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The SILA Associate (SILA-A) designation consists of four parts, offering various qualifications to satisfy the basic professional and technical requirements. The four parts of the SILA Associate designation program are:

Course Requirement

Choose any three (3) of these courses:

Anti-Money Laundering Overview

SILA Adjuster Licensing Basics

SILA Ethics for Professionals

SILA Insurance Law

SILA Producer Licensing Basics

Guide to Protecting Client Information

Surplus Lines Fundamentals *

  • *Note - classroom courses are offered before the SILA National Education Conference


Choose any two (2) of these courses:

Adjusters and CAT Claims

Cyber Security & Identity Theft

Impact of Market Events on Variable Products

Indexed Annuity Basics

Indexed Insurance Products

Insurance Fraud

Investing in Securities

Protecting Senior Clients from Exploitation

Variable Annuity Basics

Variable Annuity Sales Practices

Surplus Lines Advanced Class *

Adjuster Licensing Advanced Class *

Exceeding Customer Expectations *

  • *Note - classroom courses are offered before the SILA National Education Conference

The SILA Foundation is administering all course work, purchases and access through its website. 

Membership Requirement
Complete by being a dues-paying SILA Member for one(1) year.
Meeting Requirement
Complete requirement by attending four(4) approved Chapter Meetings (including approved SILA Foundation live webinars), OR one(1) SILA National Education Conference.
Employment/Experience Requirement
Complete requirement by submitting a letter from your employer documenting employment in licensing and registration administration, compliance, contracts & compensation, registration, continuing education tracking, education course approvals, publishing, testing and regulation that covers a minimum of two(2) years.