shopping cart
Call for support:

Associate in Premium Auditing (APA)

Best-Selling Training Courses:

Online Training Courses

Earn Your Associate Premium Auditing Designation!

Searching for APA training? Then you've come to the right place, as offers APA training and certification courses for those individuals interested in earning the prestigious Associate in Premium Auditing designation.

About The APA Designation

The Associate in Premium Auditing (APA) designation is the undisputed professional credential for persons who are required to perform premium audits in an organized and professional manner.

The APA designation signifies that an individual working in this field has attained comprehensive knowledge of 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.

What You'll Learn With APA Training

Series 7 licensing
  • Insurance Rates and Premiums
  • Insurer Types, Objectives, Functions, and Operations
  • General Liability Insurance - Policies and Exposure Bases
  • General Liability Insurance - Classifications and Audit Procedures
  • Insurance Law - Contracts, Agency, and the Insurer's Right to Audit
  • Insurance Company Operations
  • Underwriting
  • Premium Determination
  • Planning Premium Audits
  • Reviewing the Insured's Operations
  • The Employment Relationship: Employees vs. Independent Contractors
  • Adjusting Liability Claims
  • Reinsurance
  • Evaluating Accounting Systems
  • Designing Audit Automation
  • Premium Audit Automation
  • Verification and Analysis in Premium Auditing
  • The Premium Audit Report
  • Insurance Regulation
  • Insurance Marketing
See below for the course curriculum and examination requirements.

Recommended Associate Premium Auditing Designation Training Courses offers multiple courses and training formats for earning your APA designation.

Simply select any of the recommended courses below, or search under "Licensing/Designations" in the search box thereafter for "APA - Associate in Premium Auditing".

Best-Selling Training Courses:

Online Training Courses

Top FAQs

APA is the synonym for Associate in Premium Auditing.
The APA designation provides you with comprehensive knowledge of 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.
You will learn about various insurance policies, but the primary focus is on the underwriting, premium determination, and audit of specific policies.
Our courses help you to study for and pass the APA exam. Essentially, think of them as a type of Cliff Notes. Pass rate with these materials is over 90%, so they definitely help!
Statewide for all exam takers, 70%, but with our courses, 97%.
APA Designees can expect to earn between $75,000 and $100,000 per year.
Find Seminars, Webinars, And Online Training In Your Area
Earn your License quickly and easily!
Designations / Certifications
Improve your knowledge and industry standing!
Professional Development
Products & Services to help manage and grow your career!

Curriculum For The Associate Premium Auditing Designation

APA DesignationTo earn this designation, you must complete specific courses. For details and a listing of the required courses, go to, which is where you order the designation courses and from whom you earn your designation.

Please note that the course listings you see here on TrainingCenter are study guides and exam prep materials, not the official designation courses.

In other words, similar to earning a college degree, you receive the degree from your college, but can use Cliff Notes or other exam prep materials to help you pass the courses to earn your degree.

While the exam prep materials shown on TrainingCenter are not required, the average pass rate with these materials is 97.3%, so they definitely are instrumental in helping to pass your certification exams on your first attempt, thereby saving you time, money, and aggravation.

Examination Requirements
  • Your results will be provided immediately upon the completion of your exam
  • National exams are given at local testing centers during the following two-month windows:

    • January 15 - March 15
    • April 15 - June 15
    • July 15 - September 15
    • October 15 - December 15
  • Exam fees will apply
  • Contact Prometric testing centers at 800-266-3232 for more info or to schedule your exam
Ethics Requirement

Those pursuing the APA designation must pass a 50-question exam in the Ethical Guidelines For Insurance Professionals online module. This module is offered by the Institutes at no charge. If you wish to earn CE credits for passing the 50-question, objective, online exam included with it, there is a nominal $5 administrative fee.


A candidate is not required to meet any minimum experience or education requirement in order to pursue the APA designation.

Continuing Education Requirements

A designee is not required to fulfill any annual continuing education requirements, nor are there any annual fees for a designee to maintain the designation.

Additional Considerations

The National Society of Insurance Premium Auditors (NSIPA) confers the Certified Insurance Premium Auditor (CIPA) designation on people who hold the Associate in Premium Auditing (APA) designation and meet certain experience, education, and ethics requirements:
  • Business Qualifications - candidate must have completed three years of field experience conducting regulatory field audits
  • Education Requirement - candidate must have passed APA 91 and 92, CPCU 552 and 540 exams, plus CPCU 551 or 520
  • Ethical Requirement - candidate must sign the NSIPA Code of Ethics and provide three professional references

Share on Facebook

Share on Twitter
Agent Broker Training Center 5755 North Point Parkway Suite 227 Alpharetta, GA 30022 770-410-9375
Stay Up To Date
Need training or resources in other areas? Try our other Training Center sites:
HR Accounting Banking Mortgage Payroll Real Estate Safety