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.

We're here to support you 

While a lot is changing, our goal to help you succeed and continue with your professional development remains unchanged.  Our office is currently closed to the public but we accept visitors by appointment only.  To book an appointment, contact us at 604.681.5491 or iibcmail@insuranceinstitute.ca.


CIP WINTER SEMESTER | Expand your knowledge!

All our winter semester classes are live-virtual classes. Click to view our winter schedule [pdf], or visit our CIP courses page.
Winter exams (March 31 to April 14, 2022) - option to write Virtually-Proctored or In-Person at one of our test centres. For more details, visit our CIP Courses page.

LEVEL 1 LICENSING (Broker & Adjuster) | Launch your career!

Winter Level 1 Live Condensed Virtual Course

Our winter virtual class option is a condensed 8-week, two nights per week course starting January 17. Visit our virtual course page for more details, or click here to register.
For all other level 1 licensing course options, visit our licensing home page.

Virtually Proctored Level 1 licensing Exams:
The monthly online exam schedule has been posted to the licensing page. Please visit to find out how to register for a virtually proctored online licensing exam. Questions? Contact Ana Zhdanova.

LEVEL 2 LICENSING | Advance your career!

Winter Level 2 Live Virtual Courses are available for registration. Visit our Broker Level 2 Licensing page for further details.
Questions? Contact Sandra Enriquez.

Independent adjuster level 2 courses are available through our semester-based CIP courses. Visit the CIP course page for details. 


Congratulations to our 2021 BC graduates!
Just announced: BC Award Recipients - BC and National Awards!

Convocation questions?  Contact Winnie at whon@insuranceinstitute.ca


Professional Development – CE CREDITS

Register early.  Corporate rate available for groups of 6+.
December 7 | Alberta Auto DCPD for Adjusters
December 10 | Productive Conflict Management
January 14 | Insurance Essentials 101
February 3 | Large Losses (registration opening soon)
February 10 | Clean Energy: The Future of Energy in Canada
February 24 | Strata D&O (registration opening soon)

Insurance Career & Education Planning - Free

Webinar sessions aimed at assisting new entrants or those interested in making plans to navigate their path in the insurance industry. Free to attend. Registration required.
December 7 | Choose Your Licensing Education Path
December 8 | Educational Planning for Insurance Professionals
January 12 | Choose Your Licensing Education Path
January 13 | Educational Planning for Insurance Professionals

Virtual Networking Events


Virtual Wine Tasting Social | Event Date: December 9
Just in time for the holidays!  Wine, networking, Ugly Sweater Contest and loads of fun!!!
This networking event is the perfect avenue for client appreciation, team celebrations or simply socializing with your fellow industry professionals. Event includes guided tasting, 3 bottles of wines,  Ugly Sweater Contest and shipping.


Exciting news on 2022 events coming soon - stay tuned!

Networking Events Survey - Tell us your opinion with 2 questions!
Our environment is changing quickly but it's our goal to continue offering networking opportunities for our members.  We want to know if you have a preference for virtual or in-person events in the new year.

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

Handy Resources:

• Virtual Learning and Examinations
• C11 Broker/Independent Adjuster Credit Form: For successful BC GIE Level 1 Licensing students (broker or adjuster), please complete the Provincial Agent/Broker Licence Credit form

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.

New Climate Risks Report

Extreme weather will impact every area of insurance - our new Climate Risks report explores risks and solutions. Read the report.

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.



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.