Bilingual Insurance Licensed Sales Professional Training - PODER

Bilingual Insurance Licensed Sales Professional Training

PODER’s Bilingual Insurance Licensing (BIL) training prepares students to pass the Illinois Property & Casualty insurance license exam. Open to students 18 and older, the BIL program is a two-week training program during which students learn insurance compliance regulations and other essential skills from professional trainers and insurance experts.

Pictured on right: Cecilia Estrada joined Diana Morado’s State Farm agency in August 2019.

Pre-Requisite: It is required to complete and pass PODER’s Customer Service training program. 
Training Length: 2 weeks/ 3 Pre-Licensing Seminar Days, 3 Group Study Sessions, and 4 Individual Study Sessions
Location: Pulaski Site and currently virtually
Training Times: Pre-Licensing Seminar: Thursday 9:15am -6:00pm ; Friday 9:15am -7:00pm & Saturday: 9:15am -2:00pm
Language: Training and Exams in Spanish
Licensing Exams: Casualty and Property

Once the Pre-licensing seminar training is complete, there are three study sessions to help prepare for the Property and Casualty exams. 
Acceptance to the program also comes with the following commitments on:

  • 100% attendance to all trainings and study sessions
  • Participation in the Hiring Event
  • Acceptance of a job offer from one of our agency partners
  • Submission of all required documentation celebrating employment milestones

Group Study Sessions: 11:30am -2:30pm



Illinois Department of Insurance

Per Illinois legislation, a Licensed Sales Professional (LSP) must complete 20 hours of pre-license education for Property Insurance licensure and 20 hours of pre-license education for Casualty Insurance licensure. Graduates receive Property & Casualty lines of authority licenses from the Illinois Department of Insurance.

Partner Agencies



3 ways to register for classes:

Online Registration

You will be able to complete your registration information and complete a written placement assessment.

Direct Email to Program Contact

Send a direct inquiry to the program contact.

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