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Basic Personal Insurance Course- 8 part series

Basic Personal Insurance Course- 8 part series

Quick Overview

Our Basic Personal Insurance Course is a four-week course in eight sessions designed to provide a new insurance professional with the basics of a career in P&C insurance, focused on the personal lines area in our business.


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Duration 8 hours
Location Online Webinar
Formats On-Demand
Instructor Patrick WraightPatrick Wraight

If you're new to the insurance industry, this course was designed for you. Over four weeks, we will walk you through some basic concepts in personal insurance, including different careers in the industry, some insurance history and basics, and different coverage forms you will encounter. This eight-hour investment in yourself is worth everything that you will put into it.

Join us for this eight session basic course. It meets Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks.

BPIC Modules

Part 1 - Insurance as a Career
Part 2 and 3 - Insurance Made Simple
Part 4 and 5 - Insuring Stuff
Part 6 - Insuring Cars
Part 7 - Thinking Like a Risk Manager
Part 8 - I Have Rental Properties

Key Learning Points:

  1. Discuss the importance of insurance and how it works within society.
  2. Compare homeowners' policies' coverage differences.
  3. Recognize personal auto coverages and how they may apply to an insured.
  4. Apply checklists, other tools and the risk management process to customer needs.
  5. Explain the coverages that are available to the owner of a rental property.

Completion of this course requires attending and participating in all sessions.

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