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Insurance Career Learning Paths

There are multiple learning pathways to an insurance career.  Find the right one for you.

College Courses


Certificate of Completion - CCL in Insurance Studies

Designed to provide knowledge and skills training for various entry-level positions in the insurance industry. The courses include an introduction to the insurance industry, in addition to principles of property, liability, personal, and commercial insurance. Courses in this CCL program may be applied towards the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Insurance Studies.

Glendale Community College - Click Here 
Mesa Community College - Click Here
Rio Salado College - Click Here 
* Expanding soon to other Maricopa Community Colleges.


Associate in Applied Science - AAS Degree in Insurance Studies
Designed for students who are interested in gaining foundational skills in the insurance industry. Courses provide a framework of knowledge including an introduction to the insurance industry, principles of property and liability insurance, personal, and commercial insurance. The program also includes a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Insurance Studies.

Glendale Community College - Click Here
Mesa Community College - Click Here
Rio Salado College - Click Here
* Expanding soon to other Maricopa Community Colleges.


Bachelor of Science in Risk Management Coming Soon
Grand Canyon University is developing a Risk Management program for their Finance and Economics program and plans for the Bachelor of Science in Risk Management by Fall of 2020.

Northern Arizona University is also developing a Risk Management program to be implemented in 2020.

P&C Licensing & Exam Prep


Self-Study, Video & Online Licensing Prep Materials
Exam Simulator & ExamFX offers self-study pre-licensing materials for property and casualty and life and health in Arizona at deeply discounted rates for IIABAZ Members.

Exam Simulators - Contact Mindy Wagner
mindy.wagner@examfx.com to order Exam Simulators for $21.50 (Regular price $49.95).

ExamFX Video Study Package & Live Online Study Package - Go to
www.examfx.com, click on Register Now and Enter Email examfx@iiabaz.com to get the discounted up to 50% off regular price.


P&C Licensing Classes

Glendale Community College is offering a 3-Day college credit course. Contact Nancy Germond for details at nancy.germond@gccaz.edu

The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity has developed an 80 Hour P&C Licensing Prep course. Contact Monica Magoon at monica.magoon@oeo.az.gov for details. 

Other Exam Preparation Resources - Click Here


Arizona Insurance Licensing Exam
Insurance license examinations are administered by Prometric.  Prometric's website contains license candidate publications that describe Arizona insurance licensing requirements and that outline material covered on each of the examinations. The outlines show the percentage of the examination that will deal with particular topic areas.

Schedule Your Examination
You may take your exam at any Prometric test center throughout the U.S. in which insurance examinations are offered.

Producer Licensing Application
Click Here for Insurance Producer License Application Information.

Industry Training and Continuing Education
 
Basics & Beyond - New Agent Training
Insurance is complex and you have to take control of your training - learning and professional development must be intentional. This eight-part series is designed to allow you to skip over" three or more years of accidental learning. In just 24 session hours, you will intentionally learn more than you will learn accidentally over the next 6,000 hours! Approved for Continuing Education in Arizona.  IIABAZ Members registration deeply discounted. Click Here for more information.

My Agency Campus - New Hire Training
Today's learners are seeking instant, easy-to-access learning.  Online Learning is a flexible and immediate solution as you hire staff and look to train your existing team.  My Agency Campus provides a range of online course offerings including: Insurance Coverage Basics with Underwriting and Risk management, Training by Job Role, Business Skills, Supervisor Training, and more! Visit https://www.myagencycampus.com/ to learn more!

IIABAZ Educational Seminars
The IIABAZ offers a multitude of insurance education classes through its subsidiary Insurance Training and Education Center (ITEC).  Courses include Errors and Omissions Loss Risk Management, Ethics, Flood, and Member Benefit Hot Topics most approved for continuing education in Arizona. - Click Here

Live Webcasts & Streaming Videos
ABEN Online - Offering high quality CE and professional development webcasts via live streaming video! E&O Education and Risk Management Resources seminars to Flood, Ethics, and Property & Casualty Coverages. - Click Here
 
Big "I" Virtual University Education
Virtual University Workshops - A robust on demand replay catalog is available and organized by line of business to help drill down to the area that you prefer to explore.
Want to know your live training options?  Check out the VU webinar calendar.
Risk and Reality Reports - Print, read, highlight, share. See what's available here.
Knowledge Assessments - Gauge insurance knowledge and what to do with the results.


Professional Designations
Earn an insurance professional designation while earning continuing education.

Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Designation Program
An inspiring professional faculty, nine ONE-DAY courses to choose from, a curriculum that's tailored to Arizona--all these benefits make the CISR Program a truly superior education opportunity. To earn the CISR designation, you must complete any five of the nine courses and pass the five exams within three years. All CISR courses are approved for 7 hours of continuing education credit in Arizona and are available in the classroom and online. An optional exam is given at the end of each course, in classroom or online, for those seeking the designation. - Click Here 

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) Designation Program
The Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) Program has been the insurance industry's premier, proven source for practical, real-world education since 1969. According to the Producer Profile publication, commercial lines producers with the CIC designation earn 30% more than those without the designation.  The CIC Program is designed to meet the practicing insurance professionals need for technical knowledge in all areas of the insurance industry. Each institute consists of two days of intensive instruction followed by a rigorous optional examination and is approved for 16 CE Hours in Arizona. - Click Here 

Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) Designation Program
CRIS is a specialized curriculum focusing on the insurance and risk management needs of construction projects and contractors. Those who complete the program are entitled to display the CRIS certification to certify their knowledge of construction insurance and risk management and dedication to the industry. To obtain the CRIS certification, you complete 5 specialized courses on construction risks and insurance. To maintain the CRIS certification, you obtain only 7 hours of approved construction risk and insurance continuing education credit during the initial 24 months and every 12 months thereafter (generally one online course or a seminar). - Click Here