The WCIRB CompEssentials Certification is open to eligible participants who have successfully passed the four core CompEssentials courses: Classification Basics, Experience Rating Fundamentals, Ownership and the Experience Rating Plan and About the System. Certificants have demonstrated their knowledge of the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 and California Workers’ Compensation Experience Rating Plan—1995 by completing all coursework and passing the final examinations for the respective courses with a score of 75 percent or higher.
Become WCIRB CompEssentials Certified and receive:
To qualify for WCIRB CompEssentials certification, an individual must successfully complete four CompEssentials courses – About the System, Classification Basics, Experience Rating Fundamentals and Ownership and Experience Rating – within an 18-month period.* Completion entails completing all coursework and passing the final examination for each course with a score of 75 percent or higher.
*Students who have successfully completed at least one WCIRB CompEssentials course as of November 1, 2019 are permitted 18 months to complete the remaining three courses.
Certification is free for WCIRB member insurers and government agency employees. Certification costs $45 for non-members (including agents, brokers, fee auditors, MGAs, TPAs, etc.) and is due at enrollment. Payment is accepted via Visa or Mastercard.
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