Broker/Agent Level 2 Licensing in BC

Live Virtual Level 2 Licensing Courses - Winter

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

Winter Semester: Registration open

C130: Essential Skills for Insurance Broker/Agent **
Dates: Sundays | Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5 | Review Feb. 12
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PT
Exam: Virtually-proctored February 21, 2023 | In-person exams are not available

C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker/Agent **
Dates: 
Tuesdays & Thursdays | Jan. 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, Feb. 2, 7, 19, 14 | Review Feb. 16
Time: 
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PT
Exam: 
Virtually-proctored February 21, 2023 | In-person exams are not available

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 exams, rewrite deadline is June 1, 2023 for July exam session.
If you miss the rewrite registration deadline, you will need to retake the course.

The winter semester-based virtual evening and weekend C130 and C131 course options are open to all members.
Registration is open now!

C130: Essential Skills for the Insurance Broker/Agent
Dates:
10 Tuesdays | January 24 to March 28, 2023
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. PT
Exam: April 3 to 18, 2023 | virtually-proctored or in-person

C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker/Agent
Dates:
10 Wednesdays | January 18 to March 29, 2023 (1 wk off, at instructor's discretion)
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. PT
Exam: April 3 to 18, 2023 | virtually-proctored or in-person

C130: Essential Skills for the Insurance Broker/Agent
Dates: 
Saturdays | February 25, March 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2023
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PT
Exam: April 3 to 18, 2023 | virtually-proctored or in-person

C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker/Agent
Dates: 
Saturdays | February 25, March 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2023
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PT
Exam: April 3 to 18, 2023 | virtually-proctored or in-person

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