on the North Carolina Examination.

  • Sea Coast Real Estate Academy did not offer any In-Person Prelicensing courses during this time period.
  • 119 of our students completed our Broker Prelicensing Course by Synchronous instruction method. 60 of those students passed, resulting in a 50.42% pass rate on the North Carolina Examination.
  • 19 of our students completed our Broker Prelicensing Course by self-paced distance instruction method. 11 of those students passed, resulting in a 57.89% pass rate on the North Carolina Examination.
  • Sea Coast Real Estate Academy did not offer any Blended Prelicensing courses during this time period.

Broker Postlicensing Education Courses

Purpose of the Postlicensing Program
The primary objective of Postlicensing Education Program is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in the Broker Prelicensing Course on topics deemed to be of special importance to licensees.
Per General Statute 93A-4(a1), provisional brokers must complete, within eighteen (18) months following initial licensure, a Postlicensing education program consisting of ninety (90) hours of instruction in subjects determined by the Commission in order to retain eligibility to actively engage in real estate brokerage.
The Postlicensing program consists of three 30-hour courses prescribed by the NC Real Estate Commission that may be taken in any sequence. Be aware that a postlicensing course will expire two (2) years after its completion date.When a provisional broker has timely completed all three (3) courses, the provisional status of the broker’s license will be automatically terminated by the NC Real Estate Commission.  To enroll in a Postlicensing course, students must have a provisional broker license or a license on inactive or expired status if trying to activate/reinstate a license. 

Course Descriptions:

Post 301 – Brokerage Relationships and Responsibilities
Topics addressed in this course include a review of agency relationships in real estate residential and commercial sales and commercial property management transactions, a real estate broker’s legal duties to clients and customers, a step-by-step review and discussion of the functions and responsibilities of a real estate broker when working with sellers and buyers, a review of issues associated with transactions in progress when a broker leaves a firm, and a review of license status and education issues.

Post 302 – Contracts and Closing
Topics addressed in this course include selected basic contract law concepts, real estate sales contract preparation, sales contract procedures, buyer’s due diligence, closing procedures, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, closing disclosure preparation, contracts for deed, options, and selected real estate license status and education issues.

Post 303 – NC Law, Rules, and Legal Concepts
Topics addressed in this course include general NC licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous laws and legal concepts.

Course Materials – Postlicensing
Each student is required to use and have immediate access to the current editions of the NC Real Estate Manual and North Carolina License Law and Commission Rules booklet during each Postlicensing course session.
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy DOES allow a student to use the online versions of the NC Real Estate Manual and NC License Law & Commission Rules booklet during classes.

End-of-Course Exams – Postlicensing
The end-of-course exam will be administered at the Sea Coast Real Estate Academy classroom location on the last scheduled day of the course for “In Class” courses; or Online and proctored on the last scheduled day of the course for “synchronous” courses. 
An end-of-course exam will not be administered to any student who does not satisfy the course attendance requirement. 
Students are not permitted to bring laptops, tablets, cell phones, or similar electronic devices (other than a basic calculator) into the testing site on the day of an exam. Any student who brings such a device into the testing site on the day of an exam will be required to remove it before the exam commences.

Missed Exams – Postlicensing
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy WILL allow a Broker Postlicensing Course student who does not take the initial end-of-course exam as scheduled to take a makeup exam one time within 7 days of the last scheduled day of the course at a time and date stated by the Education Provider.  If student missed initial end-of-course exam and takes the makeup exam, student forfeits the opportunity to retest should they fail.

Failed Exams – Postlicensing
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy WILL allow a Broker Postlicensing Course student who takes but does not pass the initial end-of-course exam to retake the end-of-course exam one (1) time; however all retakes must be within 7 days of the last scheduled day of the course at a time and date stated by the Education Provider.  Student understands that there will not be any additional retake dates offered.

Eligibility Requirements for Course Completion Certificate(s) – Postlicensing
To successfully complete a Broker Postlicensing Course and receive a course completion certificate, a student must:              
a) Meet the attendance requirements,
b) Timely submit completed in-class and take-home assignments, and
c) Pass the end-of-course exam with a minimum score of 75%. 

All-Inclusive Tuition/Fees – Postlicensing
Tuition for each Broker Postlicensing course is $180 and is due at time of registration, no later than first day of class. Students who do not have the most current publication of the North Carolina Real Estate Manual (required text) may purchase the Manual from the School (in-class sessions only) at an additional cost of $50.00.  An online version, or hard copy, may be purchased directly from the North Carolina Real Estate Commission (www.ncrec.gov). STUDENTS must furnish their own calculators and note-taking materials.

