Program in General Insurance (INS) from the AICPCU
Build your career. The Program in General Insurance (INS) provides a solid foundation on
which to build your career in insurance. The courses cover insurance principles, practices,
and policies in depth. Completing the INS program can enhance future career opportunities
and help you do your current job better. Passing the three national INS exams earns the
Certificate in General Insurance. Although INS teaches you the fundamentals of insurance, it
assumes some basic knowledge of insurance.
Required Courses and Topics Covered
The following courses are required to earn the Certificate in General Insurance:
INS 21—Property and Liability Insurance Principles: What Insurance Is, Who Provides
Insurance, How Insurance Is Regulated, Measuring the Financial Performance of Insurers,
Marketing, Underwriting, Claims, Insurance Contracts, Property Loss Exposures and Policy
Provisions, Liability Loss Exposures and Policy Provisions, and Risk Management
INS 22—Personal Insurance: Insurance and Society, Personal Auto Policy, Homeowners
Insurance, Other Residential Insurance, Other Personal Property and Liability Insurance,
Personal Loss Exposures and Financial Planning, Life Insurance, and Health and Disability
INS 23—Commercial Insurance: Commercial Property, Business Income, Commercial
Crime, Equipment Breakdown, Inland and Ocean Marine, Commercial General Liability,
Commercial Auto, Businessowners, Farm, Workers Compensation and Employers Liability,
and Miscellaneous Coverages.
Course sequence: It is best to take INS 21 first.
INS 21/22/23: Eighty-five computer-administered objective (multiple-choice) questions. Time
allotted: 2 hours.
You need to choose a window for your exam:
INS 21—Property and Liability Insurance Principles:
Choose an exam window :
15 Apr- 15 Jun 2009
15 Jul-15 Sep 2009
15 Oct-15 Dec 2009