C14: Automobile Insurance—Part 1

This course is not available for registration at this time. Please see the Key Dates on the Program Courses page for further information.

Please note that the final examination for this course is a computer-based exam.

C14: Automobile Insurance—Part 1 is a detailed study of automobile insurance in Canada. The course covers legislation related to automobile insurance and policies and regulations, concentrating mostly on personal coverages. Insurance professionals taking Automobile Insurance—Part 1 will get an overview of the different provincial approaches to automobile insurance and some of the problems related to it. You will deal in detail with Owner’s Policies or coverages specific to your own province. Automobile Insurance—Part 1 is one of the building blocks of your CIP Program .

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Automobile Insurance
  • Third-Party Liability Coverage; Direct Compensation–Property Damage Coverage
  • Accident Benefits
  • Uninsured Automobile Coverage
  • Loss or Damage Coverages
  • Applications for Automobile Insurance; Underwriting
  • Ratemaking
  • Statutory Conditions
  • General Provisions, Definitions, and Exclusions
  • Endorsements and Special Coverages / Endorsements for Use with the Owner’s Policy; the Driver’s Policy
  • Automobile Insurance Consumer Protection
  • Automobile Insurance Across Canada

Change of examination format for C14: Automobile Insurance—Part 1

C14 exams are transitioning to a new format:

Number and type of questions: 100 multiple choice questions (200 marks)

Format: Combination of knowledge-based and scenario-based questions

Duration: 2 hours (120 minutes)

This change is rolling out gradually and takes effect as follows:

• C14 Ontario – Effective as of the December 2023 exam session

• C14 Atlantic – Effective as of the April 2024 exam session

• Other C14 editions – dates TBC

For further information, please see:

• The Exam format page at www.insuranceinstitute.ca

• The C14 exam blueprint for your specific course, available to registered students and instructors in the learning management system

Who Should Register

All insurance courses offered by The Insurance Institute are designed for individuals who want to attain a highly recognized and respected professional designation in the p&c industry. The professional designation Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) is recognized across Canada and elsewhere around the world as the benchmark of insurance professionalism.

Automobile Insurance—Part 1 is for industry professionals, including brokers and agents, underwriters and adjusters, who want a comprehensive p&c education and the skills and knowledge required to advance their careers.