Broker Continuing Education Courses

Purpose of the Continuing Education Program
The primary objective of the mandatory Continuing Education Program is to help assure that licensees possess the knowledge, skills, and competency necessary to function in the real estate business in a manner that protects and serves real estate consumers and the public interest.
Per G.S.93A-38.5, brokers must complete eight (8) credit hours of instruction annually in subjects approved by the Commission in order to retain eligibility to actively engage in real estate brokerage. Per Commission Rule 58A .1702, the eight hours must be comprised of an Update course and four credit hours of elective courses.

Course Description(s):

  • 2021-2022 General Update (GenUp) #9922 / #5922:
    The 2021-2022 General Update (GENUP) Course is a four (4) hour course that must be completed by all provisional and non-provisional brokers who are not brokers-in-charge and/or do not have BIC-Eligible status and who wish to renew their licenses on active status on July 1, 2022, for the 2022-2023 license year. Refer to Commission Rules 58A .1702 and 58A .1703 for a full explanation of brokers’ annual continuing education requirements and continuing education required for license activation.  Topics to be covered include:  Brokers Fiduciary Duties, WWREA Disclosure, Racial Equity, Law & Rule Updates, and Licensing & Education.
  • 2021-2022 Broker-in-Charge Update (BICUP) #8822 / #5822:
    The 2021-2022 Broker-in-Charge Update (BICUP) Course is a four (4) hour course that must be completed by all brokers-in-charge and brokers who have BIC-Eligible status and who wish to renew their licenses on active status on July 1, 2022, for the 2022-2023 license year.  Topics to be covered include:  Brokers Fiduciary Duties, WWREA Disclosure, Racial Equity, Law & Rule Updates, Licensing & Education, Responsibility for Affiliated Brokers, and Broker-in-Charge Best Practice Guide.
  • Elective: For the Good of All:  REALTOR Code of Ethics #2504 / #3639:
    REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of no less than 2.5 hours of instructional time within three-year cycles. The current 3-year COE cycle is January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021.  This 4-hour COE courses meets the COE requirements set forth by NAR and qualifies for elective credit for license renewal.  While the focus of CE course is on the “conduct” of REALTORS®, that is, the Articles and Standards of Practices as found in the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, it also addresses the Professional Standards Enforcement mechanisms allowed for in the NAR “Code of Ethics and Arbitration” manual.
  • Elective: And the Commission Says #2270 / #3624:
    This 4-hour CE elective course is based upon 81 articles published by the N.C. Real Estate Commission (NCREC) in their newsletter, Real Estate Bulletin, from 1970 to the late 1990s.  This course is designed as an interactive group exercise and allows each licensee to judge for themselves just how much they do or do not know about the requirements imposed by the NCREC.  This course begins with a “Knowledge Quiz”, but the book includes each article, in full, as appearing in the Bulletin.  If you are like most licensees who take this elective course you will discover that you do not know as much about the NCREC’s position on various positions as perhaps you initially thought.
  • Elective:  The Contract Maze #2430 / #3633:
    This 4-hour CE elective course is designed to navigate the intricate details and elusive question of “When does an offer become a contract?”  A seemingly simple question.  However, many lawsuits have arisen from sellers and buyers not agreeing on this point. This course addresses electronic signature legislation, fax, and email communications, multiple, back-up and contingent offers, and much, much more.
  • Elective:  Between the Lines: Insights from the Real Estate Bulletin #3461 / #3780:
    This 4-hour CE elective course is based upon articles published by the N.C. Real Estate Commission (NCREC) in their newsletter, Real Estate Bulletin, from 2007 to 2017.  This course is designed as an interactive group exercise and allows each licensee to judge for themselves just how much they do or do not know about the requirements imposed by the NCREC.  This course begins with a “Knowledge Quiz”, but the book includes each article, in full, as appearing in the Bulletin.  If you are like most licensees who take this elective course you will discover that you do not know as much about the NCREC’s position on various positions as perhaps you initially thought.

Course Materials – CE/Update
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy will provide each student with a copy of course materials.

Eligibility Requirements for Course Completion Certificate:
Per Commission Rule 58A .1705(a):
In order to receive credit for completing an approved continuing education course, a broker shall:
(1) attend at least 90 percent of the scheduled instructional hours for the course;
(2) provide his or her legal name and license number;
(3) present his or her pocket card or photo identification card, if necessary; and
(4) personally perform all work required to complete the course.

