C43: Specialty Lines

Please note that the final examination for this course is a computer-based exam.

Specialty Lines discusses many of the more important specialized types of insurance mentioned only briefly, if at all, in other courses. These include glass insurance, boiler and machinery insurance, aviation insurance and travel health insurance. You will find for each a broad overview of its development, the exposures it addresses, the forms used and the losses they cover and exclude, and some comment on current underwriting, rating, and claims-handling practices.

Specialty Lines will be helpful to underwriters, agency or brokerage staff, and adjusters.

Course Outline

  • Commercial Crime Insurance
  • Financial Institution Bond
  • Introduction to Surety Bonds
  • Commercial Surety Bonds
  • Equipment Breakdown Insurance
  • Equipment Breakdown Insurance: Indirect Coverages
  • Aviation Insurance: Context and Coverage for Aircraft Hull and Liability
  • Aviation Insurance: Underwriting and Rating Aircraft Hull and Liability Coverage
  • Agricultural Insurance
  • Legal Expense Insurance
  • Miscellaneous Lines of Insurance

Who Should Register

All insurance courses offered by The Insurance Institute are designed for individuals who want to attain a highly recognized and respected professional designation in the p&c industry. The professional designation Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) is recognized across Canada and elsewhere around the world as the benchmark of insurance professionalism.

Specialty Lines is for industry professionals, including brokers and agents, underwriters and adjusters, who want a comprehensive p&c education and the skills and knowledge required to advance their careers.

Course Offerings

Distance Learning

Name Start Date End Date Method  
C43: Specialty Lines/C43 : Les assurances des risques spécialisés 9/1/2022 11/30/2022 Independent Study


In-Class and Virtual Learning

Name Location Start Date End Date Class Time Delivery Method  
C43: Specialty Lines (Monday) Online - Halifax 9/19/2022 11/21/2022 6:00 pm Atlantic Virtual
C43: Specialty Lines (Monday-Virtual) Online-Moncton 9/19/2022 11/21/2022 6:00 pm Atlantic Virtual
C43: Specialty Lines (Monday) Online - PEI 9/19/2022 11/21/2022 6:00 pm Atlantic Virtual
C43: Specialty Lines (Monday) Online - Calgary 9/19/2022 11/21/2022 3:00 pm MDT Virtual
C43: Specialty Lines (Monday) Online - Winnipeg 9/19/2022 11/21/2022 4:00 pm Manitoba Virtual
C43: Specialty Lines (Monday) Online - St.John's 9/19/2022 11/21/2022 6:30 pm NST Virtual