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IIBC – General Insurance Essentials: Fast Track BC General Insurance Level 1 Licensing Course

by Insurance Institute of BC
July 19, 2017
Insurance Institute of BC | #1110 - 800 W. Pender St | Vancouver | V6C 2V6

Your level 1 education will introduce you to the insurance business, insurance intermediaries, the insurance company, basic documents, insurance practices and automobile insurance.  It also covers, at an introductory level, law and insurance, insurance contracts, insurance organizations, fire insurance, homeowner policies, personal lines policies, liability insurance, commercial insurance coverage, reinsurance, risk management and loss prevention.

Dates:     July 19, 2017 to July 26, 2017 (no class Sat./Sun)
Time:       9am to 4:30pm
Location: Insurance Institute of BC | 1110 – 800 W. Pender St, Vancouver
Cost:        $795.05 for non-members | $715.05 for current paid members
Home Study transfer students, please contact Sandra Enriquez for fees.
Exam:      July 31, 2017 lower mainland | Out-of-town – week of July 31 (dependent on proctor availability)

Is this the best option for me?
The BC Level 1 Licensing GIE one week course option is the route to take for:

  • newcomers to the industry who have not yet made a definite career commitment;
  • support positions who want an overview of the industry with some detail about actual coverages and claims’ routines
  • those who prefer an in-class option supported by an instructor with a quick, immersion type timeline.

This program should also be considered by those who have been away from the education process for some time and are looking for an entry-level program to start their insurance education.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be eligible to apply to the Insurance Institute of Canada to receive a credit for the CIP course, C11: Principles and Practice of insurance. The cost for this credit is $94.00 plus GST.

Contact Sandra Enriquez, Licensing Program Coordinator, Insurance Institute of BC
T: 604-681-5491 x 30

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