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Advance your career with the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia.

 

 

Welcome

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, coming in early 2017, licensing courses. In our dynamic industry, continuous learning is essential if you want to advance your career.

CIP: Enrol now for Spring 2017 classes!

It's time to make an investment - in yourself. Employers across Canada know that CIPs have completed a rigorous program of study and have a wealth of industry-specific knowledge. So give your career a boost by taking another CIP course this spring.

Get a head start and register for a Spring 2017 Class!

Enrol by March 22 for the chance to win! If you enrol in a Spring 2017 CIP class by Wednesday, March 22, you'll go into a draw to receive one of six $100 gift cards to Chapters or Best Buy. This spring, give your education a boost.
Go to our CIP Courses page to see what we're offering and register online. Alternatively, download our Spring 2017 Class Schedule and Registration Form.

Check out our NEW Learning Options!

We've added new learning options for students who are Rewriting an exam, or CIP/FCIP graduates who would like to Audit a course. Find out more on our CIP Courses page. 

Learn how to advance your career

Join National Education Month - February 2017

NAVIGATE | EDUCATE | CELEBRATE
Attend local seminars, webinars, and events, and celebrate the launch of mycareer, a new open online resource of career maps, education pathways, assessment tools and tip sheets for those in the industry looking to navigate their insurance career.
What’s your career goal? Choose the complimentary webinar that best fits your area of interest and discover pathways to advancing your career. We look forward to connecting with you during National Education Month!

Participate in any or all of our National Education Month Activities:

Atlantic Video Contest - let loose your creative side and film a short video on one of three different themes.
Trivia Contest - answer our weekly Trivia Question correctly and you could win!
Seminars - we have lined up two interesting, informative and innovative topics to keep you at the top of your game.

Networking Opportunities

We host a number of events connecting members and insurance professionals. Check our Events page to see what's coming up.

Insurance Institute of NS / Blue Goose, NS Pond Curling Funspiel - March 28, 2017

Seminars

Enhance your Professional Development

Did you know that most of our seminars provide Continuing Education Credits for Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia? Our Seminars page has the list of topics that we're currently offering; you can sign up online or download a registration form.

February 24: Uber, Airbnb & Cyber Insurance: Impact of a Sharing Economy
March 31: Fundamentals of Equipment Breakdown Insurance
May 11: Understanding Xactimate Estimates

April 26 - Save the Date!
Fire Claim Investigations; Determining the Origin & Cause - morning
Rise of the Machines; Appliance Fires & Floods - afternoon

Do you have a seminar topic you'd like us to offer? Send our Education Coordinator, Leanne Henriksson, an email with your suggestions.

Is your Membership Up-To-Date?

The Insurance Institute membership year runs from June 1 to May 31. With our support, you can take your education and career to a new level with our courses, seminars, webinars, and networking opportunities.  And with your support, the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia is able to continue providing these services to you, our valuable members. Contact our office today to renew your membership.

Not yet a member? Join the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia and reap the benefits. Start here!

Have your contact details changed? We encourage you to login to update your profile. If you have any questions or need help renewing your membership, please contact us toll-free at 1-866-362-8585, or email us at IICmail@insuranceinstitute.ca

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 www.insuranceinstitute.ca/ask.

Download the Institute's mobile app!

Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students (with additional available for in-app purchase), and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. Discover how it can help you with your study and professional needs.

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.

Newsletter

Download the Fall 2016 edition of our newsletter, Momentum... [PDF] 

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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.