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 - Early bird deadline is March 21!

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.

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 fast track course. 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.

Symposium BC 2019: Adapting to a Changing Market - New panelist added!

See official SymposiumBC page for full details and to register!
Corporate Rate available for 6/+ attendees!
Panel, Keynote, emerging issues seminars, CE credits, Cocktail Hour and more!
April 10, 2019 | Hilton Vancouver Metrotown | Burnaby
Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Professional Development

Seminars Calendar - Ask about our NEW Seminar Corporate Rate for 6 or more attendees!
Apr 10 | Symposium BC: Adapting to a Changing Market | 8am - 5pm | Hilton Vancouver Metrotown | Burnaby
May 1 | Business Interruption Demystified | 1pm - 4:15pm | Coast Capri Hotel | Kelowna
June 26 | Strata Water Loss Workshop | 8:45am - 12pm | Langley

Events & Networking 

Apr 4 | Peers & Beers - Nanaimo | Longwood Brew Pub | Nanaimo

May 28 | CIP Society Wine Tasting at Cityside Winery | Vancouver
Jun 14 | CIP Society Golf Tournament | Hazelmere Golf Course | Surrey
Jun 19 | CIP Society Golf Tournament | Olympic View Golf Club | Victoria
Summer | CIP Society Wine Tasting | Abbotsford - sponsorship available!


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:
10th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands - coming soon...
Game Social at Ludica
Meet & Greet at IIBC
Paint & Sip at the Glass House

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

General Insurance 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]


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.