Kat Messenger's Dealer Training

South Carolina Dealer College: Pre-Licensing Education

In order to be licensed as a non-franchise Motor Vehicle Dealer in South Carolina, you are required to complete an approved 8 hour Pre-Licensing class. This class will meet that requirement, and provide you with in-depth information on state and federal rules and regulations. These are just some of the topics covered:

  • How to get your dealer’s license
  • What you really need to know about bonds and insurance
  • SC rules and regulations for dealers
  • The exciting world of titles and registration
  • The do’s and don’ts of dealer plates
  • What's up in Washington – federal rules
  • The wonderful world of financing

The Pre Licensing class is $295 and includes follow-up and support services. Payment in advance is requested, if you prefer to pay at the class your seat is not guaranteed. Contact us at 704-918-4138 for more information on payment options.

Select a class date from the calendar below and then Register and Pay


Pre-licensing classes are 8:30 am – 5:30 pm and are in-person classes. Dates and locations may change, please register online or call us at 704-918-4138.

Link for more information on SC DMV's licensing requirements