Ƶ Continuing Professional Education, in partnership with the Insurance Institute of British Columbia (IIBC), is pleased to offer the training required by the Insurance Council of BC to obtain a Level 1 Salesperson/ Adjuster License. Once this training has been completed, the successful candidate is required to have the sponsorship (employment) of a licensed insurance agency in order to obtain a Level 1 license.

General Insurance Salesperson/Adjuster Level 1 License

General Insurance Essentials
Part 1 & 2

Successful graduates of this Program will be awarded a Certificate from the Insurance Institute of BC. In addition, graduates are eligible to apply for an equivalency credit in the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation program of the Insurance Institute of Canada (a credit transfer fee will apply).


Course content


The course introduces the student to the insurance business, insurance intermediaries, the insurance company, basic documents, insurance practices and automobile insurance. In addition, the course covers, at an introductory level, law and insurance, insurance contracts, insurance organizations, fire insurance, the Homeowners policy, personal lines policies, liability insurance, commercial insurance coverages, reinsurance, risk management and loss prevention.


For best results it is recommended that students read the textbooks prior to the first class and allow for weekly study time.

Delivery method

This course will be offered virtually. Sessions will take place according to the posted schedule.

To participate in virtual sessions, students will need high speed internet, video cam and microphone.

Instructor:Shannon Gonzalez
Dates:6 Saturdays: October 5 to November 23, 2024 (No class Oct 12 and Nov 9)
Time:10:00 am - 5:00 pm 

$653.00 Tuition fee includes mandatory IIBC membership fee ($94.50).

Note: Exam proctoring fee is $52.50 ($50 + gst)


General Insurance Essentials - Part 1 (includes online tutorial) and General Insurance Essentials - Part 2

Both textbooks are required for this course and will be available from the Ƶ Bookstore (NW Campus).

For store hours please call 604-527-5015 or visit our .

Note: Due to legislation change, some information on the textbooks are outdated. Please see the for the changes. The changes will not be tested on the final exam. 

Register:Phone: (604) 527-5472


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Fall 2024 Insurance Course - Now Open For Registration!

Phone to register: (604) 527-5472 (Visa or MasterCard only)


Ways to Register

(604) 527-5472 (Visa or MasterCard only)

IIBC Contact Information

Insurance Institute of BC (IIBC)
1100, 800 West Pender St
Vancouver, BC
V6C 2V6

Anastasia Zhdanova 
Licensing Program Coordinator, Insurance Institute of BC
Phone: 604 681 5491 x 0
Direct: 778-328-3456