New Course Equivalencies For Alberta Level 1

New Course Equivalencies For Alberta Level 1

The General Insurance Council (‘GIC’) has been delegated the authority by the President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance to approve the qualification examinations and education training programs to be undertaken by applicants for certificates of authority for general insurance.

The GIC has approved the following course equivalencies for the following levels of certificates of authority:

1) Alberta General level 1:

a. Proof of passing the Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (‘CAIB’) 1 and 2 courses with proof that the last exam was passed within 12 months of the submission of an application for licensing to the AIC,

or

b. Proof of having the Full CAIB Designation with proof that the last exam was passed within 12 months of the submission of an application for licensing to the AIC.

or

c. Proof of passing the C130 (Essential Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent) and C11 (Principles and Practice of Insurance) courses of the Insurance Institute of Canada with proof that the last exam was passed within 12 months of the submission of an application for licensing to the Alberta Insurance Council (‘AIC’),

or

d. Proof of having the Full Chartered Insurance Professional (‘CIP’) Designation with proof that the last exam was passed within 12 months of the submission of an application for licensing to the AIC,

2) Alberta General Level 2:

a. Proof of passing the C132 (Practical Issues in Broker Management) and C131 (Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent) courses of the Insurance Institute of Canada with proof that the last exam was passed within 12 months of the submission of an application for licensing to the AIC,

or

b. Proof of having the Full CIP Designation with proof that the last exam was passed within 12 months of the submission of an application for licensing to the AIC,

or

c. Proof of passing the CAIB 1, 2 and 3 courses with proof that the last exam was passed within 12 months of the submission of an application for licensing to the AIC,

or

d. Proof of having the Full CAIB Designation with proof that the last exam was passed within 12 months of the submission of an application for licensing to the AIC.

3) Alberta General Level 3:

a. Proof of having the Full CIP Designation

or

b. Proof of having the Full CAIB Designation.

A completed on-line application with applicable fees accompanied by proof of the aforementioned courses must be submitted to the Alberta Insurance Council for these qualifications to be considered.

ILScorp celebrates it’s 20th anniversary with another successful Intact Commercial Producer School

ILScorp celebrates it’s 20th anniversary with another successful Intact Commercial Producer School

The 2019 Intact Insurance Commercial Producer School was an amazing success!

Students from Ontario, BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba all attended this year’s 20th Annual Intact CPS course at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort, Victoria BC from September 23 – September 27, 2019.

“Twenty years ago, our founder Steve Hawriskok, had a vision for a sales school dedicated to teaching young Commercial Producers the ART of Commercial Insurance Sales.

Twenty years later, we are still teaching the ART of Commercial Insurance Sales combined with the SCIENCE of Behaviour Selling taught exclusively in Canada for Intact Insurance Company.

We thank Intact Insurance for your support, all our former students for your patronage, and our fantastic instructors, Todd Hochban, Wayne Kehl and Debbie Kehl for your dedication to innovation and excellence. We are proud of our past and excited about our future.”

“Great job by all the students! Truly an UNBELIEVABLE class.”  Ken MacRae, President and CEO of ILScorp.

The five-day course included a curriculum that provided in-depth coverage on ideal selling practices; structured to combine group activities, case studies, structured feedback, and sales techniques within a community-oriented network.

Together with Intact, ILScorp, West Coast Training and Dynamic Leadership Inc, a structured training program for sales preparedness included:

  • Four-Step Sale Process,
  • Sales Training & Selling Techniques,
  • Building Value to Overcome Objections,
  • Strategies to Overcome Price Objections,
  • Ways to Deal with Prospects,
  • Exceed Customer Expectations,
  • Underwriter Attention and Support
  • Customer Knowledge
  • Social Media and Branding Strategy
  • Rounded knowledge of the industry from a broker and company perspective
  • Relationship building with Intact / ILScorp / West Coast Training and Dynamic Leadership

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RIBO Ethics CE, you need 1 hour every year!

The Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario recently updated the continuing education requirements for all RIBO Licensees.

As a RIBO licensee you need 1 Hour of RIBO Ethics CE by September 30, 2019, and then a new hour of Ethics CE every year between October 1st and September 30th.

