Broker/Agent Level 2 Licensing in BC

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