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:     January to April 2020
Time:      13 weeks, 6 - 8:30 p.m. + Exam Date
Cost:       $TBD new members | $TBD for current paid members
                 Home study transfer students, please contact Kaitlin Carmichael for fees.
Exam:     April 2020 lower mainland | Out-of-town - (dependent on proctor availability)
Instructor:   Stefan Tirschler, FCIP

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 will be held at the Insurance Institute of BC | April 2020

For out-of-town students registering for this course, please contact Kaitlin Carmichael for options as to the exam date and location.

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.