Tuition / Fees – CE/Update:
Update & Elective courses are $49.00 each. 

Registration, Enrollment, and Conduct

Registration:
To enroll in a course at Sea Coast Real Estate Academy, prospective students must register.  Online registration is available at www.SeaCoastRealEstateAcademy.net   Students will receive an email confirmation with instructions for books/eBooks, online links (if applicable), and course information. 

Tuition and Fees:
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy accepts the following forms of payment: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and PayPal.  Tuition for all courses must be received no later than the first day of class.

Attendance:

  • Students in an in-person or synchronous distance learning Broker Prelicensing Course must attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled instructional hours.
  • Students in an in-person or synchronous distance learning Broker Postlicensing Course or CE/Update course must attend a minimum of 90% of all scheduled instructional hours.
  • Early departures from CE/Update courses delivered in-person or via synchronous distance learning are prohibited by Rule 58A .1705.
  • Attendance will be closely monitored, including late arrivals and early departures from all class sessions and from all scheduled breaks, during in-person and synchronous distance learning courses. All time missed will be recorded for each student.  For synchronous courses, students must be always present/visible on video (except breaks).  A student not visible on camera will receive a warning to return and/or turn on camera and then be removed from class if they do not comply.  No camera on/student visible is treated as “not present in class”.
  • Students may not be enrolled in more than one class if the scheduled meeting times overlap.

Course Cancellation or Rescheduling/Refunds:
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a course as needed.  Students enrolled in a rescheduled or cancelled course will be given a minimum 24-hour notice of the cancellation or revised course schedule.
If a course is cancelled or rescheduled, students will have the following options: receive a full refund or transfer to a different class.

Withdrawals and Transfers/Refunds:
A student may withdraw from the Broker Prelicensing or a Postlicensing course by giving written notice to the School prior to the start of the course.  In such event, the student will have the following options:  Receive a full refund or transfer to a different class.
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy does offer courses OnDemand/At Your Own Pace.  Transfers between these courses and the live or synchronous courses are not allowed.
A student that terminates enrollment in a Prelicensing or Postlicensing course either with written notice to the School or by no longer attending a course on or after the first class will not be entitled to a refund of any portion of paid Tuition. No refunds will be made after STUDENT completes the first scheduled class.  STUDENT understands that withdrawal after the first class does not allow a refund but does allow STUDENT to re-enroll in another course within six (6) months from the scheduled start of the forfeited course, based on available classes and seating.  There will be a $150 Administrative Transfer Fee for Prelicense and $50 Administrative Transfer Fee for Post License to re-enroll in another class.  This re-enrollment privilege will be applied only to the first withdrawn course.  STUDENT may be required to buy a new textbook/workbook if the previous edition has become outdated. 
Any STUDENT not receiving a passing grade on the Prelicense End-of-Course Examination may retake the course one time within twelve (12) months for a $150 “returning student” fee.
Any STUDENT not receiving a passing grade on the POST license End-of-Course Examination may retake the course one time within twelve (12) months for a $50 “retake post license student” fee.

Requirements for online, synchronous courses:

REQUIREDRECOMMENDED
Computer – Laptop or desktopWired connection (as opposed to Wi-Fi)
Broadband internet access (preferably wired) *Headphones
Webcam and Microphone 
KeyboardA strong, consistent internet connection to stream audio and video in both directions  

* “Broadband” means minimum speeds equivalent to DSL, satellite, or cable connections of at least 8 mbps. Note: WIFI connections are typically significantly slower than wired connections.

PROHIBITED

Login from a cell phone or other small device.

Engagement and Attendance

  • 90% attendance policy requirement for CE and POST & 80% attendance policy requirement for Pre-license; no course credit awarded if attendance is not met, even due to connectivity issues. There are no excused absences.
  • Requirement to take the course from a quiet environment, free from distractions.
  • Requirement to connect at least 15 minutes prior to the start of each class session, but as early as possible is preferred.
  • Requirement to reply to all prompts and quizzes during the session to receive credit.
  • Agreement not to disconnect from room during breaks.
  • Requirement to close other programs/apps while class is in session EXECPT eBook, or as required/requested by instructor.
  • Students may not be enrolled in more than one class if the scheduled meeting times overlap.
  • Video cameras must be on and students visible to receive attendance credit.

