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CAIB Course Descriptions, Study Options, Prices, & Credits

CAIB 1–4 Course Descriptions

This college-level designation is recognized by brokerage employers across Canada as the premier symbol of broker excellence. And, it's designed by broker for brokers. 

Once you're done, you can move on to the next level - CPIB. Or, do a BBA or MBA through our partnership with Laurentian University.

How to Use CAIB for your Provincial License

Complete your CAIB designation and become licensed all at once! It's as easy as 1,2,3!


  1. Take CAIB 1 and 2 for your Level 1 license
  2. Add CAIB 3 to get your Level 2 license
  3. Wait 24 months, take your CAIB 4, and you are eligible for a Level 3 license should your office need a new DR

After each CAIB you pass,we will supply you with proof of completion, which can be used to apply for your license through the Alberta Insurance Council (AIC).

Keep an eye on our website for new CAIB course options.



CAIB 1: Personal Insurance

16 CE credits for General and Adjuster licences
  • Introduction to General insurance
  • Habitational property and liability
  • Farm insurance
  • Personal automobile insurance 
  • E&O considerations
  • Travel insurance

CAIB 2: Commercial Insurance

16 CE credits for General and Adjuster licences
  • Introduction to commercial property insurance
  • Underwriting commercial property insurance
  • Crime insurance
  • Business interruption insurance

CAIB 3: Commercial Insurance

16 CE credits for General and Adjuster licences
  • Commercial liability and automobile
  • Marine and aviation insurance
  • Surety bonds
  • Risk management

CAIB 4: Brokerage Management

22 CE credits for General, Adjuster, Accident & Sickness, and Life licences
  • Planning,Organizing a brokerage
  • Leadership and Human resources
  • Broker/insurer relationships
  • Marketing
  • Brokerage financial management
  • Study Options

    Choose from self-study, live online courses, fast track, or immersion.

    Course and exam prices are listed separately. (All prices include GST and shipping.)


    Find Your CE Credits

    1. Log into your IBAA profile
    2. Go to Content & Features > Professional Development
    3. Look for Certification/Program drop-down
    4. Select "Alberta Continuing Education Hours" and apply the filter.


    Prefer to work at your own pace? Have strong study habits? Highly disciplined? Then take our self-study.  A minimum of 50% on the exam entitles you to a CE certificate.

    Member $300 / Non-Member $600

    student groups onlineLive Online Classes

    Get the best of both worlds. Our partner, Ensure Training, offers a live classroom online and a student portal with online study tools.

    • Weekly classes: listen and engage with your facilitator in real time
    • Recorded videos in case you miss a class or want to review
    • A practice midterm, a practice final exam, chapter study aids, and email prompts to keep you on task.

    A minimum of 75% class attendance or 50% exam grade required for CE credit. IBAA monitors online attendance time. Minimum attendance for a CE certificate means attending 75% of the classes—with an 80% or higher attention rate during each class (for example, no pop-up windows for email or minimized screens).

    Member $600 / Non-Member $1000

    adult education in classFast Track

    Four full-day Saturday classes for those who want a condensed version.

    A minimum of 75% class attendance or 50% exam grade fulfills the CE requirement.

    Member $600 / Non-Member $1000


    Exam Registration

    Exam registration is NOT INCLUDED in course registration. Choose your optimal date. Exam success is required for course completion.

    Exam Type Member Non-Member
    "Standard" $400 $500
    "Late" and "Rewrite" $150 $300
    "Deferral" $0 $0

    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 IBAA.

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