Virtual Level 1 Licensing

General Insurance Essentials


The Insurance Institute of British Columbia is pleased to offer a live virtual course which meets the education required by the Insurance Council of BC to obtain either a BC Level 1 Salesperson (Broker) or Level 1 Adjusters' Licence.

Dates:     TBD
Time:      12 Wednesdays, 6 - 8:30 p.m. + Exam Date
Cost:       $TBD for new members | $TBD for current paid members
Exam:     Lower mainland - TBD | Out-of-town - TBD(dependent on proctor availability)
Instructor:   Sandra Enriquez, BA (Hons), CIP

Cost includes two course textbooks, online tutorial, membership, exam, shipping fee, and all applicable taxes.

For additional information, contact our office, at 604-681-5491.

Your Level 1 education will introduce you to risk, risk management and loss prevention, insurance categories, sales distribution, insurance as a contract and policy, underwriting and rating, claims, automobile insurance, property/liability insurance (homeowner, other, commercial), ethics, regulatory framework, and techniques for career success.

Virtual course format benefits:

• Easily fits around work or home schedules
• No travel to another location - attend class from home or work
• Instructor-supported option for those living in remote areas

Licensing exams are two (2) hours in duration | 100 multiple-choice questions | 70% is required to pass

Lower mainland students' exams will be held at the Insurance Institute of BC office.

Students outside the lower mainland, please contact Kaitlin Carmichael for exam date and location options. Remote exams are scheduled subject to proctor availability.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be eligible to apply to the Insurance Institute of Canada to receive a credit for the CIP course, C11: Principles and Practice of Insurance. The cost for this credit is $94.00 plus GST.