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Develop your skills and increase your knowledge.
Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and licensing courses.

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We're here to support you 

While a lot is changing, our goal to help you succeed and continue with your professional development remains unchanged.  Our office is currently closed to the public but we accept visitors by appointment only.  To book an appointment, contact us at 604.681.5491 or iibcmail@insuranceinstitute.ca.


CIP WINTER SEMESTER | Expand your knowledge!

All our winter semester classes are live-virtual classes. Click to view our winter schedule [pdf], or visit our CIP courses page.
Winter exams (March 31 to April 14, 2022) - Due to the rise of COVID cases, in-person exams are not available; the option to write either Virtually-Proctored or Online Timed exams are available. For more details visit our CIP examinations webpage.

LEVEL 1 LICENSING (Broker & Adjuster) | Launch your career!

Winter Level 1 Live Condensed Virtual Course

Our winter virtual class option is a condensed 8-week, two nights per week course starting January 17. Visit our virtual course page for more details, or click here to register.
For all other level 1 licensing course options, visit our licensing home page.

Virtually Proctored Level 1 licensing Exams:
The monthly online exam schedule has been posted to the licensing page. Please visit to find out how to register for a virtually proctored online licensing exam. Questions? Contact Ana Zhdanova.

LEVEL 2 LICENSING | Advance your career!

Winter Level 2 Live Virtual Courses are available for registration. Visit our Broker Level 2 Licensing page for further details.  Questions? Contact Sandra Enriquez.
Independent adjuster level 2 courses are available through our semester-based CIP courses. Visit the CIP course page for details. 


Join us for a special virtual celebration to honour the graduating class of 2021! The ceremony will be live-streamed on a professional platform and is complimentary for all attendees.

BC Virtual Convocation

2021 BC Graduates
BC Award Recipients (BC and National Awards)

Professional Development – CE CREDITS

Register early.  Corporate rate available for groups of 6+.
January 14 | Insurance Essentials 101
February 10 | Clean Energy: The Future of Energy in Canada
February 24 | Strata D&O: Challenges, Coverages & Evolving Issues
March 22 | Covid-19 Litigation Update

Networking Events - Save the date!

Our highly anticipated annual events are returning in 2022 - in-person!  We will still host virtual events so that members throughout BC can participate.  Note that the health and safety of our members and staff are a priority and in-person events will be subject to Provincial orders and guidelines. 

March 24 | Virtual Chocolate Tasting - Registration open!
May 10-12 | Virtual Symposium BC
June 17 | CIP Golf Tournament - Surrey  *in-person
June 22 | CIP Golf Tournament - Victoria  *in-person
August 11 | Battle of the Insurance Bands - Vancouver  *in-person

Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you interested in supporting industry networking events while increasing exposure for your company?  Get on the email list to receive the sponsorship update for the events you're interested in - fill out the Sponsorship Interest Form now.

Visit the IIBC Flickr page for photos of these events and more:

11th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands
1st Annual Bowling Tournament Photos
Live Burn at Lions Bay Photos

Halloween Bash 2019 Photos
Wine Tasting at Sandhill Winery in Kelowna Photos

Handy Resources:

• Virtual Learning and Examinations
• C11 Broker/Independent Adjuster Credit Form: For successful BC GIE Level 1 Licensing students (broker or adjuster), please complete the Provincial Agent/Broker Licence Credit form

Take advantage of your membership benefits

We rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us by the industry. In return, we’re able to provide you with many benefits. Learn more about the benefits now.

New Climate Risks Report

Extreme weather will impact every area of insurance - our new Climate Risks report explores risks and solutions. Read the report.

Trends Papers from the CIP Society

New papers added frequently!  Read up on the latest industry trends with these free online resources offered by the CIP Society for all members. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.



If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.