ILScorp has your RIBO requirements for 2019 covered with the online course Making the Right Ethical Decisions, and we will be adding new RIBO Ethics CE courses each year.

 

This online 1 hour RIBO Ethics CE course can be purchased for $85.00 and is completed entirely online. Once you register you will receive a username and password to access the ILScorp e-learning centre. You will have 6 months of unlimited access to complete this course. Once you pass the final quiz you can print your CE certificate immediately. We will keep your CE certificate on file for up to 7 years in-case of audit.
Your Best Option to Access the Making the Right Ethical Decisions Course
Rather than purchase this course on its own, this course is also available as part of the ILScorp General CE Course Subscription.
The ILScorp General CE Course Subscription has over 186 online courses accredited in RIBO Management, RIBO Technical, RIBO Personal Skills and the RIBO Ethics CE Course.
This subscription is $185.00 and you receive 6 months of unlimited access to all 186 courses. Each time we release a new course you receive automatic access to the new courses at no extra charge.
So if you have an active ILScorp General CE Subscription when we release the new RIBO Ethics CE courses in October of 2019, you’ll automatically receive free access!
Contact ILScorp today.

License Renewal 2019 MANITOBA

What happens if you fail to renew your license by May 31?

You will be prohibited from acting as an agent.

Your agency or sponsoring insurance company will be notified immediately of the expiry of your license.

If you wish to apply under the reinstatement process, you will be required to complete ad submit a paper application form, along with the annual licensing fee and the reinstatement fee of $70.00. You will not be able to act as an agent until the Insurance Council of Manitoba approves the application and confirms the reinstatement by email to you. Delays could occur where additional requirements must be submitted for reinstatement.

Accredited CE Courses

Renewal instructions are available on the ICM website here.  Users Guides and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) are also available on the ICM website. Phone calls or emails from licensees with questions that are answered within the User Guides and FAQs will no be returned by Council.

Council recommends that you renew your license immediately to provide time to deal with any potential issues before the deadline. Online license renewal is the ONLY method of renewing your license. There are approximately 15,000 licenses being renewed in the month of May, you may find the ICM system slow when trying to renew.

MESSAGE FROM THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF MANITOBA

Don’t leave the entry of your completed Manitoba CE credits until the last minute. Enter credits upon completion and allow the on-line CE system to
a) track how many CE credits you have completed,
b) remind/inform you of how many more credits are required to renew your license and
c) simplify your on-line renewal.

Log in with your User ID and Password and click on “Continuing Education” to view your CE Status and log the CE courses that you have successfully completed. Simplified instructions to enter your CE credits are outlined under “Report Courses”.

Continuing education credits must have been obtained from an accredited course provider, or have received individual course approval by the ICM. If a licensee intends to apply a course or seminar that is not offered by an Accredited Course Provider, completion and submission of the Individual CE Approval Application is required. The application form must be submitted to the ICM at least 30 days in advance of the course to ensure sufficient time to make an informed determination as to whether the CE course qualifies for Manitoba CE credits. More information on what type of CE would fall into this category can be found on the ICM website under “Continuing Education Info”.

The entry of CE for the same course more than once may be permitted on an exception basis only. If an agent wishes to claim credit for a course more than once, the agent must contact Council for prior approval and provide written reasons. This review is subject to the individual course review fee of $50.

For your reference, the CE requirements including the applicable definition for each class of license can be located on the ICM website, and are briefly outlined below:

Annual Continuing Education Credit (CEC) Hour Requirements

Life and/or Accident & Sickness

General

Auto-Only Brokers

Adjusters

Non-residents residing in Canadian jurisdictions that have continuing education requirements will be deemed to have met the requirement in Manitoba. Agents/Brokers residing in a jurisdiction where continuing education is not mandatory are required to comply with Manitoba’s continuing education requirements.

Residents of the United States of America are required to comply with Manitoba continuing education requirements.

NOTE: Continuing Education Credits must be obtained from an Accredited Course Provider or a course that has been individually approved by the Insurance Council of Manitoba.

Non-residents residing in Canadian jurisdictions that have continuing education requirements will be deemed to have met the requirement in Manitoba. Agents/Brokers residing in a jurisdiction where continuing education is not mandatory are required to comply with Manitoba’s continuing education requirements.

