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Now Available – WCIRB CompEssentials: Experience Rating Fundamentals

October 11, 2017

The WCIRB is excited to announce the newest WCIRB CompEssentials® course, Experience Rating Fundamentals. This new online course is essential for California insurance professionals who want to better understand the basic components of experience rating. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of experience rating
  • Determine how claims impact an X-Mod
  • Use the experience rating formula to calculate an X-Mod
  • Analyze a policyholder’s experience rating worksheet and use it to answer questions about their X-Mod

WCIRB CompEssentials: Experience Rating Fundamentals consists of 9 self-paced modules that include compelling narration and interactive exercises. Each module is approximately 20-30 minutes long ‒ offering 5 hours of invaluable instruction. For licensed Property-Casualty professionals, Experience Rating Fundamentals is approved for 5 continuing education units by the California Department of Insurance.

How to Access the Course

It’s easy. If you already have a CompEssentials account, simply login using your user ID and passcode to purchase the course from the CompEssentials Catalog. The cost starts at $55 for non-members and $25 for members. New CompEssentials users can sign up for an account on or via the landing page of WCIRB Connect. Discounts are available for group enrollment.

Free Demo

The WCIRB CompEssentials development team is hosting free webinars to demonstrate the dynamic functionality and share some of the vital educational content contained in Experience Rating Fundamentals. Sign up to get a preview of Module 1 and ask questions about the course directly to the subject matter experts. Register Now>

Discounted Pricing Available for Bulk Purchases

Discounts are available for purchasing bulk enrollments of CompEssentials courses. This pricing applies to purchases of 30 or more enrollments of Experience Rating Fundamentals, Classification Basics, or a combination of both courses. The bulk pricing is as follows*:

To qualify for the discounted pricing, all courses must be purchased at the same time by contacting [email protected].

To learn more about WCIRB CompEssentials, visit

*Prior individual course purchases cannot be applied toward a bulk discount.

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