GIE Courses

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Whether you’re a newcomer to the industry, or in a support role within an insurance company, brokerage or adjusting firm, the General Insurance Essentials (GIE) Program gives you a solid understanding of the principles and practices of property and casualty insurance.


Learn insurance fundamentals, quickly and in a plain language format. This two-course certificate program is designed to lay the groundwork for further insurance education and career development.

BC Level 1 Licensing Option

Our BC licensing program for those wanting to obtain either a Level 1 Salesperson (Broker) Licence or a Level 1 Adjuster Licence uses topics from the Insurance Institute’s General Insurance Essentials (GIE: C81 and C82) textbooks, but with the option of one local licensing exam.

For more details on the licensing courses and registration forms, please visit the BC licensing pages.  We offer in-class and live virtual course options, as well as an independent Home Study option which is available year round. This program is distinct from the national GIE courses offered below.

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