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WCIRB CompEssentials Online Training Program

Get Reimbursed for WCIRB CompEssentials During California Stay-at-Home

As a show of additional support to the California workers’ compensation community, the WCIRB announces a reimbursement program for customers who purchase and pass WCIRB CompEssentials® courses during the Governor’s California stay-at-home period (effective March 19, 2020 until the Order is lifted). Click here for details.


CompEssentials® is the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California’s (WCIRB’s) acclaimed online educational training program that provides insurance professionals with a series of modules explaining the fundamentals of workers’ compensation insurance.

  • Gain the workers’ comp expertise to solve customer questions quickly and improve retention.
  • Learn how to apply the rules of the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 (USRP) and the California Workers’ Compensation Experience Rating Plan—1995 (ERP).
  • Learn in an online, on-demand, self-paced environment.
  • Earn 5 Continuing Education (CE) credits toward a Property and Casualty and/or Insurance Adjuster license with each passed course.
  • Complete all four WCIRB CompEssentials courses and earn certification.

Register

To purchase a course, create a user account for WCIRB CompEssentials by registering at one of the following buttons:

    Learn more in the Create a User Account handout.

    By registering for a course, you are verifying that all information provided at the time of enrollment is accurate. The WCIRB will contact you for settlement if incomplete or inaccurate information is entered that results in a billing error. Failure to cooperate may result in suspension of your enrollment. Contact training@wcirb.com with questions regarding registration.

    Features and Format

    • Interactive elements
    • Knowledge Check exercises that allow you to apply concepts as you learn them
    • Graded final examination
    • On-demand modules that allow you to start, stop and resume courses on your own schedule
    • Accessible on mobile devices
    • 5 CE credits earned per completed course
    • Certificate of completion

    CompEssentials Course Pricing
     

    Purchase courses in bulk (30 or more enrollments) to qualify for discounted pricing. Prior individual course purchases cannot be applied toward a bulk discount. For more information or to purchase a bulk enrollment for CompEssentials, please contact training@wcirb.com.

    Payments are accepted via Visa or Mastercard. All sales are final and nontransferable. The time limit to complete the course is not extendable, so prior to purchase, ensure you are able to complete the course within the specified time frame. Learn more in the How to Purchase a Course handout.

    Reimbursement Details:
    For all WCIRB CompEssentials courses purchased and completed (passing the course’s final exam) during the official California stay-at-home order, the WCIRB will reimburse course fees.
    For anyone who completes and passes the final exam for their fourth and final course within the California stay-at-home period, the WCIRB will waive the fee associated with WCIRB CompEssentials certification, regardless of when they purchased their four courses. (To earn WCIRB CompEssentials Certified status, you must complete all four CompEssentials courses, culminating in passing the final exam for each course.)
    All course purchases and completions (passing the course’s final exam) must be executed within the official California stay-at-home period.
    The WCIRB will process reimbursements within 10 working days of course and certification completion. The WCIRB makes no warranty concerning individual banks’ refund processing times.

    Further Information

    Frequently Asked Questions and Help

    Learn how to Purchase a Course

    Learn how to Create an Account