TRIP

Transportation Risk and Insurance Professional

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Transportation Risk and Insurance Professional (TRIP)

Transportation Risk and Insurance Professional (TRIP) continuing education program provides an opportunity for insurance agents, brokers, customer service representatives, underwriters, adjusters and in-house risk managers or insurance buyers to gain specialized expertise in transportation insurance and risk management.  Completing the TRIP certification will ensure that the agent, broker, underwriter, or insurance purchaser understands the most important insurance needs of the transportation industry.

A TRIP certification provides you with the training, continuing education, and 24×7 access to the resources you need to stay on top of industry trends.

A TRIP certification entitles you to various discounts on conferences, webinars, and online courses.

A TRIP certification provides you access to fellow industry experts through exclusive online communities.

Questions about TRIP?

The ​​​​​​​Transportation Risk and Insurance Professional program helps you in many ways. Learn about how to obtain your TRIP, why its important, how to maintain your designation and much more. You can also visit IRMI Website or call IRMI at 877-488-9313 for additional information.

How do I obtain the TRIP designation?

To earn your TRIP designation, you must complete the five core courses. The designation is valid for a period of 12 months once obtained/completed. After this time period you will have to renew your designation.

How do I maintain the TRIP designation?

To renew your certification, you must complete 6 hours of approved continuing education credit every 12 months thereafter.  You can take an online reaccreditation course or attend an approved educational event/conference. 

What course topic options are available with the TRIP designation?

There are five required courses to earn the TRIP designation. Each course has a multiple-choice exam at the end. The courses consist of:

  • Essentials of Regulations, Statutes, and Motor Carrier Liability Coverage
  • Hauling the Freight: Cargo Risks and Insurance
  • Liability Insurance for the Transportation Industry
  • Workers Compensation for the Transportation Industry
  • Understanding the Transportation Industry and Its Risk
    Are continuing education hours available when taking the courses to obtain the TRIP designation?

    Yes, most of the TRIP courses are approved for state continuing education in all 50 states. Colorado specific CE hours are listed below. You must request CE when you register for each class and pay the $15 fee to get CE.

    • ​Essentials of Regulations, Statutes, and Motor Carrier Liability Coverage
      • 6 CE Hours for Property & Casualty
    • Hauling the Freight: Cargo Risks and Insurance
      • 6 CE Hours for Property & Casualty
    • Liability Insurance for the Transportation Industry
      • 7 CE Hours for Property & Casualty
    • Workers Compensation for the Transportation Industry
      • 6 CE Hours for Property & Casualty
    • Understanding the Transportation Industry and Its Risk 
      • 3 CE Hours for Property & Casualty

    For details on CE for other states, call PIIAC – (303) 512-0627 or IRMI – (877) 488-9313.​

    What does a typical class schedule look like?

    All courses are currently online.

    Can I get a discount?

    PIIAC members can get a 15% discount on TRIP designation courses. Contact us at info@piiac.com to get the code.