At the completion of your continuing education session your time spent with us, 4-hours, will be submitted to the Division of Continuing Education at the University of South Carolina (USC) for processing. All participants must receive their certificates of completion from USC before they can be considered compliant with continuing education requirements for renewal of their license. Please allow 14 working days for initial processing, meaning as a provider of continuing education we will submit all information pending participant login date online. 

This is not a reinstatement on-line class. Reinstatement means that your license has expired for three years or less (SC Codes Regs. 35-23 (a)(b)(c)(d)(e).

This on-line class is an approved 4 hour CE class for active licensee renewal only.This on-line 4 hour class is NOT a re-instatement class . Re-instatement means that your license has expired for hree years or less ( SC Codes Regs. 35-23 (a)(b)(c)(d)(e) ) This on-line class have four sessions. Each session has its own purpose, objectives, and key points. The learning objectives represent the anticipated learning of the overall class. These objectives are reflected in your self-assessments. Sessions online includes three hours (51%) of safety, health, and sanitation.   We welcome the Cosmetologist who wants to share and learn more about Nail Technology. 

Online Course Content: Safety, Sanitation and Health

  • 4 Videos
  • 4 self-assessments
  • 4.3 contact hours** (Your time on-line starts when payment is received ) 
  • 1 survey (USC evaluation)

**Please Note that you have two (2) days to complete your online class. Also, verify your current Nail Technician or Cosmetologist license at  

Nail Technology: Professional, Salon, and Business Development Continuing Education Online Class

  • 1

    Session One and Session Two: Nail Technician Professional Development

  • 2

    Session Three: Nail Technician Business Development

    • Session Three: Self-Assessment

    • Session 3: IRS User Identification of Appropriate Filing

    • IRS Virtual Workshop: What You Need to Know About Federal Taxes and New Business (Lesson 1)

    • IRS Virtual Workshop: What You Need to Know about Schedule C and Tax Forms (Lesson 2)

    • IRS Virtual Workshop: How to File and Pay Your Taxes Electronically (Lesson 3)

  • 3

    Cosmetology Online Course Evaluation

    • Online Continuing Education Completion Application (required for Online credit, answer all questions)

    • Cosmetology Online Course Evaluation

South Carolina Association of Cosmetic Arts


Louise Redd

South Carolina Association of Cosmetic Arts is a non-profit association dedicated to “making a difference through education” for Nail Technicians and  the Cosmetologist. This association was founded in 1996; SCACA Alumni, an organization of former students who have become independent contractors, teachers, and business owners across the State of South Carolina. 

Today you are working towards biennial license renewal. According to South Carolina regulations ( SC Codes Regs. 35-23 a)(b)(c)(e) ),  “all persons licensed by the board of cosmetology as a nail technician or cosmetologist, must show satisfactory evidence of four (4) contact hours, or units, of instruction. This on-line class is NOT a re-instatement class. As a reminder, the time spent on today will only provide 4 contact hours  online. If, you have not taken a face-2-face class with us prior to this online class, then, you will need 4 more contact hours in a face-to-face continuing education class, also known as CEU’s. If you have not taken your face-to-face CEU class, then, the South Carolina Association of Cosmetic Arts invites you to participate in our upcoming 4 hour face-to-face continuing education class at locations provided on our web page