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Online Life License Qualification Program (LLQP) Full

Format: Self Study
CE Credits: 30 (AIC, ICM, FSCO)
Pre-requisite: None
Study Hours: 115 (Advocis, ICS)
Price: $495 (member & non-member plus applicable taxes)
          $50 (textbook, plus shipping and applicable taxes)
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The Advocis/Foran LLQP is:

  • an entry-level proficiency standard for new life insurance agents. It is based on a comprehensive curriculum set by provincial insurance regulators
  • a practical course based on the real-life experience of life insurance practitioners
  • for agents taking the LLQP option who want to be more knowledgeable in the products and services relevant to the current marketplace
  • a self-study program designed as a common standard in all provinces except Quebec. LLQP will make it easier for agents working in more than one province who need non-resident licenses

The Advocis/Foran LLQP is an online interactive course covering the 12 mandatory technical areas using a straightforward learning approach:

  • Financial & Industry Overview
  • Life Insurance Products
  • Accident and Sickness Insurance (Disability Insurance)
  • Group Insurance
  • Underwriting, Issue and Claims
  • Professional Standards
  • Common Law, Contracts Law and Life Insurance
  • Investment Products other than Life Insurance
  • Fundamentals of Insurance Investments (Segregated Funds)
  • Retirement
  • Taxation
  • Needs Analysis (Planning)

Upon passing the LLQP Full certification exam, students are eligible to write the provincial life insurance license exam.

New entrants to the life insurance industry selling life insurance and related products

Self Study

The Advocis/Foran online LLQP is designed as a self-study course, with success highly dependent on the student's personal discipline. To increase study effectiveness, we encourage students to establish a study schedule. We have developed a sample study schedule, listed in the course material menu, that organizes the content into 13 manageable study sessions for efficient and effective study time.


Advocis has partnered with a number of post-secondary institutions to offer this course in a classroom setting. Please link to this site for additional information on how to register for this program through one of our education partners.

Registration includes

  • Online content organized for efficient, effective study, optimized for any mobile device, organized into "bite-sized" segments, and completely searchable.
  • When connected to the internet, knowledge quizzes and case studies increase understanding and practical applicability with feedback and content references after each answer.
  • Searchable glossary of close to 1,000 technical terms
  • Access to help for course-related questions online
  • 240-day window for completion of the course
  • First certification exam attempt
  • Detailed analysis of certification exam performance
  • Robust Practice Exam Tool (PET)
    • Driven by an exam bank of 400 well-researched questions
    • Excellent prep for the certification exam and the provincial license exam
    • Format allows students to maximize their study time with the flexibility of selecting a 30-minute focused exam or a full-blown four-hour provincial exam simulation
    • No limit on the number of attempts, with constructive feedback each time
    • BONUS access to the PET is retained after passing the certification exam, to allow students to continue to prepare for their provincial exam
    • HUGE BONUS no extra charge for the PET ... it's a built-in feature of the Advocis/Foran LLQP

Passing mark is an aggregate score of at least 60% on the two-part certification exam.


Completion of an online certification exam in two 2-hour sessions.

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