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Licensing Education / Professional Designations

Achieving professional broker designations is a sign of dedication to your career and a commitment to being an insurance industry expert. To support you at all stages of your career, the IBABC provides you with nationally recognized courses and professional designations...

Fundamentals of Insurance - This course is the premier pre-licensing course for beginning general insurance brokers. It is particularly suited to those who are brand new to the industry.

The Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) program - CAIB is the nationally recognized designation of the professional insurance broker. In B.C., passing CAIB exams is a recommended way of upgrading your general insurance license.

The Canadian Professional Insurance Broker (CPIB) program - CPIB is the new senior designation program for brokers who have achieved a CAIB, AIIC / CIP, or CCIB designation. It is positioned at a university level of study and consists of a combination of three mandatory courses and three university / college electives.

Canadian Certified Insurance Broker (CCIB) - A senior designation designed for the commercial insurance broker.

To learn more about broker licensing requirements and issues pertaining to our licensing courses and designations, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions - Licensing Education area.

Have more questions about IBABC Licensing Education? Contact Julie McKinlay at (604) 606-8004 or Gina Taylor at (604) 606-8005.