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IIABSC brings you to Excellence through Education


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 in 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.

The IIABA recognizes individual state associations that,  through a variety of traditional and cutting edge professional development programs, have made significant contributions to insurance education. Recipients of this award have proven their dedication to promoting quality insurance education year after year. The award levels are based on how well the individual state assciation's educational programs accomplishes these goals. 

IIABSC has achieved the highest level of the Excellence in Education award - Diamond Elite - in 2021. This level of achievement is only given to state associations who have achieved Diamond status for at least 10 years in a row!

South Carolina is one of only four state associations to achieve this level of excellence. 



Education Calendar

View our online education calendar and registration.


The Certified Insurance Services Representative (CISR) program is designed for all insurance professionals to increase your knowledge of coverages, risks and exposures. Earn the CISR designation by attending five of nine available courses and passing an exam after each one. 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).


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.

In-House Programs

Most of our IIABSC education programs can be provided on an in-house basis. Contact Becky McCormack at for details and pricing.

CE / Licensing Requirements

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.