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Surplus Lines Fundamentals

SPEC 210 Surplus Lines Fundamentals

Learn how the surplus lines market profitably insures risks that the standard insurance market does not accept. By completing this course, you’ll:

  • Understand how the surplus lines market is facilitated by its freedom from form- and rate-filing requirements
  • Confidently explain the transaction process used by surplus lines intermediaries
  • Identify risks that are unacceptable to the admitted market and how they can be successfully written in the surplus lines market 


  • Overview of the surplus lines market
  • The surplus lines distribution system
  • Surplus lines insurers
  • Surplus lines insurance products

Course Level


Suggested Self Study Time

3-4 hours

Study Options

Self-Study Online Learning

Recommended For

  • New employees at surplus lines organizations
  • Retail producers who want to access the surplus lines market



Surplus Lines Fundamentals

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