Associate in General Insurance (AINS®) Designation
Earn your Associate in General Insurance (AINS®) designation by attending our instructor-led classroom courses.
As an insurance professional, now may be the time to look at what you can do to accelerate both your career and education. Gold Coast Schools’ Advanced Insurance Academy offers classes on some of the industries’ most sought after designations and certifications. The AINS® designation provides candidates with a comprehensive knowledge of insurance principles, practices, policies, and coverage.
The program is recommended for both licensed and non-licensed property-casualty insurance professionals, managers or supervisors, customer service representative, underwriters, risk managers, and administrative and support staff. AINS 21, 22, 23 may be taken in any order
AINS 21 – Property and Liability Insurance Principles:
This course will provide participants with the basic understanding of insurance principles and practices. AINS 21 is divided into 3 segment topics. Each of the three segments will be broken down into small manageable topics allowing enrollees to obtain a clear and solid understanding of the material. Subtopics of the segments include: understanding insurance, insurers and how they are regulated, insurer financial performance, marketing, underwriting and ratemaking, claims, risk management, loss exposures, and insurance policies.
Upon completion of AINS 21, participants should have learned the fundamentals necessary to effectively apply risk management insurance principles to their everyday work environment. An examination on AINS 21 is administered by The Institutes®. A property and casualty insurance license is not required for this course. Exam fees are not included in the tuition of this course.
AINS 22 – Personal Insurance:
This course explains how to effectively apply personal insurance concepts. Like other AINS® courses, this program is divided into 3 segments. Each segment subdivided into smaller topics which provides for an easier understanding of the fundamentals necessary to pass the AINS 22 examination. Topics covered in this course will include: personal insurance overview, homeowners and residential insurance, personal property and liability insurance, and life, health, and retirement planning.
Upon completion of AINS 22, participants should have a solid foundation in the application of personal insurance fundamentals. This knowledge will develop your ability to handle complex client needs by utilizing technical skills of personal automobile and residential contracts. An examination on AINS 22 is administered by The Institutes®. A property and casualty insurance license is not required for this course. Exam fees are not included in the tuition of this course.
AINS 23 – Commercial Insurance:
Understanding commercial insurance policies and coverages summarize the topics covered in this module. Each of the 3 segments included topics on different areas of commercial products included property, inland marine, general liability, commercial auto insurance, workers compensation. Business owners, farm insurance, and specialty coverages.
Upon completion of AINS 23, participants should be able to effectively apply commercial insurance concepts to their everyday work. An examination on AINS 23 is administered by The Institutes®. A property and casualty insurance license is not required for this course. Exam fees are not included in the tuition of this course.
Tuition: $549.00 each course
To register for individual courses, use the drop down menu in the “Schedule My Course” box to select a campus location and start date. If you have any questions or would like to register by phone, please contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.
Full Package: $1499 (a savings of $148)
AINS 21 – Property and Liability Insurance Principles Schedule:
AINS 22 – Personal Insurance Schedule:
AINS 23 – Commercial Insurance Schedule:
West Palm Beach (Lantana)6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462
Take I-95 to Lantana Road. Exit west on Lantana Road to Congress Ave. Turn left on Congress and then left into Atlantis Plaza.
(From the North) Take the turnpike to Lake Worth Road. Exit east on Lake Worth Road to Congress Ave. Turn right on Congress and then just past Lantana Road turn left into Atlantis Plaza.
(From the South) Take the turnpike to Boynton Beach Blvd. Exit east on Boynton Beach Blvd to Congress. Turn left (north) on Congress. Turn into Atlantis Plaza, just south of Lantana Road.
Boca Raton2600 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431
From I-95: Exit on Palmetto Park Road and go west. Make a RIGHT onto Military Trail and continue for less than 2 miles. The location is in the Fountain Square complex located immediately after Butts Road on the right hand side.
From Turnpike: Exit on Glades Road and go EAST. Make a left on Butts Road. Follow the road around and make a left onto Military Trail. The location in the Fountain Square complex located on the right hand side.
Tamarac (Broward)5600 Hiatus Road
Tamarac, FL 33321
This Gold Coast building is located on the NE Corner of Hiatus Road and Commercial Blvd., approx. 1/8 mile East of the Sawgrass Expwy off of Commercial Blvd.
Registration for all Insurance and Construction classes are handled by the Gold Coast Professional Schools office at the Broward campus.
North Miami3577 N.E. 163rd Street
North Miami, FL 33160
Located just minutes East of the Gold Glades Interchange (I-95, 826 and the Turnpike.) Exit on 163rd street and go East. Located in the Intracoastal Mall at N.E. 35th Ave.
South Dade (Doral)11250 N.W. 20th Street
Miami, FL 33172
Because this is a new building, on a new street, you will not be able to find us on map search sites yet. Here are directions:
From the North:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension south to NW 12th Street (exit # 27). Head east.Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.
From the South:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension north to NW 12th Street. Head east Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.
From the East and Downtown Miami:
Head west on 836 to NW 107 Ave exit. Exit north on NW 107 Ave.Turn left on NW 12 St. Turn right on NW 111 Ave. Turn left on NW 20th St. Building is on left.