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Auto Broker Technical Course w/ IWS Certification

With the need to provide excellent customer service, brokers require more knowledge and expertise than ever before in the marketing of Autopac products. This program was developed to give new brokers the skills needed to provide a higher level of expertise to their auto clients than ever before.


The Auto Broker Technical Course is an approved pre-licensing course, and successful completion satisfies the education requirement for a Auto-Only License.

Course Cost and Structure - 4 Day Immersion 

Phase 1 only - $425.00

Phase 1 and 3(includes MPI/IWS Course) - $650

* Note - Completion of Phase 3 only does not qualify an individual to sell insurance in Manitoba.

Phase 1  - Auto Broker Technical Course

Four days of an overview of auto insurance (focusing on the history, terminology and basics of this area of the business), an overview of the Insurance Council of Manitoba and a customer service component. 

The course will run Monday to Thursday with an exam written on the Friday afternoon and students attaining a grade of 60% or higher will move on to the next phase of the program.

Exam Details:

  • 30 multiple choice questions
  • 1 ½ hours to complete the exam
  • Pass mark: 60%
  • If required, exam rewrite fee is $90   

Phase 2 - IWS Tutorial

Eighty (80) hours of supervised training in the brokerage. This includes IWS computer assisted instruction (tutorial) that leads students through a variety of Autopac transactions, screen by screen. Students who are not employed at a brokerage must secure their own placement at a brokerage for this phase of the course.    

Phase 3  - MPI Training

Three (3) days of MPI Basic Auto Training, in (virtual or in person) classroom. At completion, students will challenge the MPI Basic Auto Training test and successful completion meets the education requirement for a Level Restricted Auto-Only License.

Upon Completion: Students successfully completing and passing the open book MPI Autopac exam will now be a certified Autopac agent. As long as all ICM requirements are fulfilled and the employee has an insurance license, they are now able to begin assisting customers in an Autopac capacity.


An individual can register for the self-directed Auto Broker Technical Course at any time. Once registered, the individual will have up to 6 months to write the exam which they must register for 1 week before the exam date. If the individual does not register in this time, they must pay a rewrite fee.

Exam can be written at IBAM Office (Exam Sitting) or online via CAPTUS.

To register for Auto Broker Immersion or Self-Directed, please see the below upcoming course schedule

PLEASE NOTE: Payment is non-refundable once package containing materials has been opened.  Course confirmation will be sent with text once registration is processed.  Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis as payment is received and all courses are subject to minimum attendance requirements and subject to change

Upcoming Courses
Date Course
available now Auto Broker Technical Course - Self Directed
The next IWS/MPI Training Course is January 9 - 12, 2024. Registration is now open; Click HERE to register.