Advance your career with the Greater Toronto Area Chapter.

Part of the Insurance Institute of Ontario. 


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 and networking events. In our dynamic industry, continuous learning is essential if you want to advance your career.

It's not too late to register in a CIP fall semester course.

Get ahead on your education this fall! Register now and work towards getting the designation that employers look for: the Chartered Insurance Professional designation. Register now.

It's time to renew your membership!

Are you taking advantage of your membership benefits?
We rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us by the industry. In return, we’re able to provide you with many benefits. Learn about the benefits and renew now

Licensing in the GTA - Broker and Agent

We provide the education and resources you need to prepare for your RIBO and OTL licences. Learn more. 


Are you looking to begin a new career as an insurance Broker or Agent? The Insurance Institute wants to help you succeed. If you need flexibility in your studies, but would also like the benefit of peer group settings and access to an instructor, these NEW online courses are for you:

Broker (RIBO) Level 1 Online Licensing Exam Preparation Course for Ontario – Register
Agent (OTL) Online Licensing Exam Preparation Course for Ontario – Register

Must-attend seminars

SABS Training for Non-Claims Professionals – September 21
This session is ideal for non-claims professionals: Improve your knowledge with this full-day seminar. Learn more.

Introduction to Business Interruption Insurance – September 25
Learn how to read income statements, obtain information to apply to business interruption forms and gain a better understanding of business interruption indemnity concepts and forms. Learn more.

Cyber Coverage Sales: Winning Approaches to Get Results – September 28
This session is aimed at helping brokerage owners, senior producers, new business development, agents and others to properly devise your cyber risk offering to get the results you want. Learn more.

Negotiation Skills for a Win-Win Situation – Burlington – October 3
Are you constantly negotiating with people? Are you a good negotiator? Do you need to brush up on your skills? Learn more.

Ontario Auto: The Next Wave with David Marshall – October 11
In-Person Seminar or Live Webinar
Join us for an interactive session with David Marshall as he shares his personal insights and views on his report, as well as possible government implementation of his recommendations.

Directors' & Officers' Liability – October 18
Where does responsible oversight of corporations begin? What are the recent developments in Director Liability? Join us to find out! Learn more.

Lowes Fund Breakfast – October 31
The Canadian Dream of Home Ownership in a Time of Eroding Affordability: A Plan for Keeping the Dream Within Reach for Future Generations
Join us to hear from the CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, Tim Hudak, on how he and fellow real estate leaders are working to keep home ownership within reach for future generations. Learn more.

Fundamentals Series

A new seminar series to get to the basics of insurance! Learn about the Fundamentals Series.
Upcoming seminars in Toronto:

108 Condominium Conundrums – September 26
Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Join us this September to hear from an expert. Learn more.

105 In Good Company with Commercial Automobile – September 27
Do you need an overview of the principles and concepts, as well as the technical side of commercial auto? Learn more.

101 Insurance Fundamentals
– November 2
Are you new to insurance and have limited knowledge of the p&c insurance industry? If so, this full day seminar is for you. Learn more.

Member Bonus Webinars: Complimentary for IIO Members

Our Member Bonus Series webinars are open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to. They cover basic insurance topics you could benefit from clarification on, and offer 1 Technical RIBO hour (pending). Learn more.

Get your RIBO hours OnDemand

You know that we provide local seminars to help you get your hours, but help is also here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. There's also special introductory pricing. Learn more.

Do you live or work in GTA East?

You may also be interested in events, seminars and classes held by our Kawartha/Durham Chapter.

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

Keep your member profile up-to-date with your home contact details, so that we can continue to keep you in the loop if you make a career change or move companies. 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.

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.

CIP student? Download the Institute's free 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, and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. And if you're a C11 or C13 student, additional practice exam questions are also available for in-app purchase. Discover how this app can help you with your study and professional needs.

Follow us on Twitter!

The Insurance Institute of Ontario – GTA is on Twitter. Join the conversation and follow us at @IIOGTA

Ask the Institute - now updated!

Education Questions? As 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

Did you know?

We provide CE Credits for Alberta and/or Manitoba
The Insurance Institute of Ontario is accredited to issue CE credits for our seminars to members who are licensed in the provinces of Manitoba and Alberta. Contact us at gtaseminars@insuranceinstitute.ca to learn further details on this great benefit.

Group Rates Available
Learn together! Did you know that group rates are offered for three or more members attending the same seminar. Contact us at gtaseminars@insuranceinstitute.ca for more details on how you can save money.

Professional and Meeting Space Available
Are you looking for space for your next meeting or function? The Insurance Institute has state-of-the-art rooms, suitable for a variety of group sizes, available for rent at our convenient downtown Toronto location. Get more details.

Living Outside of Canada?
Registration for virtual classes is available for International Students. Enrol in the course of your choice by contacting our member services team at 1-866-362-8585.

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.