RIBO Licensing Courses

IBAH offers the Level l RIBO Course (Basic Brokers Preparation) throughout the year. You can participate in this course either in-class or online - whatever is best for you. 

About This Course

The Level 1 Basic Broker Preparation Course satisfies the Basic Broker Skill Requirements as established by the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO).

Digital Level 1 Course Dates

** If you are registering AFTER the course deadline, $125 will be added as a late fee. ** 

February 14 - February 26, 2022

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2022
Class Hours:  Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm
Exam (In-Person):  Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 10 am 

May 30 - June 10, 2022

Application Deadline:  May 16, 2022
Class Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm
Exam (In-Person): Saturday, June 18, 2022, at 10 am

September 12 - December 1, 2022

Class Hours:  Monday & Wednesday, 12 pm - 2 pm 
Exam (In-Person): Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 10 am

November 28 - December 9, 2022

Application Deadline:  November 14, 2022
Class Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm
Exam (In-Person): Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 10 am


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Payment Options

ONLINE   After you complete the form on this page, and you will be taken to a new page where you can make your payment online via credit card or PayPal.

Registration Details

ONLINE OR IN-CLASS  You can choose how you would like to attend this course. There are two options available, you can join online or you can join in class. In-class takes place at the Insurance Institute of Ontario - Hamilton/ Niagara (1439 Upper Ottawa St, Hamilton, ON L8W 3J6).

REGISTRATION ACCEPTANCE  To register for a course, a completed registration form must be received, with payment in full (to IBAH) prior to the start date. Courses are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

PAYMENT OPTIONS  Certified cheque, money order or MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and PayPal.

DEADLINES  The cut-off for registration is ten (10) business days prior to the start date. Late registrants may be accepted space permitting; however, enrolment may be subject to a late registration fee.

TRANSFERS  Transfers from one program to another or from one individual to another are permitted but there is a transfer fee of $75.00 depending on the circumstances.

CANCELLATION  Written notice (email accepted) must be received prior to the start of the date. A full refund is granted when IBAH receives notice more than fourteen (14) business days prior to the start date; however, there is a $125.00 processing fee. No refunds are granted on or after the start date. The penalty for insufficient notice is at the discretion of the IBAH.

TEXTBOOKS  Once textbooks have been received, they are non-refundable. The textbook fee is $200.00. Our course uses the IBAO text Fundamentals of Insurance textbook.

FEES  Licensing and RIBO accredited programs are tax exempt. Member Fee $650.00 & Non-Member Fee $870.00. Fees are subject to change without prior notice.

EXAM FEES  $250.00 exam fee payable online or to the IBAH.

NSF & BANKING FEES - All bank charges incurred are the applicant’s responsibility.
Note: it’s the student’s responsibility to become familiar with the Registration Policy prior to enrolment. Please keep a copy of the registration information for your records.

Important Information

  • If you have any questions please contact your Course Coordinator.
  • In addition, to the course fee, students will be responsible for an Examination Fee of $250.00 – this is to be made payable to the IBAH or payment can be made online and is due by the second class. 
  • If there is insufficient enrollment and a course is canceled, a full refund will be issued.
For more information please email bbcourse@ibah.org

Register Online

1. Complete form below and click 'submit.'

2. You will be redirected to a 'shopping cart' page.

3. Follow the links to complete your online payment.

4. After a successful payment, an email with a copy of your invoice attached will be sent to you.


I confirm that the above applicant is an employee of the employer named below or will be so employed by the commencement of this course.

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