GIE Program

Your Pathway to Insurance Professionalism

•  This two-course certificate program provides a solid understanding of the principles and practices of property and casualty insurance.
•  Upon successful completion a GIE certificate is awarded at your Local Institute or Chapter’s Convocation.


•  Serves as a great platform for entry-level insurance professionals, non-core insurance employees (finance, HR, IT, etc.).
•  Also used to license agents, brokers and adjusters in several provinces Visit licensing for additional details.
•  As a successful graduate of the GIE Program you’ll also be exempt from taking the C11: Principles and Practice of Insurance course towards the CIP (Chartered Insurance Professional) designation

Program Courses

C81: General Insurance Essentials - Part 1 introduces you to the concepts and fundamentals that underlie the practice of insurance in Canada.

C82: General Insurance Essentials - Part 2 builds on the concepts and fundamentals introduced in Part 1, and outlines specific types of insurance, policy forms, and coverages.

Learning Options

We offer three learning options for the GIE Program:

•  Classroom learning
•  Independent study
•  Virtual learning

The GIE Program.
Your Pathway to Insurance Professionalism.