Independent Adjuster Licensing in Manitoba

Give yourself the best chance of success!


The Insurance Institute of Manitoba provides the following education requirements for those interested in pursuing exams for various levels of Independent Insurance Adjuster Licenses.

Level 1 Assistant Adjuster

Applicants must successfully take a written exam with the Insurance Council of Manitoba.

Level 2 Assistant Adjuster

To complete the education requirements of your Level 1 Independent Adjuster licensing, you need to successfully complete one of the following:
C11 Principles and Practice of Insurance
or
General Insurance Essentials (GIE): C81 Part 1 and C82 Part 2

Level 3 Adjuster

To complete the education requirements of your Level 3 Independent Adjuster licensing, you must be employed as an insurance adjuster in a general insurance company or an adjusting firm for not less than two years and successfully complete all of the following Insurance Institute of Canada courses:
• C11 Principles and Practice of Insurance
C12 Insurance on Property Part 1
• C17 Claims I (<--JENN - this course doesn't appear to exist on our website!) or C110 Essentials on Loss Adjusting
• Any one of: C13 Insurance Against Liability-Part 1, C14 Automotive Insurance-Part 1, C111 Advanced Loss Adjusting, or C112 Practical Issues in Claims Management.

Level 4 Independent Adjuster

To complete the education requirements of your Level 4 Independent Adjuster licensing, you must be employed as an insurance adjuster in a general insurance company or an adjusting firm for not less than five years, is sponsored by an adjusting firm, and successfully complete all of the following Insurance Institute of Canada courses:

• C11 Principles and Practice
• C12 Insurance on Property
• C13 Insurance Against Liability
• C14 Automobile Insurance-Part 1
• C17 Claims I (there's that course again!), or C110 Essentials of Loss Adjusting
• C111 Advanced Loss Adjusting
• C112 Practical Issues in Claims Management
• C16 The Business of Insurance

Level 5 Firm Licence

Must have your CIP designation.

How to register for and take above courses to fulful your education requirements:

The courses listed above as your licensing education requirements can be taken with us in various learning formats:

In-class or virtually with the Insurance Institute of Manitoba (depending on time of year and local offerings) - see CIP Courses and GIE courses, or
• Self-study (distance or independent learning) as offered by the Insurance Institute of Canada - see CIP Courses, GIE C81 and GIE C82.

How to obtain your licence:

Once you have completed the education requirements with us, there may be additional requirements to obtain your licensing - please visit the Insurance Council of Manitoba to find out more about this and how to obtain your licence.

Questions?

Please contact us for questions regarding the education component of your licensing requirements - including registering for our CIP or GIE courses. For anything else regarding licensing, please contact the Insurance Council of Manitoba.