Advanced CIP Program Courses

The Advanced CIP courses are taught through a combination of facilitated online learning (A300, A310, and A340) and distance, in-class or virtual learning (CIP electives). More details about course materials are included on specific course pages.

Certificate overview:

The four-course certificate consists of the following courses*:
One eligible CIP elective (taken after CIP completion; see the tab below for options)
Plus the three courses listed below.
*A300 and A310 are open to all Institute members. However, to complete the certificate you must have completed the CIP designation.

Advanced CIP courses are offered in three terms each year: fall, winter and spring. The following dates and deadlines apply.


Fall Term September to December
Winter Term January to April
Spring Term April to July 


Registration Period Registration open June 1 to August 31
Withdrawal Deadline September 26, 2016

Winter 2017 COURSE DATES

Registration Period      October 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016
Withdrawal Deadline  January 23, 2017


Registration Period      January 23, 2017 to March 31, 2017
Withdrawal Deadline  April 24, 2017
Students wanting to withdraw from a course, must submit a written request by letter or email to the Insurance Institute. Course withdrawals are subject to an administrative fee of $50 (plus GST or HST). For more information, please review the Program Policies.


Fall 2016 September 12 to December 4, 2016
Winter 2017 January 9 to April 3, 2017
Spring 2017 April 10 to July 3, 2017

There are no final examinations for the A300-level Advanced CIP courses. Students will completed a final assessment (a written assignment).  


Results release date (Fall 2016) Saturday,   January 14, 2017
Results release date (Winter 2017) Saturday,   May     13, 2017
Recommended Alternative  
Claims C111: Advanced Loss Adjusting C32: Bodily Injury Claims
C39: Fraud Awareness and Prevention
Underwriting C121: Advanced Underwriting C40: Business Interruption Insurance
C47: Reinsurance
C48: Automobile Insurance—Part 2
C49: Insurance Against Liability—Part 2
Agent/Broker C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent C39: Fraud Awareness and Prevention
C40: Business Interruption Insurance
C48: Automobile Insurance—Part 2
Reinsurance C121: Advanced Underwriting C47: Reinsurance
Risk Manager C131: Advanced Skills for the Insurance Broker and Agent C47: Reinsurance
C72: Introduction to Risk Management and Commercial Lines Insurance

Note: The elective course can be taken at any point in the Advanced CIP program, but must have been taken after you completed your CIP. In addition, it cannot be a repeat of a course that you have already completed. We recommend that you take the elective as your first course in the program.