Washington Insurance Continuing Education Principles of Insurance

Principles of Insurance

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Credit Hours: 12
  • Language: English
  • Credit Type: General
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Audience: Washington Licensed Insurance Professionals

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This course provides a general overview of insurance principles. It begins by defining frequently used terms in the industry. As the course develops, it illustrates the insurance process and the need for insurance. It expands to guide the student through the various mechanics, the types of insurance products available, and its applicability in different situations while illustrating with examples wherever possible.


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Differentiate between insurance, insured, and insurer
  • Define and understand the concept of premiums
  • Cite similarities between risk transfer mechanisms and insurance
  • Explain key concepts/terms used in relation to insurance
  • Describe the need for insurance
  • Discuss the various types of insurance available
  • Summarize the mechanics of insurance
  • Identify the role of insurance agents
  • Explain the mechanics of Life Insurance, its need and importance
  • Outline the application process
  • Describe the policy clauses
  • Differentiate between the various types of insurance companies
  • Summarize the concepts of Whole Life Insurance and Joint Life Insurance
  • Identify the various types of Permanent Insurance
  • Compare Term and Permanent Insurance
  • Distinguish between various Policy Variations
  • Master the mechanics of filing claims and receipt of proceeds
  • Explain the need for, and the mechanic of, insurance underwriting

Regulatory Information

Principles of Insurance - State of Washington Commissioner of Insurance

  • Name:
  • State of Washington Commissioner of Insurance
  • Phone:
  • 360-725-7000
  • Fax:
  • 360-586-3535
  • Website URL:
  • http://www.insurance.wa.gov/
  • Email Address:
  • [email protected]
  • Address:
  • 302 14th Avenue S.W. P.O. Box 40258
  • City:
  • Olympia
  • State:
  • WA
  • Zip:
  • 98504

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6 Real Reviews From Actual Learners

Allan From Amarillo, TX Took Principles of Insurance, And Said:

You helped us when we had some technical issues with courtesy and promptly. The course was clear and concise. Your training is comprehensive. I have used you in years past and will in years to come.

Posted a year and 4 months ago
Anthony From Westport, MA Took Principles of Insurance, And Said:

Easy to navigate, clear explanations. Multiple short quizzes gives feedback to areas of weakness

Posted 8 months ago
Detrice From Flowood, MS Took Principles of Insurance, And Said:

Great Course

Posted 8 months ago
Fausto From carrollton, TX Took Principles of Insurance, And Said:

good course

Posted 2 months ago
LINDA KAY From Corinth, TX Took Principles of Insurance, And Said:

Great coverage of plans. Question and answers well written

Posted 3 months ago
Manuel From Ft.Worth, TX Took Principles of Insurance, And Said:

I am excited and learning a lot Thanks

Posted 8 months ago