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Become WCIRB CompEssentials Certified

December 5, 2019

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) has just launched WCIRB CompEssentials® certification. Become WCIRB CompEssentials Certified by taking and passing all four CompEssentials courses, including the brand-new About the System. Earning certification means your comprehensive workers’ compensation knowledge is able to provide better service to customers. Visit the WCIRB CompEssentials Online Training Program page to learn more about CompEssentials and certification.

CompEssentials Certified earners are granted the following to display their achievement:

  • Distinction among your customers and colleagues
  • Certification credentials and badge to use on social media, email and business cards
  • A certificate to post in your office
  • Recognition in the WCIRB CompEssentials Certified directory
  • A lapel pin to designate your accomplishment

WCIRB CompEssentials is the innovative online workers’ compensation education program that you can perform at your own pace. Now is the best time to sign up to complete each course so you can be among the first insurance professionals to earn certification.

Invest in your career with WCIRB CompEssentials:

  • Gain workers’ comp knowledge to solve customer questions quickly and improve retention.
  • Learn in an online, on-demand, self-paced environment.
  • Earn 5 Continuing Education (CE) credits once you’ve passed each course.*
  • Complete all four WCIRB CompEssentials courses and earn certification:
    • New course! About the System*
    • Classification Basics
    • Experience Rating Fundamentals
    • Ownership and Experience Rating

Upcoming Free Webinars

Class Talk: Keep Your Records Straight
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
Explore when you can split payroll between classifications and the records that must be maintained. Also learn about the rules and records that must be maintained for use of the dual wage classifications.

2019 WCIRB Geo Study
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 11:00 – 11:45 AM PT
Claim patterns and costs often vary across the state. See some of the highlights of the 2019 WCIRB Geo Study, including new views on regional similarities and differences across California related to indemnity claim frequency and severity, medical and pharmaceutical costs, loss adjustment expenses, loss development, wage levels and more.

Learn more about the WCIRB webinar series here.

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*The About the System course is pending approval for 5 CE credits toward a Property and Casualty license with the California Department of Insurance. The course may be rejected and no credit given or requested hours reduced.