Student Conduct:
Students are expected to conduct themselves in a professional, and respectful manner. Dismissal without recourse will be imposed for behavior that, in the sole judgment of instructor or staff, reflects negatively on Sea Coast Real Estate Academy, or hinders the learning opportunity for others. Please respect others by not eating, drinking, sleeping, talking out of turn, surfing the internet, texting, making, or accepting phone class, smoking or any side conversations while class is in session.  Students shall direct their attention to the instruction being provided and refrain from activities unrelated to the instruction and which are distracting to other students. If student is found to be misusing their laptop for non-class related activity, they will be asked to turn it offAll phones are to be turned off.  No tape recorders are allowed in class.

Cheating:
If a student is discovered to be cheating in any manner during an examination, the student will be immediately dismissed, will receive a failing course grade, will not be eligible for any retake or makeup policies, and will be reported to the NC Real Estate Commission [per Commission Rule 58H .0203(h)]. 

Special Accommodations Request Procedure:
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and strives to ensure that no individual with a disability as defined by the ADA is deprived of the opportunity to participate in a course.  Students requesting special accommodations must contact Sea Coast Real Estate Academy in writing 30 days before start of class as to the exact accommodations being requested. 

Inclement Weather:
In the event of inclement weather, or a local or national emergency, students will be emailed, called, or texted to receive class schedule updates.

Course Schedules:
Course schedules are published separately from this Policies & Procedures Disclosure. Schedules are posted on the Education Provider’s website www.seacoastrealestateacademy.net and are also available upon request.

Use of Technology in the Classroom:
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy is not responsible for lost or stolen electronic devices. 
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy DOES provide wireless Internet access for in-class courses. 
If wireless Internet access is provided, Sea Coast Real Estate Academy is not responsible for disruptions in or problems with the service. 
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy DOES allow the use of laptops and similar devices in the classroom provided they do not distract from the learning environment. 
If such devices are permitted, the following guidelines will be enforced:

  • Students may use electronic devices to enhance their learning, including taking notes or researching class topics, or viewing the on-line version of the NC Real Estate Manual.  Sending personal emails/texts, shopping online, visiting social networking sites, or playing games are disruptions and are not acceptable student conduct. If an instructor discovers that a student is using an electronic device for these (or similar) purposes, the student will be asked to stop the activity.
  • If the wireless internet access is disrupted during a course, Sea Coast Real Estate Academy will provide a printed copy of the NC Real Estate Manual to any student who had been using the online subscription.  The loaned NC Real Estate Manual must be returned at the end of the session.  A student who fails to return a loaned textbook will be charged the cost of the text.
  • Instructors, at their discretion, may designate times during which students may and may not use their electronic devices during class sessions. If an instructor has directed students to discontinue use of electronic devices, all students must put away their devices immediately. If a student does not follow an instructor’s direction to discontinue use student may be asked to leave the classroom.
  • Sound on electronic devices must be muted during class sessions.
  • The possession and use of electronic devices (other than a basic calculator) are strictly prohibited during all quizzes and exams.

Visitors / Guests
Courses at Sea Coast Real Estate Academy are open to enrolled students only.  Enrolled students MAY NOT bring visitors or guests to the classroom without the prior approval of the Education Director.

CERTIFICATION OF TRUTH AND ACCURACY
I certify that the policies and information contained in this Policies & Procedures Disclosure is true and correct and that Sea Coast Real Estate Academy will abide by the policies herein.

Alexandria Gillen
School Director
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy

Sea Coast Real Estate Academy

3888 Renee Dr, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

(910) 202-2845

Academy@SeaCoastRealty.com

www.SeaCoastRealEstateAcademy.net

Policies & Procedure Disclosure
Date of Publication: January 1, 2022
Legal Name of Education Provider:  Innovative Career Education, LLC
Advertised Name of Education Provider:  Sea Coast Real Estate Academy
Name of Education Director:  Alexandria Gillen
Names of Full-Time Officials and Faculty:  Brian Moxey, Alex Gillen, Sam Hassell

Education Provider Certification:
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy is approved by South Carolina Real Estate Commission.

No student shall be denied admission on the basis of age, sex, race, color, national origin, Familial status, handicapping condition, or religion.

