College Of Insurance

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With more and more Kenyans being bend on accumulating wealth and property it is not surprising that the need of insurance policy covers have increased tremendously. More people have realized the importance of insurance in a growing economy and have embraced the act of paying small calculated losses in form of premium payments in the promise of compensation in the event of loss of property. Due to this large scale embracing of corporate and individuals, there is a rise in the need of qualified insurance agents. This has directly affected the need of having certified institutions that of courses in insurance that teach individuals the know hows’ of insurance policies and how it works. College of insurance is one such institution in Kenya. Established in 1978, college of insurance is an institution that was established in collaboration with the government of Kenya with the main purpose of providing high quality training. It has over the years established itself as a qualified institution in offering insurance courses.

Courses offered at college of insurance

Insurance courses offered at college of insurance covers a variety of courses. They cover a vast department in insurance, technology and business management, they include;


  • Accounting and financial reporting in insurance companies
  • Actuarial appreciation program for senior executives
  • Certificate in proficiency
  • Actuarial principles and practice in life general business
  • COMESA yellow card
  • Diploma in insurance
  • Comprehensive technical course in general insurance business
  • General management
  • Information technology
  • Foundation course in life assurance
  • Effective claims management- general insurance management
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance for data (IT) processors (life and non life)
  • Insurance brokers training
  • Motor fleet management
  • Principles of loss adjusting
  • Product design development
  • Insurance regulatory accounts and return seminar
  • International insurance examination
  • Management of reinsurance portfolio

Qualification requirements

To qualify for entry to the college of insurance, certain requirements have been put in place that an individual has to meet in order to be considered for enrollment at the school. An individual must have attained a minimum of C- for a certificate program, a C plain or its equivalent in KCSE or a pass in CCI is required for an individual to be considered for enrollment for Diploma program. The course duration takes a period of 3 semesters. Study mode is full time with the option of enrolling for evening or day classes.

Contact and location information

College of insurance is located Off Mombasa road, Belle-Vue in south c. the institution can be contacted through their postal address number; PO Box 56928-00200 Nairobi. The institution can be contacted through their official phone number at Telephone number; 020-6005601-4/6 or Mobile phone number; 0722- 509759 or 0734- 600320 or their fax number at; 020-6005605. There is also the option of emailing the college through their official email address at [email protected]. for more information visit their website at


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Hailing from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling capital, Laura Wanjiru has always been at the crossroads of innovation and tradition. As a child, she was deeply fascinated by the range of products that would make their way into her family's household – from traditional Kenyan crafts to the latest technological gadgets.

This curiosity about products and their usability led Laura to pursue a degree in Consumer Science at a prestigious university in Kenya. Throughout her academic journey, she became renowned for her discerning eye and her innate ability to evaluate products with a balanced perspective, considering both the local context and global standards.

Upon graduation, Laura ventured into the world of journalism, carving a niche for herself as a product reviewer. Her reviews, covering a broad spectrum from household appliances to personal care items and tech gadgets, quickly gained a following. Readers appreciated her in-depth analysis, combined with her authentic voice that seamlessly blended technical know-how with relatable experiences.

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