The PLCS Personal Lines Coverage Specialist Designation Program
National Underwriter is proud to offer the PLCS PERSONAL LINES COVERAGE SPECIALIST designation program. Created with the learning needs of new insurance producers, agents, managers, CSRs and corporate staff in mind, the PLCS PERSONAL LINES COVERAGE SPECIALIST curriculum is the most complete professional learning program available for industry professionals seeking to master the subject of commercial lines coverage. The program was created by the staff of the renowned FC&S Expert Coverage Interpretation and features detailed course content enhanced with real-life case study exercises.
Students completing the PLCS program have demonstrated extensive knowledge in a critical functional area of property and casualty insurance practice-insurance policy coverage-and will have applied that knowledge in real-life case study exercises.
One of the following qualifications is recommended for an individual to be eligible for the PLCS PERSONAL LINES COVERAGE SPECIALIST designation:
Licensed agent, broker,
adjuster, CSR or solicitor
At least one year of full-time experience in the insurance industry or as a risk
Students of insurance
authorized to confer the
Benefits of Attaining the PLCS Designation
Holders of the industry’s only coverage-specific designation have demonstrated advanced coverage expertise and career professionalism.
Industry and peer recognition for advanced knowledge in coverage areas.
Optional CE credits may be available for various components of the PLCS Designation program. Contact Customer Service for instructions PRIOR to taking your exam.
The PLCS PERSONAL LINES COVERAGE SPECIALIST curriculum is based on the most important document in the insurance industry: the insurance policy. The curriculum is presented through four Coverage Guides and five Elearning programs. Materials are adapted from expert insurance coverage materials produced by the staff of FC&S Expert Coverage Interpretation and Coverage Guide Series.
Eligible candidates can earn the PLCS designation through a self study program through National Underwriter or through an authorized instructional academy. Your PLCS PERSONAL LINES COVERAGE SPECIALIST certificate will be mailed to the address you provide on your Request Form. Please allow 5 to 7 business days. processing.
Score of 70% or better on each of the following PLCS Coverage Exams:
- Insurance Principles (Online Elearning course & Online Exam)
- Homeowners (Online Elearning course, Coverage Guide & Online Exam)
- Personal Auto (Online Elearning course, Coverage Guide & Online Exam)
- Personal Umbrella (Online Elearning course, Coverage Guide & Online Exam)
- Personal Lines Endorsements (Online Elearning course, Coverage Guide & Online
Complete a Request for PLCS Designation form
AUTHORIZED INSURANCE ACADEMY
Register as a student with an authorized insurance academy
Complete the course of study as required by the provider, including satisfactory scores on program examinations.
The authorized provider will provide you with a Request for PLCS Designation Form upon satisfactory completion of the course of study, and will forward the form to:
4157 Olympic Blvd, Suite 225
Erlanger, KY 41018
attn: Continuing Ed Dept.