Insurance Certifications / Designations
Insurance Certifications / Designations
Have you been considering the pursuit of an insurance designation, such as the CLU or CPCU, to accelerate your career in the insurance industry? Perhaps you were passed over for that last promotion - the ARM or RHU should bolster your chances the next time around? Would you like to distance yourself in the claims industry by earning the AIC or AAI certification? We can help!
ABTrainingCenter offers the most complete collection of courses to help you earn a particular insurance certification or designation. Below is a list of common insurance-related designations that will boost your knowledge and career!
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- AAI, Accredited Adviser in Insurance
The AAI designation program, which is specifically for agency personnel, was originally created through the combined efforts of the IIA and the IIABA. The program teaches practical, real-world skills that agency personnel need to gain a competitive edge in the property-casualty insurance market.
- AFSB, Associate in Fidelity and Surety Bonding
The Associate in Fidelity and Surety Bonding (AFSB) designation signifies that an individual working in this field has attained comprehensive knowledge of both contract and non-contract surety, as well as crime insurance.
- AIAF, Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance
The Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance (AIAF) designation signifies that an individual working in this field has attained comprehensive knowledge of practices, principles, and procedures used to prepare insurer financial statements to comply with the requirements of the NAIC and other regulatory bodies.
- AIC, Associate In Claims
Claim professionals handle a wide variety of claims, including property, auto, workers compensation, and bodily injury claims. Earning the Associate In Claims (AIC) designation can improve your technical claim handling abilities as well as your communication and negotiation skills.
- AIS, Associate in Insurance Services
The Associate in Insurance Services (AIS) designation signifies that an individual working in the field of insurance has attained comprehensive training in enhanced customer focus. Your clients and colleagues expect quality, and service quality has never been more important than it is right now!
- AIT, Associate in Information Technology
The Associate in Information Technology (AIT) designation is a three-course program that covers the technical areas that insurance professionals should understand, and also prepares the IT professional with an in-depth understanding of insurance automation issues.
- AMIM, Associate in Marine Insurance Management
The Associate in Marine Insurance Management (AMIM) designation is the undisputed professional credential for persons who typically advise clients in marine insurance - coverage for the loss or damage of ships, cargo, hulls, terminals, etc.
- APA, Associate in Premium Auditing
The Associate in Premium Auditing (APA) designation is intended for those professionals who are required to perform premium audits in an organized and professional manner. Concepts learned are insurance contracts, auditing procedures appropriate to a variety of complex situations, principles of insurance accounting, and the relationship of premium auditing to other insurance operations.
- API, Associate in Personal Insurance
The Associate in Personal Insurance (API) designation is the undisputed professional credential for persons whose area of specialty is personal lines insurance - personal insurance business (including underwriting), marketing practices, the personal insurance environment, etc.
- ARC, Associate in Regulation and Compliance
The Associate in Regulation and Compliance (ARC) designation signifies that an individual working in the insurance field has attained comprehensive knowledge of the insurance regulatory environment and the effect regulation has on the business of insurance. A designee will be able to understand the interests of both insurance regulators, and those who must comply with insurance regulation.
- ARe, Associate in Reinsurance
The Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designation is the undisputed professional credential for persons in the field of reinsurance and signifies that a certificant has attained comprehensive knowledge of reinsurance terms and pricing, reinsurance treaties, facultative certificates, and developed the necessary skills to design a reinsurance program.
- ARM, Associate in Risk Management
The Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation signifies that an individual working in this field has attained a comprehensive understanding of the risk management process, from analysis to implementation and monitoring; risk retention and transfer; and the latest in advanced risk financing techniques.
- ASLI, Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance
The Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) designation signifies that an individual working in the insurance field has attained comprehensive knowledge of the following subject matter: Insurance Regulation, Surplus Lines Insurance Marketing, Underwriting, Ratemaking, The Claim Function, Reinsurance, Financial Analysis of Insurers and Intermediaries, and various Surplus Lines Insurance Products.
- AU, Associate in Commercial Underwriting
The Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU) designation is the undisputed professional credential for persons who work as a commercial lines underwriter. You will learn a thought process to guide you as you write accounts and consider coverage questions.
- CAS, Certified Annuity Specialist
The Certified Annuity Specialist (CAS) designation demonstrates the producer's expertise and commitment to helping individuals work towards their retirement goals with annuities as a suitable option. The curriculum covers all of the traditional aspects of fixed-rate and variable products; a detailed part of the materials also covers the different titling options and the estate and income tax ramifications of each.
- CIC, Certified Insurance Counselor
The Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation signifies that an individual working in the insurance field has attained comprehensive knowledge by virtue of completing the 5 'institutes' that comprise the program: Agency Management, Commercial Casualty, Commercial Property, Life & Health, and Personal Lines.
- CLU, Chartered Life Underwriter
The Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) program provides insights into the life insurance business, its importance to the economy, its operation and distribution systems, and its resurging importance for safe and secure investments. Since the first examinations were held in 1928, more than 93,000 men and women have met the educational, experience, and ethics mandates needed to earn the CLU designation.
- CPCU, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
The Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation signifies that an individual working in the field of property/casualty insurance has gained a broader understanding of property-casualty insurance, enhanced by a concentration in either commercial or personal risk management insurance.
- INS, Certificate in General Insurance
The Certificate 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.
- RHU, Registered Health Underwriter
The Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designation signifies that an individual working in this field has attained comprehensive knowledge of the following subject matter: managed care plans; individual and group medical, disability income, long term care insurance; group dental and voluntary benefit plans, COBRA, ERISA, and HIPAA; cafeteria plans; Medicare and Medicaid.
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