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Associates in General Insurance (AINS)

Associate in General Insurance (AINS)

The insurance industry employment is expected to grow almost 22% by the year 2020 making the demand for qualified professionals a highly competitive market. Professional designations are the easiest way to improve your knowledge and gain the vital expertise that insurance companies require. A must have designation for all insurance agents whether just started or seasoned veterans is the Associate in General Insurance (AINS).  Build and maintain your solid foundation of knowledge and accelerate your career.

The AINS designation provides you with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of insurance principles, practices, policies, and coverage. 

Recommended Audience:

  • People in ALL functional areas of property-casualty insurance
  • Managers or supervisors
  • Customer service representatives
  • Call center staff
  • Administrative and support staff

AINS Requirements

To earn your AINS designation you must complete 3 AINS courses pass each course's corresponding exam and Ethics 311 - Ethical Guidelines for Insurance Professionals. Please click the links to view more information and to register for courses. 

What Insurance Is, Who Provides Insurance, How Insurance Is Regulated, Measuring the Financial Performance of Insurers, Marketing, Underwriting, Claims, Insurance Contracts, Property Loss Exposures and Policy Provisions, Liability Loss Exposures and Policy Provisions, and Risk Management

Personal Insurance Overview; Automobile Insurance and Society ; Personal Auto Policy: Liability, Medical Payments, and UM Coverage; Personal Auto Policy: Physical Damages, Duties After an Accident, and Endorsements; Homeowners Property Coverage; Homeowners Liability Coverage; Homeowners Coverage Forms and Endorsements; Other Residential Insurance; Other Personal Property and Liability Insurance; Life Insurance Planning; Retirement Planning; Disability and Health Insurance Planning

Commercial Property, Business Income, Commercial Crime, Equipment Breakdown, Inland and Ocean Marine, Commercial General Liability, Commercial Auto, Business owners, Farm, Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, and Miscellaneous Coverage