Broker/Agent Level 2 Licensing in BC

Winter Live Virtual Level 2 Licensing Courses

C130: Essential Skills of Insurance Broker/Agent - 6 Weekends **
Start Date and Time: January 15 | 8:30am to 3:30pm PT
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: February 17, 2022
Registration Deadline: January 10

C130: Essential Skills of Insurance Broker/Agent - 10 Evenings 
Start Date & Time: January 19 | 5pm to 8pm PT
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: March 31 to April 14, 2022
Registration Deadline: January 28

C130: Essential Skills of Insurance Broker/Agent - 5 Saturdays 
Start Date & Time: February 26 | 8:30am to 12:30pm PT
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: March 31 to April 14, 2022
Registration Deadline: February 15

C131: Advanced Skills of Insurance Broker/Agent - 10 Evenings
Start Date & Time: January 20 | 6pm to 9pm PT
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: March 31 to April 14, 2022
Registration Deadline: January 28

C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker/Agent - Weekdays **
Start Date & Time: January 25 | 8am to 11am PT
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: February 17, 2022
Registration Deadline: January 20

C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker/Agent - Weekends **
Start Date & Time: February 12 | 8:30am to 3:30pm PT
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: March 17, 2022
Registration Deadline: February 7

** These courses are exclusively for British Columbia residents working toward a level 2 broker licence.

Exams for the special licensing courses have special time frames for appeals and rewrites.
Appeals are 7 business days after final grades are released.
Rewrites are in the next semester exam session eligible for.
For February 17 exams, rewrite deadline is March 15, 2022 for April exam session.
For March 17 exams, rewrite deadline is June 1, 2022 for July exam session.
If you miss the rewrite registration deadline, you will need to retake the course.

The semester-based 10 evening or 5 Saturday C130 and C131 course options are open to all members.  For questions, contact Sandra Enriquez.

Exam appeals and rewrites for the semester-based courses follow our normal semester guidelines.

Pathways to Level 2:

There are two options for you to achieve the education required by the Insurance Council of BC to obtain a Level 2 General Insurance Agent Licence, using the level 1 licensing and Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) education pathways:

Option 1: Level 1 Licensing Course (GIE), C130 and C131

This route requires you to complete the Level 1 Licensing (GIE) program, plus two courses from the Insurance Institute of Canada’s CIP designation program:

• Level 1 Licensing (GIE) Course
• CIP C130: Essential Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent
• CIP C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent

Option 2: C11, C130 and C131 

This route requires you to complete three courses from the Insurance Institute of Canada’s CIP designation program:

• C11: Principles and Practice of Insurance
• C130: Essential Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent
• C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent

EXAMINATIONS and FEES

• For the Level 1 Licensing (GIE) program, see our licensing page for exam and fee details.
• For the CIP courses, students will need to sit for and pass a national exam for each course.  Exams operate on a set schedule with exam sessions in December, April and July each year.
• For a current CIP schedule with the various learning options and fees, please visit our CIP page