Residents of the United States of America are required to comply with Manitoba continuing education requirements.

NOTE: Continuing Education Credits must be obtained from an Accredited Course Provider or a course that has been individually approved by the Insurance Council of Manitoba.

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Don’t delay, there are only days left to the May 31 CE credit deadline

Don’t delay, there are only days left to the May 31 CE credit deadline

Don’t leave the entry of your completed Manitoba Continuing Education credits until the last minute.

Enter credits upon completion and allow the Insurance Council of Manitoba’s online CE system to to
a)track how many CE credits you have completed,
b) remind/inform you of how many more credits are required to renew your license and
c) simplify your online renewal.

Register as a new applicant of Login with your existing ICM account with your User Id and Password and click on “Continuing Education” to view your CE Status and log the CE courses that you have successfully completed. Simplified instructions to enter your CE credits are outlined under “Report Courses”.

Continuing education credits must have been obtained from an accredited course provider, such as ILScorp or have received individual course approval by the ICM.

Manitoba General/Adjuster Accredited Courses

If you intend to apply a course or seminar that is not offered by an Accredited Course Provider, completion and submission of the Individual CE Approval Application are required. The application form must be submitted to the ICM at least 30 days in advance of the course to ensure sufficient time to make an informed determination as to whether the CE course qualifies for Manitoba CE credits. More information on what type of CE would fall into this category can be found on the ICM website under “Continuing Education Info”

Manitoba Life/A&S Accredited Courses

Entry of CE for the same course more than once may be permitted on an exception basis only. If an agent wishes to claim credit for a course more than once, the agent must contact the Insurance Council of Manitoba for prior approval and provide written reasons. This review is subject to the individual course review fee of $50.

For your reference, the Manitoba Continuing Education Credit requirements including the applicable definition for each class of license can be located on the ICM website, and are briefly outlined below:

Manitoba Continuing Education Credit Hour Requirements

Life and/or Accident & Sickness

General

Auto-Only Brokers

Adjusters

CE Information specific to Non-Residents of Manitoba

Non-residents residing in Canadian jurisdictions that have continuing education requirements will be deemed to have met the requirement in Manitoba. Agents/Brokers residing in a jurisdiction where continuing education is not mandatory are required to comply with Manitoba’s continuing education requirements.

Residents of the United States of America are required to comply with Manitoba continuing education requirements.

NOTE: Continuing Education Credits must be obtained from an Accredited Course Provider or a course that has been individually approved by the Insurance Council of Manitoba.

Edited for ILSTV

Technology Trends in the Insurance Industry

Technology Trends in the Insurance Industry

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Advances in technology will have a major impact on all aspects of the business of insurance worldwide. For example consumers have become more knowledgeable and expect more, opportunities for auto insurance are changing, personal data is being used more extensively than ever before. There is much to consider.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the technology and its impact on the insurance industry
  • Explain planning for technology implementation in the insurance industry
  • Describe the exchange of data between brokerages and insurance companies

Become an ILScorp group member to save even more.

Included as part of the ILScorp Adjuster CE Subscription

Included as part of the ILScorp General CE Subscription.

Access Duration from the Date of Purchase: 6 months
Credit Hours: 2
Credit Type: General/Adjuster – Technical and RIBO-Management
Credit #: AIC #48003; MB#30088
Accrediting Provinces: BC, AB, SK, MB, ON
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Included as part of the ILScorp Life/A&S CE Subscription.

Access Duration from the Date of Purchase: 6 months
Credit Hours: 2
Credit Type: Life/A&S – Technical
Credit #: AIC #48003; MB#30088
Accrediting Provinces: BC, AB, SK, MB, ON
Get Instant Access(Fast, easy, done)

Included as part of the ILScorp Chad CE Subscription.

Access Duration from the Date of Purchase: 6 months
Credit Hours: 2
Credit Type: Administration
Credit #: AFC10861
Accrediting Provinces: QC
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Included as part of the ILScorp CSF CE Subscription.

Access Duration from the Date of Purchase: 6 months
Credit Hours: 2
Credit Type: CSF – Insurance of persons
Credit #: CSF19-02-45665
Accrediting Provinces: QC
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