As of 2016, the kinds of continuing insurance education Cape School offers include live webinars, self-study textbook and online courses, according to Cape School. Types of course credits available include flood, annuity, general and long-term care. Students anywhere can attend live webinar courses using their computer and Internet connections, and there are no exams. Self-study courses are available according to the students' schedules. Single-price self-study packages with multiple credits are available, and former students receive tuition discounts.
Interactive online courses include topics such as insurance agents' flood insurance training, understanding annuity products, group insurance concepts and disability income insurance, notes Cape School. A sample course is available online for first-time interactive online course students. The school offers self-study courses for states including Illinois, such as defined benefit and defined contribution plans, and long-term care initial and refresher training classes. For an additional charge, Cape School ships written texts to its students. Students must earn 70 percent to pass self-study continuing education final exams.
Based in Buckingham, Virginia, Cape School is an approved provider of continuing insurance education for states including Ohio and New York, according to the Ohio Department of Insurance and the New York State Department of Financial Services. In Ohio, agents holding one or more insurance licenses, including life, casualty, property, accident and health, or variable products must complete 24 hours of approved continuing education, including three ethics hours, before renewing their licenses, notes the Ohio Department of Insurance.