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 25, 2017


Registration Period      Registration open October 1 to December 31
Withdrawal Deadline  January 22, 2018


Registration Period      Registration open January 22 to March 31
Withdrawal Deadline  April 23, 2018
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 2017 September 11 to December 10, 2017
Winter 2018 January 8 to April 8, 2018
Spring 2018 April 9 to July 8, 2018

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 2017) Saturday, January 13, 2018
Results release date (Winter 2018) Saturday, May 12, 2018
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.