Certificate Programs

The Insurance Institute offers a variety of certificate programs, designed to improve your skills and subject-matter understanding. By enrolling in these certificate programs, you gain access to up-to-date industry knowledge and leading-edge techniques that you can put into practice every day.

Commercial Insurance


The Commercial Insurance Certificate program has been designed with the needs of rapidly evolving commercial insurance industry in mind. This new program encompasses the daily skills and competencies needed for crafting commercial solutions. This includes bridging from the personal to commercial lines environment, and building a wide-range of knowledge of commercial risks, exposures, and solutions. Learn more about the Commercial Insurance Certificate program.




The Managing General Agent Certificate program is designed for professionals already in the MGA space who want further training, and those wishing to enter the sector. Students will learn the essentials of commercial insurance, how MGAs serve a defined market segment and how to address challenges that arise in operating an MGA. Learn more about the Managing General Agent Certificate program.




Take the three risk management courses that can lead to the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation. This new offering by the Institute provides an opportunity for insurance professionals to deepen their understanding of risk in the context of insurance. Learn more about the Risk Management Certificate program.




If you are a newcomer to the industry, an entry-level insurance professional or a broker, agent and adjuster with licensing requirements, this two-course program introduces you to the p&c concepts and principles. By enrolling in the GIE program, you develop a strong understanding of the insurance fundamentals. A GIE certificate is awarded upon successful completion. Learn more about the GIE program.




Whether you are new to rehabilitation with some volunteer or related experience or highly versed in the field, this 10-course program is designed to support your role in ensuring injured or disabled claimants receive proper care and guidance. The program, which combines a wide theory base with practical application to rehabilitation, is offered in partnership with Seneca College’s Faculty of Continuing Education and Training. Learn more about the Rehabilitation Benefits program.




If you are committed to delivering exceptional customer service in a financial services environment, this five-course program provides you with the opportunity to earn an ACS designation while studying to attain your CIP. The program, which is offered in partnership with LOMA, consists of three required courses and two elective courses, all tailored to the p&c insurance industry. Explore the Associate of Customer Service program.


To see additional learning opportunities, have a look at our CIP and FCIP designations or all of our events and seminars.