The Regulation respecting the issuance and renewal of representatives’ certificates determines the minimum qualifications required by individuals looking to obtain a certificate in the damage insurance sector and its sector classes.
The minimum qualifications for the damage insurance sector are as follows:
- Diploma of Collegial Studies from Québec (DCS) ;
- Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS) in Insurance and Financial Advisory Services (Information available in French only)
- Attestation of collegial studies in damage insurance recognized in an agreement entered into for that purpose between the AMF and a Québec college-level institution (Information available in French only)
- Two certificates of 30 credits each from a Canadian university
- Bachelor’s degree, specialized graduate diploma (D.E.S.S.), Master’s degree or doctoral degree from a Canadian university
- Decision issued by the AMF recognizing a level of education equivalent to the Diploma of Collegial Studies
- Comparative evaluation for studies done outside Québec issued by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion indicating a result equivalent to a diploma of collegial studies or graduate diploma
- Secondary school diploma or equivalent level of education and a decision issued by the AMF recognizing at least three years of full-time employment experience
The list of training providers that have signed an agreement with the AMF for the damage insurance sector can be found in the Recognized training providers page.