C27: Introduction to Loss Prevention

Introduction to Loss Prevention reflects the impact of losses on the profitability of insurers. It concerns the vital interest insurers have in reducing or preventing losses and the work of loss prevention professionals in support of underwriters, brokers and agents, and claims adjusters. You will learn about the loss prevention function and the concept of hazard; explore the standards codes and the regulations used to identify hazards; and examine the major areas of concern and the changing environment for loss prevention.

Course Note: C27 focuses on fire, water, crime, liability, and automobile fleet operations as the major areas of concern for loss prevention. We strongly recommended that you complete all of the following before taking C27 Introduction to Loss Prevention: C11: Principles and Practice of Insurance, C12: Insurance on Property, C13: Insurance Against Liability- Part 1, C14: Automobile Insurance - Part 1, and either C43: Specialty Lines or C49: Insurance Against Liability - Part 2.

Course Outline

  • The Loss Prevention Function

  • Hazards and Standards; Codes and Regulations

  • Fire Prevention

  • Water Damage Prevention

  • Crime Prevention

  • Liability Prevention

  • Loss Prevention for Automobile Fleets

  • Loss Prevention and Technology

  • Loss Prevention and Climate Change

  • The Use of Loss Prevention: Underwriters, Brokers, and Claims Adjusters

  • 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.

    Introduction to Loss Prevention 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

    The following are the courses, by methodology, that are being offered by the institute.

    Instructor Led

    Name Location Start Date End Date Class Time Delivery Method  
    C27: Introduction to Loss Prevention (Monday) Online- Toronto 1/22/2024 3/25/2024 6- 9 p.m. EST Virtual
    C27: Introduction to Loss Prevention (Wednesday) Online - Hamilton 1/24/2024 3/27/2024 5:30-8:30 p.m. EST Virtual


    Name Start Date End Date Method  
    C27: Introduction to Loss Prevention /C27 : Introduction à la prévention des sinistres 1/1/2024 3/31/2024 Independent Study