The Royal Alberta College

The General Insurance Level 1 Training Course
The Royal Alberta College is an Alberta Insurance Council (AIC) approved General Level 1 Insurance Training course provider.

About This Course

The Alberta Insurance Council (AIC) is responsible for the licensing and regulation of insurance agents, brokers, and independent adjusters. AIC has published the Alberta Level 1 General Insurance Broker/Agent Licensing textbook, First Edition 2020. With permission from the AIC the contents from the textbook have been incorporated into this course by the RAC curriculum design staff and all presented materials align with the curriculum design document that has been approved by AIC’s General Insurance Council. The document can be found on the AIC website.

We are not accepting new students until June 23, 2023, as we are implementing a new learning management system

How to enroll

Our new learning platform is offering a brand new general insurance course that learners can enroll in and take at their own pace. Learners will purchase the course on this platform and cab begin immediately. They will receive a certificate of completion once they have completed the course. The course is designed to prepare individuals for their general insurance exam.  With the self-guided approach, learners can take the course on their own schedule, making it incredibly convenient for those with busy lifestyles. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive and accessible way for learners to gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the field of general insurance.

Steps to enroll

1.) Use the button below to fill out an intake form where you will be evaluated and contacted if accepted or denied entry to the course.

2.) If you are accepted, you will receive an email of acceptance. This email will explain ALL of the steps for accessing learning materials.

3.) Pay the applicable fees and access learning.

**This program is a pre-examination, preparatory training course that is approved by the Alberta Insurance Council (AIC) for the Alberta General level 1 Insurance Course.** 

**Important Notice** If you pay for the course before completing the above-aforementioned steps 1 to 3 or without completing steps 1 to 3, then you are paying for access to the information for a learning experience only. You will not receive approval nor be authorized by RAC to write the AIC exam, and no refund will be issued.

More Information

Learning Materials

The learning materials for this course have been created from the most current AIC textbook and are based on the  content and resources that are required for learners to be successful on the Alberta Level 1 General Insurance Broker/Agent Licensing exam. 

Course Length

The course consists of 17 chapters, and each chapter begins with a set of learning objectives. Each chapter includes questions that are in the form of mini case scenarios, narrative questions, multiple choice questions, and a practice final examination. An index and glossary of terms can also be found at the end of this course, and is accessible at any time. This course intends to provide learners with materials that will assist them in preparing for an Alberta Level 1 General Insurance Broker/Agent Licensing exam.

General Insurance Exam

In order to write the government-regulated exam, you must take a course from an approved school, such as the RAC. Through the enrollment process, your information will be entered into the AIC student learner system to affirm that you will be eligible to write the exam after successful completion. Exam schedules and fees are handled directly by AIC. You must register directly with AIC to write the exam independently at your own cost.


Textbooks are an additional cost of $125.00 and are NOT mandatory since the online format is a digital version of the textbook. If you wish to obtain a copy, please email with “Gen Level 1 Textbook Request” in the subject line of the email.**


To become eligible for the AIC exam, follow these steps:

1. After completing the course and passing the final exam, email your contact information to within two weeks.
2. After notifying the registrar of your information, you will receive an email from CIPR within 48 hours.
3. Complete the CIPR registration process.
4. Once you complete the CIPR registration, you MUST email the registrar’s office ( with your CIPR number.
5. The registrar will complete a final step to confirm your eligibility within an additional 48 hours.

Alternative Course Pathways

Take some time to explore other programs that have been made available through RAC Industry-led partnerships. The RAC offers short courses and micro-credential certificates in courses including, but not limited to: Marketing, Sales, Public Speaking, Social Media Engagement, Payroll, Book-keeping, Human Resources, Business and Project Management.

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