Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation program
TCCO is the exclusive Colorado provider of the Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) designation program. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors provides Practical Education for Insurance Professionals. The Society of CIC, a member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1969 that provides technical knowledge to all areas of the insurance industry. Currently, there are more than 65,000 participants in the CIC Program; over 31,000 have earned the CIC designation.
UPCOMING CHANGES TO CIC
Beginning January 1, 2019, all CIC Institues will go from 20 hours of instruction to 16 hours of instruction. All programs in CO will follow the following schedule:
Day 1: Registration 7:30am; Class 8am - 5:15pm, Exam Briefing 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Day 2: Class 8am - 5pm
Day 3: Exam 8am - 10am
Upcoming CIC Institutes in Colorado
How do I obtain and maintain the CIC designation?
To earn your CIC designation, you must attend five intensive three-day institutes and pass comprehensive essay exams which immediately follow. All institutes must be completed within a five-year period. One CRM can be subsituted to complete the designation. CICs are then required to attend either one regular CIC or CRM or a Ruble Seminar (offered to only CICs and CRMs who are dues paying members of the Socitey of CIC) each year thereafter.
The seven CIC Institutes are:
All CICs are approved for state continuing education in all states. Colorado specific CE is detailed below. For CE for other states, call TCCO - (303) 512-0627 or The National Alliance - 1 (800) 633-2165 for details.
Colorado CE (CE will change after January 1, 2019 and will be posted as soon as available from The National Alliance)
- Agency Management - approved for 21 PC/LH & 3 ETH CE credits
- Commercial Casualty - approved for 24 PC CE credits
- Commercial Property - approved for 20 PC CE credits
- Commercial Multiline - approved for 20 PC CE credits
- Insurance Company Operations - approved for 20 PC/LAH CE credits
- Life and Health - approved for 24 LH CE credits
- Personal Lines - approved for 21 PC & 3 homeowners CE credits
Visit The National Alliance's CIC Main Page for additional information. Click here for information regarding online CIC.
Visit your PROfile page to check your progess in obtaining the CIC or to update your information with The National Alliance.
Electronic Devices are now allowed at CIC. Click here for additional information.
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