Your career is the best investment you can make

Gaining a professional qualification is one of the best moves you can make to advance in the insurance industry, enhancing your prospects, broadening your options and turning the wheels of your career.

At The Insurance Institute we have a programme to suit each stage of your career path, designed to help develop the skills you need both now and into the future.

Your future, insured 

Our courses can help you advance at any stage of your career. Get an overview of all of our programmes and services in our Qualifications Guide.

Learn more in our Qualifications Guide

The Insurance Institute Qualifications Guide 2021

Your qualifications pathway

We work with the best accreditation and validation partners, both here in Ireland and across the globe, in order to guarantee that our qualifications work as hard for you, as you did for them.

Get started with APA

If you're new to the industry or looking to join, or if you're a Grandfathered Person returning to education, the Accredited Product Adviser (APA) is the best place to start.


Professional Certificate in Insurance (APA)

Enhance your prospects with CIP

If you want to take the next step after APA, just complete 3 more modules to earn the Certified Insurance Practitioner (CIP) designation. You'll then be qualified in all areas of general insurance.


Power your ambition with MDI

The Management Diploma in Insurance (MDI) is our advanced qualification for those looking to move into management positions or deepen their insurance knowledge. You'll learn about areas such as law, motor insurance, liability, life assurance and pensions.


The Management Diploma in Insurance (MDI)

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85% of members believe that education is key in pushing their career forward.

Want to know more?

Our Member Services team will be more than happy to talk you through your options, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. You can chat with them, call them on 01 645 6670 or send them an email by clicking below. 

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