Membership of The Insurance Institute is not only a badge of distinction it demonstrates commitment to lifelong learning and professionalism.

Member Benefits

As a Member of The Insurance Institute, you are part of an established community of insurance professionals and have the learning supports needed to grow your technical knowledge and competencies.

A community of like-minded professionals

Join 15,000+ insurance professionals and grow your national and local insurance network.

Online Member Area

The Member Area is where you can mange CPD compliance and grow your technical knowledge by engaging with an array of CPD eLearning, study supports and other exclusive learning resources.

Inspiring knowledge

Avail of the Institute extensive live and online CPD offering, developed by local and international experts to help keep members knowledge up to date.

Local Institute networks

Be part of a Local Institute of like-minded professionals and grow together through local networking, educational and social events.

Dedicated Member Services team

The Institute Member Services team are on hand to answer qualification, exam, CPD or general queries and are accessible by phone, email or LiveChat


Our CPD content covers everything from ethics and regulatory updates to technology trends, data protection, and technical advancements.



Our 1-hour live webinars are typically delivered weekly.

On-demand eLearning

On-demand eLearning

We offer an extensive programme of on-demand eLearning in your dedicated Member Area.



We accredit CPD events and activities for a variety of designations.

CPD Cotent


Networking is an essential part of your career development. As a member, you have access to a range of social, CPD and educational events to help you build your profile.

CPD Essentials Refresher Path

This course covers dispute resolution, ethics, fitness & probity, insurable risks, insurance cycle, legal requirements, and market insights.

  • Type: eLearning
  • CPD Hours: 4 hours
  • CPD Categories: 1-8, A, U, C (3 hrs) & Ethics (1 hr)

Ethics in Insurance

This course covers the definition of ethics, morals, and values; an outline of business ethics; how to differentiate financial services from other goods; describe ethical principles for financial practitioners; and explain statutory and non-statutory codes.

  • Type: eLearning
  • CPD Hours:  1 hour
  • CPD Categories: Ethics

Data Protection in Ireland

This course comprises of three parts that will provide an overview of data protection in Ireland.

  • Type: eLearning
  • CPD Hours: 1.5 hours
  • CPD Categories: 1-8, A, U, C

Management of Risk

This course covers the management of risk in the context of the corporate governance framework.

  • Type: eLearning
  • CPD Hours: 15 minutes
  • CPD Categories: 5

Yacht and Small Craft Insurance

This course will help you understand the importance of yacht and small craft insurance, which involves knowing the various vessel types, available coverages, and policy inclusions, limitations, and exclusions.

  • Type: eLearning
  • CPD Hours: 1 hour
  • CPD Categories: 4

Frequently Asked Questions

  • There are six membership categories:

    • Student
    • Graduate
    • Grandfathered
    • Affiliate
    • Dual CII/III Membership
    • Retired

    Learn more about the different membership categories and their associated fees here.

  • Membership is renewed at the beginning of each calendar year.

  • If your membership is not automatically renewed at the start of the calendar year, you can log into your Member Area to renew your membership.

    • Access to 12,000+ insurance professionals: Become a part of an ever-growing support network of industry professionals.
    • Dedicated Member Area: Personalised content, study supports, eLearning, webinars and more
    • Extensive CPD content: Remain compliant by enhancing your skills and knowledge
    • Local Institute networking and social events: Mentoring opportunities, social events, study supports and professional development
    • Dedicated Member Services team: Supporting your career journey 8 hours a day, 5 days a week
  • An individual seeking support must have been a fully paid up member for a period of two years prior to the year in which support is being sought and must be experiencing a significant change in circumstances during their career in order to be entitled to apply for support through the membership support scheme offered by the Institute.

    Applications will be considered from all members who have been made redundant or who are on evidenced long term sick leave.

    As part of the scheme, the Institute will grant you complimentary Membership (i.e. at no charge) for a year; and, if you are a Post-Qualified Member, this complimentary membership will provide you with full access to our CPD supports and service.

    If you are a Pre-Qualified Member already engaged in Institute studies, you will be allowed to sit any of the Institute’s three APA/CIP exam sessions in the year in respect of which your textbook and examination fees will be reduced by 50%.

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