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Start your South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions (BFI) mortgage broker career with confidence with our NMLS-approved mortgage courses. Be prepared for the South Carolina mortgage loan originator NMLS exam with our 20-hour South Carolina SAFE course. This comprehensive course meets the SAFE Act mortgage pre-license education requirements for new mortgage loan officers. 


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20 Hour SC-BFI SAFE Comprehensive Applying Mortgage Knowledge to Exam Preparation is a test-focused mortgage pre-licensing course, organized to review topics specifically outlined in the National Mortgage Loan Originator Test Content Outline. This course meets the federal mortgage training requirements found in the SAFE Act and helps to prepare students for the National Mortgage Loan Originator Test. This MLO pre-licensing online course also satisfies the required 3 hours of South Carolina law.

3 Hour SC-BFI SAFE: Review of South Carolina Mortgage Law (OIL)

SKU : 4309SC00450C00

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Elective


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3 Hour Review of South Carolina Mortgage Law (BFI) provides a review of the laws that impact mortgage activities in South Carolina. In Module 1, students will review the South Carolina State Board of Financial Institutions and the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs, important definitions, provisions related to the licensing and operation of mortgage lenders and mortgage brokers, and the mortgage log requirement. In Module 2, students will review the mortgage broker fee agreement and provisions of the law which outline prohibited practices and required conduct for licensees, as well as disciplinary action that may be taken for violations of the law. Students will also review provisions of the law related to consumer home loans. This online - instructor led course meets the 3-hour South Carolina BFI-specific pre-licensing education requirement for loan originators and offers a thorough review of the information and laws that license applicants must understand in order to make, broker, or originate loans in compliance with South Carolina law.

PLATINUM: Mortgage Exam Prep Suite with Prep xL Personalized Learning

SKU : national-nmls-mortgage

Category | Exam Prep


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Take your Mortgage License Exam Prep to the next level with personalized learning!

This online Platinum Mortgage Exam Prep Suite includes Prep xL Personalized Learning, a sophisticated mortgage exam prep tool for anyone that is preparing to take their mortgage license exam. It leverages personalized learning technology to tailor study materials and create customized learning paths to help ensure you pass the NMLS mortgage exam on your first try! Perfect for individuals who have limited experience in the mortgage industry and need to pass the NMLS mortgage exam.

This package includes:

- NMLS Exam Test-Taking Tips

- SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator National + UST Content Material

- OVER 1200 questions

- Eight Simulated Exams

- OVER 800 Interactive Flashcards

- Personalized Dashboard

- Real-time Reports

- Mobile Compatible

NOTE: This is not an NMLS-approved course and will not satisfy the pre-license education requirements.

GOLD: Mortgage Exam Prep Suite

SKU : 4304US00050A00

Category | Exam Prep


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Gain confidence in taking the rigorous NMLS exam!

This online mortgage license package is designed for individuals who have some experience in the mortgage industry, and need to pass the NMLS mortgage license exam. It includes comprehensive tools including test-taking tips, comprehensive content and over 375 practice questions.

This online mortgage license exam prep package includes:

- NMLS Exam Test-Taking Tips

- SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator National + UST Content Material

- 375 practice questions

NOTE: This is not an NMLS-approved course and will not satisfy the pre-license education requirements.



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  • NMLS approved mortgage pre-licensing, continuing education and late CE courses
  • NMLS test prep tools to help you pass your NMLS license exam
  • Over 20 years of mortgage education experience

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South Carolina BFI Mortgage License Requirements

Learn about the South Carolina (BFI) mortgage education requirements for mortgage licensing.

In the state of South Carolina (BFI), mortgage loan originators are required to:

    1. Complete a Criminal Background Check (CBC).
    2. Authorize a credit report through the NMLS.
    3. Fulfill all state and federal education requirements as designated by your state agency.
    4. Take and pass both National Component and South Carolina State Component Tests.
    5. Have attained the age of at least eighteen years of age.
    6. Work for a licensed mortgage lender (W2 employee).
    7. Have never had a loan originator license revoked in any governmental jurisdiction.
    8. Have not been convicted of, or pled guilty or nolo contendere to, a felony in a domestic, foreign, or military court (1) during the ten-year period preceding the date of the application for licensing or (2) at any time, if the felony involved an act of fraud, dishonesty, breach of trust, or money laundering.
    9. Submission of an authorization to release.

South Carolina (BFI) NMLS Pre-Licensing Education Requirements:

New state-licensed MLOs are required to complete 20 hours of NMLS-approved education. This includes:

  • 3 hours of federal law
  • 3 hours of ethics
  • 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending training
  • 3 hours of South Carolina-specific law
  • 9 hours of electives

South Carolina (BFI) Continuing Education Requirements:

State-licensed MLOs are required to complete 8 hours of NMLS-approved mortgage education annually beginning the year they are licensed (unless PE was completed in the same year). This includes:

  • 3 hours of federal law
  • 2 hours of ethics
  • 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending
  • 1 hour of South Carolina-specific law

MLOs are advised that to comply with the SAFE Act’s “successive years” rule, they may not take the same CE course two years in a row.

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