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Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB)
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Increase your business competence, confidence, and credibility as a professional insurance broker and trusted adviser by gaining the CAIB designation (4 courses that can be taken in any order and in any delivery method).

CAIB Program Objectives

  • Apply your technical knowledge to practical situations
  • Enhance your business competency
  • Develop your marketing skills
  • Strengthen your professional skills and ability
  • Maximize your potential for management positions
  • Take all 4 courses to earn your designation, or take individual courses to sharpen your professionalism in a particular area

CAIB 1–4 Course Descriptions

The CAIB program has no prerequisites and is itself a prerequisite for Canadian Professional Insurance Broker (CPIB) and IBAA's BBA and MBA. CAIB is not a prerequisite for CCIB but certainly helps with the exams.

CAIB 1: General Insurance CAIB 2: Commercial Insurance
16 CE credits for General and Adjuster licenses
  • Introduction to general insurance
  • Habitational insurance
  • Other habitational insurance forms and endorsements
  • Personal liability insurance
  • Farm insurance
  • Personal automobile insurance basics
  • Professional service and regulations
  • E&O considerations
  • Travel insurance

16 CE credits for General and Adjuster licenses
  • Introduction to commercial property insurance
  • Underwriting commercial property insurance
  • Commercial property—Policy forms
  • Commercial property—Additional coverage forms
  • Commercial property—Miscellaneous property forms
  • Crime insurance
  • Business interruption insurance

CAIB 3: Commercial Insurance CAIB 4: Brokerage Management
16 CE credits for General and Adjuster licenses
  • Commercial liability—Legal perspective
  • Commercial general liability policy
  • Commercial automobile exposures
  • Marine and aviation insurance
  • Surety bonds
  • Risk management

22 CE credits for General, Adjuster, Accident & Sickness, and Life licenses
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Human resources
  • Leading
  • Broker insurance-company relations
  • Marketing
  • Building long-term relationships
  • Technology and brokerage operations
  • Brokerage financial management
  • Monitoring

New Exam Registration Process

Course and exam registrations are now entirely independent in the designation programs. We strongly recommend taking our full CAIB course before its exam, but course registration is no longer required for exam registration.

All exam registrations are pending approval from the IBAA.

Study Options, Prices, & Continuing Education (CE) Credits

Choose from year-round self-study, live online classes, Saturday fast-tracks, or week-long immersion classes. Prices depend on the study method.

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