Customize Your Learning Experience

Weekday, Weekend, On Demand

Join us Monday to Friday for two weeks, three consecutive weekends or on demand. MORE

Textbook or eBook

Choose between a hardcopy textbook or an eBook. Newly rewritten, redesigned and repackaged with the most up-to-date course material available today. MORE

Classroom or Virtual

A recent technology investment has turned our classroom into a live studio that broadcasts in-person classes to students learning virtually simultaneously. MORE

In-Person or Online Exam

Choose to write your exam in–person at your own brokerage (if you are currently employed) or our Toronto location or book online. NOTE: Exam fee is NOT included in the course fee. MORE

BROKER LAUNCHPAD PROGRAM OPTIONS

  • Weekday

    Formerly the Two–Week Prep Course, this is the most efficient format to prepare for the RIBO Level I exam. For individuals with limited industry experience. Students are guided through insurance fundamentals, principles of indemnity, insurable interest, personal property, personal auto and the Registered Insurance Broker (RIB) Act. Students can write their RIBO exam the week following the course. Students must book their RIBO exam here.

    COVID-19 UPDATE
    Beginning in April 2022, we are offering in-person classroom spots in accordance with public health advisories. The option to select a classroom seat will be available upon registration. For questions, please contact education@ibao.on.ca.

    MASKS
    Masks must be worn when moving around the classroom (for example, when walking in and out of the classroom or going to the washroom). Masks may be removed when sitting at your desk.

    VACCINATIONS
    IBAO requires all instructors, students and exam candidates in our classroom to be fully vaccinated prior to entering our facilities. Individuals looking to take our courses who have not been fully vaccinated are welcome to use our virtual options.

    PAY BY CREDIT CARD ONLY.

    TO REGISTER
    Sign in using your IBAO Member ID. If you don’t have a Member ID, ask your hiring manager to have you added to their IBAO employee roster or create an account.

    To register by form, download the registration form, fill out all necessary details including study format and method of payment, and return to education@ibao.on.ca.

  • Weekend

    Formerly Weekend Warrior, this option is for individuals who are working full–time.

    For individuals with limited industry experience. Students are guided through insurance fundamentals, principles of indemnity, insurable interest, personal property, personal auto and the Registered Insurance Broker (RIB) Act. Students must book their RIBO exam here.

    COVID-19 UPDATE
    Beginning in April 2022, we are offering in-person classroom spots in accordance with public health advisories. The option to select a classroom seat will be available upon registration. For questions, please contact education@ibao.on.ca.

    MASKS

    Masks must be worn when moving around the classroom (for example, when walking in and out of the classroom or going to the washroom). Masks may be removed when sitting at your desk.

    VACCINATIONS
    IBAO requires all instructors, students and exam candidates in our classroom to be fully vaccinated prior to entering our facilities. Individuals looking to take our courses who have not been fully vaccinated are welcome to use our virtual options.

    PAY BY CREDIT CARD ONLY.

    TO REGISTER
    Sign in using your IBAO Member ID. If you don’t have a Member ID, ask your hiring manager to have you added to their IBAO employee roster or create an account.

    To register by form, download the registration form, fill out all necessary details including study format and method of payment, and return to education@ibao.on.ca.

     

  • On Demand

    NEW FOR 2022: Work autonomously through our online guided learning program. Includes video recordings, interactive elements, worksheets, helpful resources and practice quizzes. You have 180 day access to lessons specific to each chapter of the textbook and will be guided through insurance fundamentals, principles of indemnity, insurable interest, personal property, personal auto and the Registered Insurance Broker (RIB) Act. Join us via any device, from anywhere, anytime. Start, stop, review and complete practice exams as often as you like.

    Register for your exam when you’re ready. RIBO exams must be booked independently here.

    PAY BY CREDIT CARD ONLY.

    TO REGISTER
    Sign in using your IBAO Member ID. If you don’t have a Member ID, ask your hiring manager to have you added to their IBAO employee roster or create an account.

    Access:

    180 Days

    $475 Members

    $550 Non-Members

    REGISTER
  • Semester

    This option is for individuals working full time and prefer to study on weeknights. Broker Launchpad Semester Program is a 12-week course, providing condensed lessons, study tools, guidance, assessments and straightforward practice in all the subjects that insurance brokers need to comprehend.

    Guided by a live instructor taking place twice weekly, this option is perfect for students with busy schedules who want to study at a manageable pace. With 48 hours of total instruction time, guided examples on the fundamental topics, and practice quizzes and exams, this course aims to help you connect the dots on the complexities of insurance contracts, policy coverages and pertinent regulations to challenge the RIBO level 1 exam.

    For individuals with limited industry experience. Students are guided through insurance fundamentals, principles of indemnity, insurable interest, personal property, personal auto, and the Registered Insurance Broker (RIB) Act. Students must book their RIBO exam here.

    This format is purely virtual with no in-person format.

    March 28 – June 15

    Tues & Thurs, 6:00 – 8:00PM

    Register by: March 21

    $675 Members

    $920 Non–Members

    REGISTER / LOG-IN

Rewritten, Redesigned, Reformatted

Our new Becoming an Insurance Broker textbook is an exciting new way of learning about Ontario’s broker channel, how to become a successful broker, how to guide consumers on risk management and protection and what Ontario’s insurance landscape is all about. Written by industry experts and available online or as a hard copy textbook. Included with Broker Launchpad programs or can be purchased on its own.

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CONTACT

IBAO EDUCATION TEAM

education@ibao.on.ca | 416.488.7422 x118

MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS

LYALL BELL - CAIB, CIP

With over 40 years of professional experience in the insurance industry, Lyall has significantly impacted the skills sets of over 20,000 brokers with his interactive and inspirational facilitation style. Every participant in his workshops walks away raving about their learning experience. Motto – Help at least one person everyday.

MICHAEL CARBERRY — CAIB

Mike is a Past President of the IBAO and a well connected broker within Ontario’s marketplace. Famous for coming to class with new, relevant headlines, research papers and anything that goes that extra mile to highlight the impact of insurance on everyday life, Mike keeps it fresh with a mix of real life examples and a dash of good humour.

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