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Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and licensing courses.

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The IIBC office is open to walk-in visitors from Tuesday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm.  If you require an alternate time, please contact us at 604.681.5491 or iibcmail@insuranceinstitute.ca, to book an appointment. We are closed on weekends and statutory holidays.



Celebrate the achievements of our graduates at convocations...in-person!
Grads List →
Award Recipients →

Don't miss this industry celebration! Get your tickets today:
Vancouver Island | November 18, 2022 | Victoria Golf Club → (Order Deadline: Nov 10)
Vancouver | December 1, 2022 | Pan Pacific Hotel → (Order Deadline: Nov 18)
Thompson Okanagan |January 19, 2023 | Manteo Resort in Kelowna →

CIP WINTER SEMESTER | Registration Open!

CIP winter semester registration is open. Click to download the schedule [pdf], or visit the CIP Courses page

Semester exams have the option to write either virtually-proctored, or in-person, at select exam centres.
Fall exams: December 1 to 15, 2022 Winter exams: April 3 to 18, 2023

Want to explore our various educational programs? Join our FREE Educational Planning for Insurance Professionals webinar on December 8.

Looking for CE credits? Successful completion of a CIP course provides 16 CE credits in BC. 

LEVEL 1 LICENSING - Broker & Adjuster | Virtual Course | January 19 to April 13 | Registration Open!

Winter Virtual Class registration is open! Classes start January 19. Visit our Virtual Level 1 Course page for further details or to register. Registration deadline is January 26.

For all level 1 licensing course options, visit our licensing home page.

Virtually Proctored and In-person Level 1 licensing Exams:
Exam schedule, registration details, exam competencies, and study skills and exam writing presentation are posted on the licensing exams page. Please visit to find out how to register for in-person or virtually proctored online licensing exam. Questions? Contact Ana Zhdanova.

LEVEL 2 LICENSING | Winter Semester | Registration Open!

Winter semester Broker Level 2 licensing courses with special on-demand exams are open for registration. Visit our Broker/Agent Level 2 page.

Our regular winter semester Live Virtual Level 2 classes for broker or independent adjuster are currently open for registration. Visit our CIP Courses page
Questions? Contact Sandra Enriquez

Professional Development

CE Credits & Corporate Rate available for groups of 6+ 
November 17 | Commercial Leases: The Ins and Outs of Muddy Waters
January 12 | Builders Risk
April 20 | Symposium BC - Save-the-date!

Networking Events

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.  

Winter Bowl Mingle | December 1 | Kelowna
Reconnect with other insurance professionals in the Thompson Okanagan region.  Register to come mingle over food and drinks or with bowling as well.  Added fun with an Ugly Sweater Contest! Limited space - register early!  Registration Deadline: November 18

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:

12th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands
7th Annual Kelowna Cruise & Schmooze
18th Annual CIP Golf & Wine Tournament 
14th Annual CIP Golf Tournament Victoria

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.