Why does the CIP designation matter to you?

When life happens, it’s good to know there are more than 18,000 Chartered Insurance Professionals (CIPs) working in the property and casualty insurance industry throughout the country.

CIPs help maintain the high standards of the industry, and can be found in many industry roles including brokers, underwriters and claims adjusters.

They work to provide a better insurance experience for Canadians—like you—who depend on quality insurance service. Here’s how:

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Comprehensive education


CIPs have successfully completed rigorous training and education via an industry-respected 10-course program.



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Enhanced skills


CIPs know industry best practices and have comprehensive knowledge and skills that ensure they are prepared for more.



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Fresh knowledge


CIPs maintain their designation with ongoing professional development to keep their knowledge up-to-date.



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High ethics


CIPs have committed to high ethical standards in the work that they do.



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Increased quality


CIPs are supported by their employers, because they know the designation improves the quality of their work.



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Industry standard


CIPs improve the insurance industry as a whole, making it more knowledgeable, credible and trustworthy.



Simply put, the CIP designation is all about making the insurance experience better for customers—like you.

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About the educator

The Insurance Institute educates Chartered Insurance Professionals—many of whom you deal with in your times of need. When disaster strikes, you want an educated, knowledgeable insurance professional with up-to-date information. Since 1899, the Insurance Institute has been setting the professional standards for the property and casualty industry, with a curriculum developed by industry educators and thought leaders. In Canada, there are more than 18,000 graduates of the Insurance Institute’s CIP and FCIP programs. Learn more about the Insurance Institute.