BC General Insurance Licensing Education

Broker and Independent Adjuster Level 1 Licensing

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

Learning options
 
Home Study

Home Study
Available all year

in class

College Partners
Douglas | Langara | Camosun | VIU

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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

Outside the Lower Mainland
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.

Licensing exams are based on the 2018 edition of the General Insurance Essentials C81 & C82 textbooks.

How do we help you get ready for licensing?

Watch our short video to find out.

Exam Information:

The level 1 licensing exam is a closed-book test and is two hours in duration.

70% is the minimum grade required to pass the exam. 

The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions comprised of the following categories and sub-categories:

Industry Knowledge (39%)
• Career Proficiencies
• Ethics and Professionalism
• Insurance and Risk Concepts
• Insurance Contract 
• Risk Management


Automobile Insurance (26%)
• Policy coverages, conditions, and exclusions 
• Automobile Insurance Application
• Insurance and Risk Concepts
• Ratemaking

Habitational Insurance (25%)
• Endorsements
• Fire Statutory Conditions
• Insurance and Risk Concepts
• Liability
• Policy Coverage

Commercial Property and Liability Insurance (4%)
• Commercial Liability
• Commercial Property

Claims (6%)
• Claims


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're 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.