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  • 10 Hour(s) General
Applying Insurance Concepts

Course Highlights

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This course is approved for all insurance licensees by the Illinois Department of Insurance.

It's easy . . .

  1. Enroll.
  2. Read the course book (printed or online).
  3. Take the open-book online exam for immediate scoring. 

Fast credit reporting! 

State Requirement

Illinois resident insurance producers are required to complete 24 credit hours of continuing education during each 2-year license renewal period. Of those 24 hours, 21 hours may be completed via self-study courses. The remaining three hours must consist of either an ethics webinar or an in-person ethics class.

About This Course

This convenient self-study course (10 credit hours) includes our free book. We encourage you to preview the book. You can see the quality content first-hand and how easy it is to complete our course. Simply submit your exam (online, by fax, or by mail) for scoring to earn credit.

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Course topics include:

  • The importance of insurance as a risk management tool.
  • Professional risks faced by insurance agents and brokers.
  • The history and purpose of insurance regulation at the state and federal levels.
  • Proper claims handling.
  • Life insurance fundamentals and their role in group life insurance sales.
  • Property and casualty concepts and their role in auto insurance sales.


  1. When enrolling in this program, you may request a free copy of the self-study book.
  2. Paper exams are also available.
  3. As part of their 24-hour continuing education requirement, all Illinois insurance producers must complete a 3-hour ethics course. Click here for more information.

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