Textbooks, Online Resources, and Addenda

All CIP courses include a comprehensive textbook developed by the Insurance Institute. The Textbook Editions list show you the most current edition of the CIP learning material available:


Please also review the CIP Course Textbook Addenda section below. As a student, it is your responsibility to ensure you are using the correct textbook edition for your course and examination, as well as any published updates.

Online Resources

Online resources are available in the learning management system (LMS) for most courses. They include the following:

  • Access to an eBook version of the textbook, updated when new editions are released
  • Practice questions (multiple-choice, narrative, and application questions)
  • Interactive learning activities such as quizzes

These resources may be provided within your online Institute course, or in a separate online tutorial associated with your Institute textbook. They are not sold separately. Access lasts for up to 365 days from activation.

How to access online resources

  • Go to elearning.insuranceinstitute.ca
  • Log in using your IIC member ID and IIC web password
  • If you have not created an online member account, create your account here and select "I have a User/Member ID."

If you are new to our LMS, you will be prompted to enter an email address in your LMS profile and verify the email address the first time you log in. That email address will be used for LMS class correspondence only. The email address recorded in your IIC Member Profile will continue to be used for all IIC mailings, including password-reset emails.

If you purchased your CIP textbooks from a college bookstore, please provide proof of purchase to elearning@insuranceinstitute.ca. Access will to the online tutorial then be provided within two business days. 

We recommend that you use all course resources, both print and online, to prepare for your examination.

CIP Course Textbook Addenda

From time to time, important updates need to be published between scheduled textbook editions. In these cases, we publish an addendum in PDF format showing changes to the existing publication. Addenda should be used in addition to the corresponding textbook.

Course Textbook Addenda


File Size

Automobile and Legislative Update (various texts)   Sept 2023 483 KB
C14: Automobile Insurance—Part 1 (Atlantic), 2020 Edition May 2023  394 KB
C14: Automobile Insurance—Part 1 (British Columbia), 2021 Edition May 2023 279 KB 
C14: Automobile Insurance—Part 1 (Alberta), 2021 Edition Jan. 2022  371 KB 
C36: Building Construction, Fire Hazards and Basic Hazards, 2012 Edition  Mar. 2022  178 KB 
C49: Insurance Against Liability—Part 2, 2021 Edition  May 2023 178 KB

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