BC General Insurance Licensing Education

Broker and Independent Adjuster Level 1 Licensing


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Your trusted source of insurance education 

Our licensing program provides the education required by the Insurance Council of BC to obtain either a Level 1 Salesperson Licence, selling Autoplan and Homeowner policies; or a Level 1 Adjuster Licence, processing claims. The course material includes the Insurance Institute’s General Insurance Essentials (GIE) textbooks, but with a single exam for licensing purposes. 

Great news! We've updated our GIE/Level 1 licensing study materials.

As of August 1, 2018, you're studying from completely updated and enhanced licensing materials. Respected industry experts and adult learning specialists played key roles in this update. You’ll benefit from the latest, most relevant content that reflects important changes to the insurance industry.

Learning options
Home Study

Home Study
Available all year

in class

College Partners
Spring 2019 - Douglas | Langara | VIU

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Virtual - Live On-Line
Next Course Winter 2020

Fast Track 6-Day immersion
July 24-31, 2019: Registration Open!

On-demand Licensing Exams:

Lower Mainland (Squamish to Chilliwack)
Most Mondays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am
The Insurance Institute of BC office

A proctor is located near you at a date convenient for you
Minimum two weeks' notice required

To schedule your Level 1 licensing exam or rewrite, click here, or email us at iibcmail@insuranceinstitute.ca.

Note: Exams based on the previous 2006/2009 textbooks are no longer available.

How do we help you get ready for licensing?

Watch our short video to find out.

Education Pathways:

Broker/Agent Level 1
Broker/Agent Level 2
Broker/Agent Level 3
Independent Adjuster Level 1
Independent Adjuster Level 2
Independent Adjuster Level 3

Careers in Insurance:

Whether you are looking to get started with a career in insurance, or already working in the industry, you're in the right place.

The industry has a wonderful and inclusive story to tell, and offers variety, flexibility, above average advancement and a real sense of community—and the Insurance Institute of BC is here to help you along the way.

Your education, interests and experience may add up to a great career in insurance!
Take the Career Connections Quiz to find out how.