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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 

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.


Live Burn - Registration Deadline: Sept 22

Witness the destructive power of fire at a live burn! The session involves working with local police, firefighters and investigators to complete a full fire scene investigation.
Register  → September 28 | Live Burn & Fire Scene Investigation - Abbotsford


CIP Fall Course Schedule & Details  →
Looking for CE credits? Successful completion of a CIP course provides 16 CE credits in BC.  

Fall Semester Exams: December 1 - 15, 2023
December exam sessions will be a choice of virtually-proctored, or in-person, at select exam centres.

LEVEL 1 LICENSING - Broker & Adjuster | Virtual Fall Course

Fall Virtual Class starts September 19. Virtual Level 1 Course Details & Registration  →

Licensing exams in-person or virtually proctored online:
Exam schedule, guidelines, study skills, registration details are posted online - Licensing Exam Registration  → 

LEVEL 2 LICENSING | Summer Semester | Registration Open!

On-demand Level 2 licensing exams open for registration.
Broker/Agent Level 2  →

Professional Development - Webinars

CE Credits & Corporate Rate available for groups of 6+ 
September 26 | Introduction to Canada's Surety Bonding System
October 3 | Construction Laws & Claims
October 5 | Petroleum Industry Overview Part 1: Upstream - Exploration & Drilling
October 10 | Petroleum Industry Overview Part 2: Midstream - Production & Enhanced Recovery
October 18 | Auto Fraud & Special Investigations Unit
October 19 | Petroleum Industry Overview Part 3: Downstream - Pipelines & Processing
November 1 | Assertiveness – Communicating with Confidence - Member Bonus
November 2 | Exploring Hobby Farms Today
November 7 | Navigating the Cybersecurity Maze
November 8 | Anatomy of the CGL Policy
November 16 | Insuring Niche Risks: Business & Regulatory Considerations

Professional Development - In-Person Seminars

October 25 | Introduction to Business Interruption Insurance - Vancouver
November 23 | Introduction to Business Interruption Insurance - Langley

Convocation FAQ

Get the answers to your questions about your CIP designation, diploma and convocation - Convocation FAQ page →

Save-the-date for 2023 BC Convocations!
Convocation updates  →

Vancouver Island Convocation & Awards Dinner | Friday, November 24 at Victoria Golf Club in Victoria
Vancouver Convocation & Awards Luncheon | Wednesday, November 29 at Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver
Thompson Okanagan Convocation | Date and location TBA.

Networking Events - in-person

Our highly anticipated annual in-person events have returned!  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.

October 4 | Bites, Bowl & Mingle | Nanaimo
October 19 | Beer Tasting at Bright Eye Brewing | Kamloops
October 20 | 3rd Annual BOO-ling Tournament | Burnaby

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:

19th Annual CIP Golf & Wine Tournament - Surrey
CIP Nine & Wine Tournament - Kamloops
CIP Golf & Dine 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.