Virtual Level 1 Licensing

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General Insurance Essentials


This virtual course meets the educational requirement of the Insurance Council of BC to obtain either a BC Level 1 Salesperson (Broker) or Level 1 Adjusters' Licence.

Our virtual classrooms operate on a web-conferencing platform. In a virtual classroom, the instructor interacts with students using text, presentations, slides, chat, and interactive icons. Virtual Classroom Learning combines the best benefits of a traditional classroom with the perks of a virtual space. Our virtual licensing courses offer real-time instruction in a virtual classroom and supplemental materials on an e-learning website. You get the convenience of learning from home along with flexibility, interactivity and support. All you need to get started is an internet connection!


Live Virtual | Registration Open!

Dates: September 19 to December 122023
Time: 13 Classes | Tuesdays |  6 - 9 p.m.
Cost: $963.18 for new members | $873.18 for current paid members
           Exam proctor fee of $52.50, due when registering for exam
Exam: Online: December 1-22, 2023 or January 8-26, 2024 or in-person in Vancouver: December 13, 2023 or January 17, 2024
Instructor: Lori Manskopf, CIP  
Registration: Deadline September 26, 2023
Questions: Contact Ana 778-328-3456

Course fees include tuition, exam, two textbooks, BC auto supplement, interactive study aid (online tutorial), local membership, shipping, and applicable taxes. This course uses the 2020 edition of the GIE C81 and C82 textbooks and the new 2022 BC auto supplement.

To register, CLICK HERE.

Your Level 1 education will introduce you to risk, insurance categories and companies, sales distribution, insurance as a contract, underwriting and rating, claims, automobile insurance, property/liability insurance (homeowner, other, commercial), ethics, and regulatory framework.


• No travel to another location — attend class from home or work
• Convenient evening classes — easily fit around work or home schedules
• Instructor-supported — students are able to ask the instructor questions and get answers in real time 
• Review class recordings — virtual classes are recorded and available to students for further review



Licensing exams are two (2) hours in duration | 100 multiple-choice questions | 70% is required to pass

Exams for virtual courses are written online with a virtual proctor. Available dates are during set exam administration periods occurring monthly. The exact day and time is scheduled by the student after exam registration.

For further information on virtually proctored exams, visit our licensing exam page.

Successful students are eligible to apply to the Insurance Institute of Canada to receive credit for C11: Principles & Practice of Insurance, the first course in the CIP designation series. More information is available on the credits page of our website