Get the Skills to Become an Insurance Professional

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When you become an Insurance Specialist you can work in a variety of industries: healthcare, automobile, home, or life insurance

Canadian Insurance Diploma Program in as Little as 27 Weeks*

Do you find it fascinating how people go about protecting their most valuable assets; loved ones and possessions? If so, then consider becoming a Canadian Insurance Specialist. You’ll learn about the long history and functions of the insurance industry in Canada, as well as the continuous evolution of the insurance industry over the recent years. Most importantly, you’ll gain essential tools needed for entry into the insurance field.

Become a Respected Insurance Professional

With the Canadian Insurance Diploma program you’ll learn to establish client insurance coverage, calculate premiums and establish methods of payment for your clients. You’ll also be able to provide information concerning group and individual insurance packages, and sell health, life, disability, critical illness, long term care and other types of insurance.

Once the Diploma is complete, you’ll gain an understanding of the range of risk coverage, benefits paid and other policy features. You’ll evaluate new and renewal applications to determine insurance risks, insurance premiums, extent of coverage and other conditions. Monitor insurance claims, respond to clients inquiries and explain the process of how insurance companies produce their financial ratings.

You’ll also learn about the fascinating history and philosophy underpinning the insurance industry in Canada. You’ll recognize the changes in distribution methods that have evolved in the insurance industry and be able to state the benefits of the various types of insurance and the primary types of product distribution options in the Canadian Insurance industry. Finally, you’ll get to know life insurance marketplace and understand the differences between federally and provincially chartered life insurance companies in Canada.

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Course Outline

During the Canadian Insurance Diploma program you’ll learn:

  • Microsoft: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Canadian Insurance Course (CIC) I
  • Canadian Insurance Course (CIC) II
  • Business and English Communication
  • Office Procedures
  • Interpersonal Business Skills
  • Customer Service

Career Opportunities

The Canadian Insurance Diploma program will prepare you to work with:

  • Brokers
  • Banks
  • Client Insurance Advisors
  • Canadian Insurance Agents
  • Advisors
  • Trust Companies
  • Investment Firms

Funding Your Education

CCBST is an excellent option for individuals who want to get ahead without a major financial burden. At CCBST, tuition is more affordable than larger schools while maintaining the same quality of education.

You may also be eligible to receive OSAP (Government Financial Aid) as all CCBST programs are full time.

Lastly, you may qualify for Second Career Eligibility Ontario. The Second Career program provides support to laid-off employees who will benefit from retraining to find work. Please contact a CCBST admissions representative to see if you meet the criteria.

For more information about Financial Aid and Second Career Training click here.

Is a Rewarding Career in Insurance Right For You? Get More Info…

To learn more about our Business programs and to find out if CCBST is right for you, fill out the form to receive more information. For immediate questions or to speak with a friendly CCBST Admissions Advisor, call Brampton 905-224-5241, Scarborough 416-800-6236, or North York 416-800-2664.

*27 week program length when completed in normal time.