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Fire Marshal Quarterly Training Opportunities

The Training and Certification Section offers continuing education quarterly for those interested in code enforcement pertaining to fire prevention. This training is held eight times every quarter at the South Carolina Fire Academy and at many of the locations listed below. Please check the SC Fire Portal for the dates and locations and to register for course code 8506 – Quarterly Fire Marshal Training.

International Code Council (ICC) certificate holders are required to obtain a specified number of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every three years in order to maintain their certifications. A portion of these CEUs must be obtained through Preferred Provider or ICC Training or both. The South Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal is an ICC Preferred Provider:

Quarterly Fire Marshal Training Topics:

Each quarter Fire Marshal Training meetings will feature a new topic.
To learn more, visit

Quarterly Fire Marshal Training Locations:

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Fire Academy, 141 Monticello Trail
Darlington, SC - Darlington First Baptist Church, 216 S. Main Street
Georgetown, SC - Georgetown First Baptist Church, 219 Cleland Street
Greenwood, SC - Greenwood County Library, 600 S. Main Street
Greer, SC - Greer City Hall, 301 East Poinsett Street
Moncks Corner, SC - Berkeley County Training Center, 223 N Live Oak Drive
North Charleston, SC - Charleston County Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive
Rock Hill, SC - Manchester Complex, 337 E. Mt Gallant Road
Walterboro, SC - Colleton County Station 19, 1118 Thunderbolt Drive

For more information, please contact If you are having trouble registering, please contact the Fire Academy directly at (803) 896-9810.

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Jonathan Jones,   State Fire Marshal
141 Monticello Trail, Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 896-9800 | Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. | Monday - Friday except State Holidays