Instructor-led 5-Day Broker Level 1 Licensing Course

Apply for the Instructor-led 5-Day Broker Level 1 Licensing Course

Successful completion of this course enables you to apply for your level 1 general broker/agent license in Manitoba. Just five days of study will equip you with the practical and relevant knowledge you need to be successful in today’s brokerage/agency setting. After obtaining your broker license, you'll also be eligible to apply for credit toward a CIP designation.

Next session

Date: April 10 - 14, 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Virtually via Zoom

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Highlights of the Instructor-Led Virtual Course

✓   Successful completion of this course meets the educational requirement of the Insurance Council of Manitoba to obtain your level 1 general broker/agent license.
✓   It is designed for individuals who want to obtain their Level 1 License in a timely manner.
✓   This course will equip you with the practical and relevant knowledge to be successful in today’s brokerage/agency setting
✓   With the up-to-date course content, it will offer peace of mind to your employer for potential Errors & Omissions
✓   Our reputable instructors are the subject matter experts to enhance your learning experience and assist with your success
✓   After the successful completion of this course, once you are licensed with the Insurance Council of Manitoba, you will be eligible to apply to receive a credit for C11: Principles and Practice of Insurance in our CIP designation which is recognized by the Industry as the benchmark of insurance excellence both nationally and internationally
✓   Membership is included in this package, which will qualify you for member-exclusive webinars where you can earn CE credits and further your insurance knowledge

Knowledgeable Instructors

Joanne Hampson

Joanne Hampson, FCIP – Wawanesa Mutual Insurance (Retired)

Joanne was an active member of the P & C industry for over 40 years before retiring from Wawanesa in 2019. Her roles included Personal Lines Underwriter, Sr. Marketing Representative, HR Training & Development Lead, and Commercial Product Training & Development Specialist. Throughout her insurance journey, Joanne has been heavily involved and generously contributed to our local Insurance community, especially the Insurance Institute. She was recently appointed to the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors for the Insurance Institute of Canada as the Vice Chair for the Western Provinces. Joanne has been an instructor for our local Institute for many years. and was awarded the Instructor of the Year in 2020. Students will benefit from Joanne’s strong knowledge and extensive experience in personal lines, commercial lines and the P&C industry as a whole.

Nancy Dixon

Nancy Dixon, CIP – Manitoba Public Insurance (Retired)

With more than 41 years of Automobile and P&C Insurance experience, Nancy retired in 2019 from MPI as a Legislative Coordinator. This role involved legislative reviews and providing coverage interpretations to the general public, brokers and adjusters. Previously, she was a Claims Adjuster handling personal lines claims in both auto and homeowner fields. Nancy has stayed connected with the insurance industry and is currently the local Director for the Canadian Association of Insurance Women. Nancy will bring her extensive automobile insurance knowledge and experience to instruct the automobile insurance and MPI-related material in this course

The course package includes

✓   Tuition
✓   Two textbooks
      •   C81 General Insurance Essentials Part 1
      •   C82 General Insurance Essentials Part 2
✓   Textbook Shipping
✓   In-Class Materials
      •   Presentation Powerpoints
      •   Kahoot Practice Quizzes
✓   Online Tutorials
      •   Flashcards for key terms
      •   Quizzes for each chapter
      •   Interactive activity for each chapter
      •   Short answer questions on general and property insurance
      •   Two case studies
✓   Licensing Exam
✓   Complimentary Membership (till May 31, 2023)

Additional Course Dates

Fee: $670 + GST (A corporate tuition rate is also available)
Cancellation: not eligible for cancellation or refunds. Substitution welcome!
Exam: held on the following Tuesday or Wednesday. More information on virtual exams.
Exam rewrite: $150 plus GST

Date: May 29 - June 2, 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Virtually via Zoom


Date: July 17 - 21, 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Virtually via Zoom


Date: September 18 - 22, 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Virtually via Zoom


Date: November 20 - 24, 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Virtually via Zoom


Please contact us at 204-956-1702 or if you’d like to register for six or more students to this course.

Exam Details

Two-hour duration | 100 multiple-choice questions | 75% passing mark

The exam is comprised of the following categories and sub-categories:

Automobile 26% of the exam
• Policy coverages, conditions, and exclusions
• Automobile Insurance Application
• Insurance and Risk Concepts
• Ratemaking

Claims 4% of the exam
• Claims

Habitational Insurance 25% of the exam
• Endorsements
• Fire Statutory Conditions
• Insurance and Risk Concepts
• Liability
• Policy Coverage

Industry Knowledge 39% of the exam
• Claims
• Insurance Companies, Categories, and Distribution
• Ethics and Professionalism
• Insurance and Risk Concepts
• Insurance Contract
• Underwriting and Rating

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