Welcome to the Insurance Institute of British Columbia.

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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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CIP Classes | Fall 2019 - Register Early and Save!

Maintain your momentum and register now for your next CIP course in the fall.  Take advantage of the early bird registration before fees go up.  Choose from various learning formats to suit your schedule: virtual, evening and fast-track.  Various locations in Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and Kelowna.

Check out the BC Fall CIP Course details!

Level 1 Licensing Summer Fast Track Course

Our popular 6-day immersion licensing course is accepting registrations. For more information, or to register, click here.
July 24 to July 31, 2019 (no class Sat/Sun)
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Insurance Institute of BC | 1110 - 800 W. Pender St. | Vancouver
$860.50 for non-members | $780.50 for current paid members
August 6 or 12, 2019 lower mainland | Out-of-town -  Week of August 5 (dependent on proctor availability)
Wayne Hickey, BA, FCIP, CRM
Registration Deadline: July 19, 2019

Professional Development

Mark your calendars for fall seminars!
June 26 | Strata Water Loss Workshop | 8:45am - 12pm | Langley - SOLD OUT - waitlist accepted
Sept 24 | Strata Corporations | 8:45am - 12pm | Vancouver
Oct 3 | Equipment Breakdown | Kelowna
Oct 23 | Strata Water Loss Workshop | 8:45am - 12pm | Vancouver
NEW Seminar Corporate Rate for 6 or more attendees!

Events & Networking 

July 18 | CIP Society Okanagan Boat Cruise | Okanagan Lake | Kelowna - Sold Out - waitilist accepted
July 23 | CIP Society Wine Tasting at Seaside Pearl Winery | Abbotsford - Sold Out - waitilist accepted
August 22 | CIP Society Victoria Boat Cruise | Victoria

Oct 24 | CIP Society Wine Tasting at Sandhill Winery | Kelowna

New Commercial Insurance Certificate

Get the skills you need to craft commercial solutions with our three-course online national program.
For those who prefer a local in-class option, you can start this certificate with our NEW Live Virtual C70: Gateway to Commercial Insurance course. C70 is based on the same textbook as B210 - the first course in the Commercial Insurance Certificate, and can be taken as an equivalent credit. Note that B220 and B230, the second and third courses in the certificate, are only offered in an online format. Learn more and register.

Convocation - Save-the-date!

Nov 20 | Vancouver
Nov 22 | Victoria
Nov 28 | Okanagan (tentative) 

Vancouver Convocation Photos
Victoria Convocation Photos
Thompson Okanagan Convocation Photos
BC Grads and Certificate Program Recipients List
BC Awards Recipients List

Visit the IIBC Flickr page for photos of these events and more:
Wine Tasting at Cityside Winery
Symposium BC
10th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands
Peers & Beers at Brewhall
Game Social at Ludica

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.

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.

Handy Resources:

• Virtual Learning and Examinations
• Fall 2019 CIP Schedule [pdf]
• BC Manual CIP Registration Form [pdf]
• Credit Transfer: For Level 1 Licensing/BC GIE students please use Provincial Agent/Broker Licensing form and send in certificate

Broker or Adjuster Licensing:

Licensing Courses
• Please visit our Licensing pages for more information on becoming a licensed broker/agent or adjuster in BC.
• Registration Form for Level 1 Licensing Home Study Kit [pdf]
• Registration Form for Level 1 Licensing Fast Track Course [pdf]


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.