Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta

Advance your career with the Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta.



We help people in the local p&c insurance industry develop and maintain their skills and increase their knowledge. Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and licensing courses. In our dynamic industry, continuous learning is essential if you want to advance your career.

Licensing in Southern Alberta

If you are looking to become a licensed adjuster or licensed broker/agent in Alberta, we offer the licensing education options you need. Learn more about our study package or about our Instructor-led training courses.

Must-Attend Seminars

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Lie to Me Interview Essentials and Linguistic Lie Detection
June 22, 2016 - 7 CE Hours

  • How to determine if a person is speaking truthfully or untruthfully
  • How often deception is used in the workplace
  • Specific linguistic triggers that indicate deception
  • What types of questions produce the most effective responses. Learn more

Is your member profile up-to-date? Check it now!

As one of our valued members, we want to ensure that we can continue to give you opportunities to enhance your education and your career, as well as keep you in the industry loop. If you haven't already, we encourage you to include non-work contact information - such as home address and home email address. The reason for this is that if anything changes with your position or your company - or your move to a different company - we might have difficulty reaching you.
It's easy to update your profile now! Just go sign in to your member account with your Member ID, and update your profile.  To do it by phone, or for any questions, please contact Member Services at 1-866-362-8585.

Connecting you with the latest industry news

The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.

We have an app!

Download the Insurance Institute’s mobile app, IIC Mobile Learning. Available through Google Play and the App Store, this study tool contains a full version of the Dictionary of Insurance, as well as a free question pack of 10 practice multiple choice questions for students enrolled in C11. Additional practice questions are available for in-app purchase. You can also access and edit your member profile and course records.
In the future we will add more practice questions for more courses. Download the app today to discover how it can help you with your study and professional needs.

New Certificate Programs:

• Advanced CIP Certificate Program – this four-course program blends CIP course material with new topics and techniques designed to enhance your core business competencies. Develop your strategic management skills, business and financial acumen, critical thinking and communication skills.  Learn more.
Risk Management Certificate Program – this three-course certificate offers the opportunity to deepen your understanding of risk in the context of insurance. You’ll get the tools and knowledge you need to implement risk management practices for your organization. Learn more.

Instructor-led CIP classes in Southern Alberta

If you’re building or starting a career in insurance, you’re making a wise decision to pursue the CIP designation. Each CIP course is designed to give you more knowledge to help you with professional development and in your career. Continue the momentum, get ahead on your education, and check out IISA's CIP course offerings.

Seminars to Enhance your Professional Development in Southern Alberta

The Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta offers a wide variety of seminar topics to help you stay current.  For your convenience, the sessions are offered in several different formats including full day, half day, eat n' learns, and webinars.  The sessions also typically carry Continuing Education hours to help you satisfy your General or Adjuster licensing requirements.

Take a look at everything we're offering and feel free to let us know if there's a topic you'd like to see in the future.  

Special Events in Southern Alberta

The Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta organizes a number of special events for members and friends of the Institute.  From the annual Feed the minds of Youth Luncheon in support of Take Our Kids to Work Day or Convocation to group entertainment events, take a look here at everything we've got planned.

Take a look at the photos from our 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Event at Double Zero!

Volunteer with us!

The Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta has over 100 volunteers, please contact us for any Volunteer opportunities!

Ask the Institute - now updated!

Education Questions? Ask the Institute! You’ll find the answers to questions our students ask the most. We want to help you make the most of your student experience so you can get ahead in your career and stay there! Learn more at

If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.