Insurance - Property and Casualty (Optional Co-op)

Program Details

Credential: 2-Year Ontario College Diploma

This two-year Ontario College Diploma co-op program is designed to provide
students with broad exposure to business with a specialization in general
insurance including property and casualty insurance. The program prepares
students for work in the insurance industry in the areas of underwriting,
claims, marketing and management. Students will have the opportunity to gain
three credits required for the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP)
designation from the Insurance Institute of Canada before the work term, and
nine of the ten before graduation.

Graduates will be prepared for a wide variety of employment opportunities in
insurance companies, independent adjusting firms, insurance brokerage firms,
insurance agencies and other related business organizations.

Student Availability

Conestoga College facilitates recruitment on an ongoing basis - there are no hard deadlines. Typical time frames for work terms are listed below.

Postings are accepted beginning four months before the start of a term until all students have secured employment provided the minimum 12 consecutive weeks of full-time work is met.
Work/Study Sequence - Insurance - Property and Casualty
Year Fall (Sept. - Dec.) Winter (Jan. - Apr.) Spring/Summer (Apr. - Aug.)
Year 1 Classes Classes (12 weeks) Work Term (17 weeks)
Year 2 Classes Classes (12 weeks)  

Work Term Capabilities

Sample Job Titles

Assistant Insurance Adjuster, Claims Consultant, Assistant Claims Examiner, Claims Assistant, Assistant Contract Analyst, Personal or Commercial Lines Customer Service Representative, Claims Representative, Personal Lines Underwriting Trainee, Sales Broker Trainee

Program Courses

To see a typical course list for this program, see the current program course information.

Wage Data

Conestoga College collects data on hourly wages of co-operative education students. See the Schedule and Wage Data for details.

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Contact Information

Do you need help developing a recruitment plan or job posting, accessing wage information, or connecting with a talented co-op student? Contact:

Darren Pearson
Employer Relations Consultant
519-748-5220 ext. 2996