Insurance Co-op Overview

Co-op Format (Fall Intake)

September to December  January to April  May to August
Semester 1 Semester 2 Vacation
Semester 3 Work Term 1 (Co-op) Work Term 2 (Co-op)
Work Term 3 (Co-op) Semester 4  

Co-op Format (Winter Intake)

January to April May to August  September to December
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Work Term 1 (Co-op) Work Term 2 (Co-op) Work Term 3 (Co-op)
Semester 4    

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Co-op Delivery and Fees

This program has an optional co-op, as part of the program of study. The annual co-op fee structure can be found on the Tuition and Fees page.

For questions, please contact the Co-op Specialist listed at the bottom of the webpage.

Driver’s License and Vehicle

Please note that some co-op positions for this program require that students have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle. The license requirement (G class, G2 class) varies by position. Some co-op positions may require students to commute.

Work Term Capabilities

(which do not reflect individual work experiences & exposures)

  • Apply knowledge of insurance principles and practices
  • Communicate insurance-related information in oral, written, and graphic formats suited to specific audiences and purposes
  • Apply the knowledge of Canadian legal system, the legislative context of the insurance industry and business in general to insurance contracts, document and processes
  • Recommend various insurance policies to clients from the perspective of the broker
  • Evaluate the various factors affecting the acceptance and underwriting of any insurance risk
  • Processing renewals, cancellations, endorsements for new business
  • Explain, interpret, analyze policy coverage and policy documents
  • Claims filing, document collection and report analysis
  • Maintain abeyance systems to monitor outstanding insurance documents
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint
Co-op Pay Range Co-op Pay Average
Range: $18.00 - $25.50 Average: $22.50

For further information, please contact:

Jason Peng, Co-op Specialist
Phone: 905-575-2164
Email: jason.peng [at] (Jason Peng)