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​IIABSC is the premier provider of insurance continuing education in South Carolina. Our focus is on quality and relevancy which sets us apart from the "fast and cheap" continuing education providers. IIABSC offers classroom, web-based and self-study continuing education courses, as well as online pre-licensing training.

Excellence through Education
Excellence doesn't just happen. Excellence is an achievement. It requires knowing your individual customers and your product. IIABSC's continuing education provides you with the opportunities and resources to achieve excellence in what you do.

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The Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation program provides and in-depth practical approach to education for insurance agents, CSR's and other insurance practitioners. CIC helps designees meet the changing needs of their clients. Participants earn their designation after taking the five institutes and passing an exam after each one.
The Certified Insurance Services Representative (CISR) program provides practical, up-to-date information on a variety of insurance topics. CISR is designed for all insurance practitioners to increase your knowledge of coverages, risks and exposures. Participants earn the CISR designation by attending five courses and passing an exam after each one. With nine courses to choose from, participants can focus on a specific area, match their interests or simply diversify their learning.
The Associate in Insurance Account Management (AIAM) designation is a comprehensive program that focuses on the non-technical aspects of an insurance professional's responsibilities. This designation is designed for all agency staff.
The Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) designation provides in-depth insurance knowledge and strong customer service focus to give insurance professionals a competitive edge in today's marketplace. The designation is earned by taking three modules(three classes each module) and completing the exams, and an online Ethics course (no exam).
This series combines leadership development with the opportunity to practice problem-solving techniques for management-related issues. It is for existing pricipals, managers and young agents.
Dozens of topics to choose from and NO TEST or Proctor required for CE credit. IIABSC webcasts provide a convenient and cost-effective way to earn CE credit.
Self-directed learning allows participants to delve deeper into the topics that interest them and at their convenience to balance their CE needs with productivity. IIABSC has partnered with to provide engaging, self-taught online courses at a 35% discount.
Most of our IIABSC education programs can be provided on an in-house basis. Contact Becky McCormack at for details and pricing.
Not sure which classes are right for you? Check out the suggestions for various career paths.
This page explains the overall agency, producer and surplus lines requirements in addition to specific continuing education requirements of all licensed SC resident insurance agents.