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Welcome to the Southwestern Ontario Chapter.

How can we help you?


Develop your skills and increase your knowledge.
Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and broker/agent licensing preparation courses.

Register now for a CIP spring class

Expand your expertise. Build your brand. Create your career.
Lock in your learning for spring today. Choose your course and format 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: give yourself the best chance of success on your exam

Are you looking to begin a new career as an insurance Broker or Agent? The Insurance Institute wants to help you succeed.
We offer courses in several formats to suit your needs - including a new online class.

•  Broker/Agent Licensing Preparation Course – Starts March 5
•  Broker (RIBO) Level 1 Licensing
•  Agent (OTL) Licensing  

Must-attend events and seminars

Understanding Property Claims Investigation - March 22 
Investigate claims more effectively with increased positive outcomes. 

From the 'Understanding'series of Adjusters'
How well a claim is investigated impacts the claimant, the adjuster and the insurer.  Learn more

Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications - April 24
As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption will be legal in Canada - immediately impacting all aspects of property casualty insurance.  Learn more.

Broker/Agent Licensing Review - April 30 - May 01
Are you looking to boost your preparation for the Agent or Broker Licensing Exam?  Learn more.

Photos from recent events

We are now posting pictures from 2018 events, such as the 2nd Annual Insurance Industry -  Axe Throwing Tournament.

Check out more of our upcoming events and seminars.

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.

Have you read our research reports and trends papers?

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. 

Follow us on Twitter! 

For all the latest Chapter updates, check out @IIOSouthWest

Did you know? 

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. 

RIBO Hours Available
Did you know that students taking CIP courses in Ontario are eligible for 16 RIBO technical hours, except for C16 and C132, which are eligible for 20 management hours? Contact your local chapter for details. Continuing education credits from seminars will vary depending on the type and length of seminar. More information is available on each of the seminar information pages.

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.