Advance your career with the Insurance Institute of British Columbia.




We help people in the local p&c insurance industry develop and maintain their skills and increase their knowledge.
Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and licensing courses.
In our dynamic industry, continuous learning is essential if you want to advance your career.

Register now for a CIP winter class!

Secure your space now, so you can relax and enjoy the holiday season! Be Assured—the decision to become a CIP is a wise one. As confirmed in a recent industry survey, the CIP leads to better career prospects. View our Winter 2018 Schedule and register now. 

Annual CIP and FCIP Convocation

Jan  11 | Thompson Okanagan Convocation & Awards Luncheon | Kamloops
Ticket Order Deadline extended to December 20!

Level 1 licensing live virtual course | Registration now open

This course provides classroom learning from the convenience of your home or office.
Dates:      January 9, 2018 to April 3, 2018
Time:       Tuesdays; 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Live internet-based
Cost:        $799.25 for non-members | $719.25 for current paid members
                 Home Study transfer students, please contact Sandra Enriquez for fees.
Exam:      April 9, 2018 for lower mainland | Out-of-town - week of April 9, 2018 (dependent on proctor availability)

To register now, click here.

Professional Development

Jan 24 | The Science of Fire Investigation | 8:45am - 12:00pm | Vancouver | Insurance Institute of BC
Jan 25 | Introduction to Business Interruption Insurance | 1:00pm - 4:15pm | Victoria | Comfort Inn & Suites
Feb  6 | Demystifying Cyber Liability - Live Hack | 8:45am - 12:00pm | Vancouver | BCIT Downtown

Feb 20 | Water Loss Workshop
Mar  6 | Flood Analytics
Mar 14 | Loss Valuation

Symposium 2018: West Coast Affairs - Save-the-date: April 24, 2018
 full day of seminars which includes a keynote speaker and networking opportunities to provide insurance professionals with information on new trends within the industry.
Corporate sponsorship packages sold out! Thank you to our generous sponsors.
Registration opens in December!

January | Wine Tasting Event | Vancouver - More details soon
March 1 | Battle of the Insurance Bands | Vancouver | Call for Bands & Sponsorship

Visit the IIBC Flickr page for photos of these events and more:
Victoria Convocation
Open House Mix & Mingle
Wine & Dine at S&L

Another way to get your CE hours with us

You know we provide local seminars to help you get your hours, but help is also here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. Learn more. 

Download the Institute's mobile app!

Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students (with additional available for in-app purchase), and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. Discover how it can help you with your study and professional needs.

Take advantage of your membership benefits

We rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us by the industry. In return, we’re able to provide you with many benefits. Learn more about the benefits now.

Connecting you with the latest industry news

The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.

Is your member profile up-to-date? Check it now!

Keep your member profile up-to-date with your home contact details, so that we can continue to keep you in the loop if you make a career change or move companies. It's easy to update your profile now! Just go sign in to your member account with your Member ID, and update your profile.  To do it by phone, or for any questions, please contact Member Services.

Ask the Institute - now updated!

Education Questions? Ask the Institute! You’ll find the answers to questions our students ask the most. We want to help you make the most of your student experience so you can get ahead in your career and stay there! Learn more at www.insuranceinstitute.ca/ask.

Handy Resources:

• Virtual Learning and Examinations
Winter 2018 CIP Schedule
• BC Manual Registration Form 
• Credit Transfer: For Level 1 Licensing/BC GIE students please use Provincial Agent/Broker Licensing form and send in certificate

General Insurance Licensing:

Licensing Courses
• Please visit our Licensing pages for more information on becoming a licensed broker/agent or adjuster in BC. 
• Registration Form for Level 1 Licensing Home Study Kit
• Winter live virtual Level 1 Licensing Course - Register now

If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.