Course Offerings

Sea Coast Real Estate Academy conducts:

  • the Prelicensing for Real Estate Salespersons (Unit 1) course isrequired to qualify to take the license examination to become licensed as a real estate provisional broker in South Carolina; and
  • the Advanced Real Estate Principles (Unit II) Modules A – E course which is required to complete prior to

Prelicensing for Real Estate Salespersons (Unit 1)

Purpose of the Unit I Course:
Successful completion of the Unit I Course is generally required to qualify for the South Carolina (SC) real estate license examination and to obtain a SC real estate broker license. The primary objectives of this course are (1) to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to act as licensed real estate salespersons in South Carolina in a manner that protects and serves the public interest and (2) to prepare students for the SC real estate license examination. This course may only be offered by education providers certified by the SC Real Estate Commission. At Sea Coast Real Estate Academy, the Unit I course consists of a total of 60 instructional hours, including the end-of-course examination.

After passing the Unit I course, a student may submit a license application to the SC Real Estate Commission at https://llr.sc.gov/re/. The minimum age requirement to obtain a real estate license in South Carolina is 18 and applicants must have a High School diploma or equivalent.

Course Description:
In the Unit I course students will learn about basic real estate principles and practices, real property, governmental controls and laws affecting real estate, pricing of real properties, real estate finance, settlement/closing, agency and other brokerage relationships, contracts, & ethics. At the end of the course, you’ll qualify to take the real estate license examination. Real estate mathematics is an important component of this course and calculations will be required.

Course Materials – Unit I
Each student is required to use Aware Textbook. This will be shipped directly to the address on file in the week prior to class. In the rare case a book is sent to the incorrect address due to an error by the student, the student will be charged the price of book and shipping to the correct address. STUDENTS must furnish their own calculators and note-taking materials.

End-of-Course Exam – Unit I
The end-of-course exam will be administered at the Sea Coast Real Estate Academy classroom location on the last scheduled day of the course for In-Class courses; or online and proctored on the last scheduled day of the course for “synchronous” courses. 
An end-of-course exam will not be administered to any student who does not satisfy the course attendance requirement.
Students are not permitted to bring laptops, tablets, cell phones, or similar electronic devices (other than a basic calculator) into the testing site on the day of an exam.

Missed Exams – Unit I
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy WILL allow a Unit I student who does not take the initial end-of-course exam as scheduled to take a makeup exam one time. If student missed initial end-of-course exam and takes the makeup exam, student forfeits the opportunity to retest should they fail.

Failed Exams – Unit I
Sea Coast Real Estate Academy WILL allow a Unit I student who takes but does not pass the initial end-of-course exam to retake the end-of-course exam one (1) time. The student will coordinate with instructor to retake the exam.

Eligibility Requirements for Course Completion Certificate – Unit I
To successfully complete the Unit I course and receive a course completion certificate, a student must:             

a) Meet the attendance requirements,

b) Timely submit completed in-class and take-home assignments, and

c) Pass the end-of-course exam with a minimum score of 70%.

All-Inclusive Tuition/Fees – Unit I
Tuition for the Unit I course is $375; this includes textbook (shipping and handling). To register for a course and to receive the course textbook the week before class, STUDENT must pay a $150 non-refundable deposit. Full tuition must be paid by the FIRST class.

Advanced Real Estate Principles (Unit II) Course

Purpose of the Unit II Course
The primary objective of Advanced Real Estate Principles (Unit II) is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in the Prelicensing for Real Estate Salespersons (Unit 1) on topics deemed to be of special importance to licensees.

Unit II consists of one 30-hour course. Upon completion of this course students must send in the Certificate of Completion to SCREC to be awarded their salesperson license.

Course Description:
This 30-hour Unit II course will bring together the topics of Agency, Contracts, Ethics, Measurement/Valuation and Fair Housing as required by the South Carolina Real Estate Commission as the final step prior to obtaining your license.

Course Materials – Unit II
Each student is required to use the provided Advanced Real Estate Principles Unit II workbook. This will be emailed to students prior to class starting.

End-of-Course Exams – Unit II
There is no end-of-course examination for this course. Each of the 5 modules will have a compulsory quiz but does not have a minimum score requirement.

Eligibility Requirements for Course Completion Certificate(s) – Unit II
To successfully complete a Broker Postlicensing Course and receive a course completion certificate, a student must:             

a) Meet the attendance requirements,

b) Timely submit completed in-class and take-home assignments, and

c) Take each of the 5 end-of-module quizzes.

All-Inclusive Tuition/Fees – Unit II
Tuition for each Unit II course is $275. This payment may be separated into a $150 deposit and $125 second payment. Full payment is due no later than first day of class. STUDENTS must furnish their own calculators and note-taking materials.