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Insurance Institute of Canada/British Columbia (IIC - IIBC)

General Insurance Salesperson / Adjuster Level 1 License
General Insurance Essentials - Part 1 & 2

Douglas College 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.

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).

Contact information:

Insurance Institute of BC (IIBC)

1100, 800 West Pender Street

Vancouver, BC V6C 2V6

Kaitlin Carmichael
Licensing Program Coordinator
Insurance Institute of BC

Phone: 604 681 5491 x 30

Fax: 604 681 5479

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.

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



Shannon Karok




7 Saturdays - September 12 - Oct 31, 2020 (no class October 10)     


9:00 am - 4:00 pm (last class 9:00 am - 11:00 am)


$648.00 Tuition fee includes mandatory IIBC membership fee ($85.00).


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

Both textbooks are required for this course and will be available from the Douglas College Bookstore (NW Campus). For store hours please call 604-527-5015 or visit our Bookstore.

Four Ways to Register

Walk in - Douglas College, New Westminster or David Lam Campus Coquitlam

Fax: 604 527 5696

Phone: 604 527 5472 (Visa or MasterCard only)


Douglas College
Continuing Education, Registration
PO Box 2503
New Westminster, BC V3L 5B2

For Additional Information: If you require more information about this course or would like to be placed on the Douglas College mailing list, please call the Program Assistant at 604 527 5607.