Welcome to the Insurance Institute of British Columbia.

How can we help you?


Develop your skills and increase your knowledge.
Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and licensing courses.

CIP Spring 2019 Courses - Virtual class registration deadline is April 30!

See what CIP courses we have available.

View the BC Spring 2019 CIP [pdf] schedule (virtual and fast track).
Fast track courses require advance preparation for your best chance at success. Recommend you register early to ensure adequate time to receive and review textbook material prior to first day of class.

Level 1 Licensing Summer Fast Track Course - Registration now open!

Our popular 6-day immersion licensing course is accepting registrations. For more information, or to register, click here.
July 24 to July 31, 2019 (no class Sat/Sun)
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Insurance Institute of BC | 1110 - 800 W. Pender St. | Vancouver
$860.50 for non-members | $780.50 for current paid members
August 6 or 12, 2019 lower mainland | Out-of-town -  Week of August 5 (dependent on proctor availability)
Wayne Hickey, BA, FCIP, CRM

Professional Development

NEW Seminar Corporate Rate for 6 or more attendees!
May 1 | Business Interruption Demystified | 1pm - 4:15pm | Coast Capri Hotel | Kelowna
May 15 | Strata Water Loss Workshop | 1:00pm - 4:15pm | Victoria
June 26 | Strata Water Loss Workshop | 8:45am - 12pm | Langley

Events & Networking 

May 28 | CIP Society Wine Tasting at Cityside Winery | Vancouver - Sold Out!
May 31 | CIP Society Peers & Beers Spring | Victoria
Jun 14 | CIP Society Golf Tournament | Hazelmere Golf Course | Surrey - sponsorship opportunities available
Jun 19 | CIP Society Golf Tournament | Olympic View Golf Club | Victoria - sponsorship opportunities available

Jun 20 | AGM | Insurance Institute of BC | Vancouver
July 18 | CIP Society Okanagan Boat Cruise | Okanagan Lake | Kelowna
July 23 | CIP Society Wine Tasting at Seaside Pearl Winery | Abbotsford
August 22 | CIP Society Victoria Boat Cruise | Victoria

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 C70: Gateway to Commercial Insurance. C70 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 format. Learn more and register.

Convocation - Save-the-date!

Nov 20 | Vancouver
Nov 22 | Victoria
Nov 28 | Okanagan (tentative) 

Vancouver Convocation Photos
Victoria Convocation Photos
Thompson Okanagan Convocation Photos
BC Grads and Certificate Program Recipients List
BC Awards Recipients List

Visit the IIBC Flickr page for photos of these events and more:
Symposium BC - coming soon...
10th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands
Peers & Beers at Brewhall
Game Social at Ludica

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.

Handy Resources:

• Virtual Learning and Examinations
• Spring 2019 CIP Schedule [pdf]
• BC Manual CIP Registration Form [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:

Licensing Courses
• 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]
• Registration Form for Level 1 Licensing Fast Track Course [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.