Red Rocks Community College Partnership

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Red Rocks Community College & the PIIAC Program

Red Rocks Community College and PIIAC have collaborated in order to offer an eight-week program to start you on your new career in the insurance industry as an Account Manager or Insurance Agent.

Sessions are a combination of classroom, online, and self-study. Successful completion of the program will include obtaining your Colorado State Insurance License and the insurance designation Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR).

To register for the class or to get more information about registering please contact John Dunsmoor at John.Dunsmoor@rrcc.edu or 303-914-6591.

Outside opportunities available

Job Shadowing

Mentorships

Internships

In-class presentations by employers 

Questions about the program?

Learn about the Red Rocks Community College Program, Colorado’s Premier Professional Insurance Program.

What career paths are available?

The program is tailored for individuals to start their insurance career as Account Manager or Insurance Agent.

What are the typical job responsibilities for an Account Manager?

Typical job responsibilities would include:

  • Managing the retention of existing insurance policies.
  • Assisting in answering questions from current and prospective insureds.
  •  Collaborating with the producer to help support and drive new business.
  • Maintaining a high level of service standards and ethics.
What are the typical job responsibilities for an Insurance Agent?

Typical job responsibilities would include:

  • Meeting with and calling prospective insureds to expand book of business.
  • Examining prospective clients’ current insurance policies and identifying any potential gaps in coverage.
  • Collaborating with the producer to help support and drive business.
  • Maintaining a high level of service standards and ethics.
What does the schedule look like?

Stage 1

Week 1 – 16 Classroom Hours

  • Day 1: Pre-licencing Class 8am – 4pm
  • Day 2: Pre-licensing Class 8am – 4pm
  • Day 3 – 5: Self Study and Schedule Exam

Week 2 – 0 Classroom Hours

  • Day 1 – 5: Self Study

Week 3 – 0 Classroom Hours

  • TESTING WEEK – students will schedule and take the exam in one of the testing centers in the Denver Metro area.

Stage 2

Week 4 – 40 Classroom Hours

*Pre-Requisite – passing the CO state insurance licensing exam

  • Day 1 – 5: New Hire Skills Training 8am – 5pm
    • Intro to Insurance 
    • Personal Lines
    • Commercial Lines Skills
    • Business Negotiation
    • Emerging Leaders

Week 5 – 8 Classroom Hours + 3 Hour Industry Meeting

  • Day 1 – 2: 8 Classroom Hours + 3 Hour Industry Meeting
  • Day 3: 8 Carrier Day Industry Exploration

Week 6 through 8 – 40 Classroom Hours + Completion of CISR Designation 

  • Week 6 & 7, T/Th: Training for the CISR 8am – 5pm
  • Week 8, Tues: Training for the CISR 8am – 5pm
How do I register?

To register for the class or to get more information about registering, please contact John Dunsmoor at john.dunsmoor@rrcc.edu or 303-914-65921.