Articles Technical Competence Certificates Gulf Insurance Institute
  • Locations: Bahrain
  • Duration: 25 Hours

Course details

The GII Technical Competence Certificates are of a suite of short courses that certify that the learner has gained advanced knowledge in the subject matter and had achieved the outcomes.


At the end of each course certificate holders should be able to:

  • Apply legal principles to insurance underwriting and claims situation
  • Propose insurance solutions for technical and complex risks; 
  • Assess risks and recommend improvements. 
  • Apply underwriting criteria, policy conditions, and warranties to insurance proposals
  • Advise on, adjust, negotiate or settle claims
  • Assess risk retention and reinsurance requirements
  • Draw conclusions and make decisions in their roles.


These courses are recommended for

  • Underwriting, claims, and other technical staff in insurance organisations
  • Brokers, agents, Loss adjusters and other intermediaries 
  • Reinsurance technicians
  • Departmental managers and supervisors
  • Risk and Insurance Managers


  • GII official Certificate of Completion (Only awarded to trainees who pass the examination)
  • Two credits towards designated inpidual membership of GII (AGII or FGII).
  • Certificate holders may also be entitled to prior learning credits from the Chartered Insurance Institute. Check with GII registrar’s office for credits for each course.


Commercial Property & Business Interruption (TCPR)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: Property Risk Management & Control

Unit 2: Perils and Cause of Loss

Unit 3: Policy Wordings

Unit 4: Miscellaneous Property Coverage

Unit 5: Business Interruption

Unit 6: Package and Combined Insurance Products

Unit 7: Risk Assessment, Loss control and Underwriting

Liability (TCLI)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: How Liability Arises

Unit 2: Employer's Liability and Worker's Compensation Risk Assessment

Unit 3: Public and Product Liability Risk Assessment and coverage

Unit 4: Professional Liability Risk Assessment and Coverage

Unit 5: Directors' and Officers'  liability Risk Assessment and Coverage

Unit 6: Underwriting and Management of a Liability Account

Construction & Erection (TCCE)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: The Construction Contract and Duties of the Parties

Unit 2: Contractors All Risks

Unit 3: Erection All Risks

Unit 4: CAR/EAR Loss Control & Underwriting

Unit 5: Contractors’ Plant & Machinery

Marine Cargo & Goods in Transit (TCMC)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: The business environment of Cargo and Goods in Transit risks

Unit 2: The legal environment of cargo and goods in transit

Unit 3: The Marine Cargo Policy

Unit 4: Institute Cargo Clauses

Unit 5: War and Strikes Risks

Unit 6: Haulage Contractors’ Liability

Unit 7: Underwriting and Risk Assessment

Unit 8: Claims

Crime and Financial Default (TCCF)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: Fidelity Guarantee

Unit 2: Money

Unit 3: Banker’s Blanket Bond

Unit 4: Credit Insurance

Unit 5: Export Credit Insurance

Unit 6: Bonds

Claims Handling (TCCH)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: The Claims Function within the Insurance enterprise

Unit 2: Application of Legal Principles

Unit 3: Claims Service, Administration and Handling

Unit 4: Settlement

Unit 5: Reserving and Management

Unit 6: Recoveries and Salvage

Underwriting (TCUW)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: The Underwriting Function within the Insurance enterprise

Unit 2: Influences on the Underwriting Function

Unit 3: Underwriting Policies and Procedures

Unit 4: Statistics, Loss Analysis and Forecasting

Unit 5: Reinsurance

Unit 6: Risk pricing

Reinsurance (TCRI)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: The purpose and the market for Reinsurance

Unit 2: The forms and types of Reinsurance and their applications

Unit 3: The features and operation of Proportional Treaties

Unit 4: Non-proportional Treaties

Unit 5: Arranging Reinsurance, Statistics and Pricing

Unit 6: Contract Wordings and Administration

Unit 7: Reinsurance Markets

Unit 8: Reinsurance for the different classes of insurance

Insurance Broking (TCBR)

Topics Covered:

Unit 1: The International Insurance Market

Unit 2: The law of Agency

Unit 3: The Role and duty of Insurance Brokers

Unit 4: The Placing Process and Best Practice.  

Unit 5: Binding Authorities and Line Slips.

Unit 6: Reinsurance Broking

Unit 7: Code of Business Conduct    

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About Gulf Insurance Institute

The We_They is a joint venture set up by leading insurance corporations across the MENA region who share a commitment towards the development of human resources for the insurance and risk management industry. We aim to become the leading professional centre for insurance, financial planning and risk management academia in the Middle East. We provide a qualification framework that is region specific and internationally accredited, and we promote the highest standards of professional conduct in the industry across the Middle East.

Membership is open to all inpiduals pursuing an insurance, risk management or related fincancial services career in the region. GII takes the form of a Bahraini closed joint stock company and it was officially incorporated in  in Bahrain and licensed as a Management and Business Training Institute by the Directorate of Training Institutes Affairs. 

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