Welcome to the Insurance Institute of British Columbia.
How can we help you?
Our office is currently closed to the public. We can accept visitors by appointment only. To book an appointment, contact us at 604.681.5491 or email@example.com.
We are here to support you virtually!
While a lot is changing, our goal to help you succeed and continue with your professional development remains unchanged.
CIP FALL SEMESTER – Early registration ends August 20!
Please visit the CIP course page to register, or take a look at our Fall 2020 CIP Schedule[pdf].
All our fall classes are live-virtual classes, with a great mix of evening, as well as the popular fast track format over 5 Saturdays.
The August CIP exams will be virtually proctored. Click here for more information on virtually proctored exams.
LEVEL 1 LICENSING LIVE VIRTUAL COURSES – Registration Open for fall classes!
One night per week:
Dates: Wednesdays | September 23, 2020 - December 16, 2020 (no class Nov. 11)
Time: 12 Weeks, 6 - 8:30 p.m. + Exam Date: December 2020
Condensed, two nights per week:
Dates: Mondays & Thursdays | November 9, 2020 - December 17, 2020
Time: 6 Weeks, two nights per week, 6 - 8:30 p.m. + Exam Date: December 2020
Visit the virtual licensing course page for more details or to register.
LEVEL 1 LICENSING ONLINE EXAMS
Virtually proctored online licensing examinations are now available! For more information, visit the licensing page or contact Kaiti Carmichael.
Climate Risk Leadership in the Time of COVID-19 | August 19, 2020 | 9:30am - 11am PDT
Moderator: Paul Kovacs, report author, will be joined by three panelists:
Carol Jardine, President, Canadian P&C Operations, Wawanesa Mutual Insurance
Donna Ince, Senior Vice President, Personal Insurance, RSA Canada
Patrick Barbeau, Senior Vice President, Claims, Intact Insurance
Professional Development – CE CREDITS
Register early for webinars:
August 13 | Legal Obligations of Occupiers in the Midst of a Pandemic Webinar at 10 - 11am PDT
August 20 | Water Damage Claims: Appliances & Plumbing at 1 - 2:30pm PDT
September 16 | Appraisal - What is it Worth? at 1 - 2:15pm PDT
Webinars coming soon - check back for updates:
Oct 8 | Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications
Oct 21 | Introduction to Business Interruption
Nov 4 | Strata Water Loss Workshop
Events & Networking
Network in a fun and socially-distanced environment!
August 27 | Virtual Wine Tasting: Harper's Trail in Kamloops - deadline to register is August 12
Visit the IIBC Flickr page for photos of these events and more:
11th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands
1st Annual Bowling Tournament Photos
Live Burn at Lions Bay Photos
Halloween Bash 2019 Photos
Wine Tasting at Sandhill Winery in Kelowna Photos
Vancouver Convocation Photos
Thompson Okanagan Convocation Photos
Victoria Convocation Photos
Congratulations to the Grads & Award Recipients 2019
Grad List 2019
Awards List 2019
New Climate Risks Report
Extreme weather will impact every area of insurance - our new Climate Risks report explores risks and solutions. Read the report.
New Commercial Insurance Certificate
Get the skills you need to craft commercial solutions with our three-course online national program.
For those who prefer a local in-class option, you can start this certificate with our new CIP elective, C70, which is based on the same textbook as B210 - the first course in the Commercial Insurance Certificate, and can be taken as an equivalent credit. Note that B220 and B230, the second and third courses in the certificate, are only offered in an online asynchronous format. Learn more and register.
Trends Papers from the CIP Society
New papers added frequently! Read up on the latest industry trends with these free online resources offered by the CIP Society for all members.
Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.
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.
• Virtual Learning and Examinations
• Fall 2020 CIP Schedule [pdf]
• Credit Transfer: For Level 1 Licensing/BC GIE students please use Provincial Agent/Broker Licensing form and send in certificate
Broker or Adjuster Licensing:
• 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 [pdf]
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.