Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals

Become an Insolvency Professional

Looking for a dynamic career in a fast-paced environment? Want to have a positive impact on individuals and businesses? Insolvency and Restructuring is the industry for you.

Helping individuals and businesses solve their debt issues by providing trusted insolvency advice and solutions isn't just a way to make a living, it’s a way to make a difference. Stand out from the crowd and explore multiple rewarding career paths as an insolvency professional through our specialized educational programs.

Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP)

The Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional designation (CIRP) sets the standard as the most highly respected and recognized designation in the insolvency profession. It is also the exclusive pathway to become a Licensed Insolvency Trustee. Get started with the CIRP Qualification Program.

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Insolvency Counsellor

BIA Insolvency Counselors provide insolvency counseling to individual bankrupts and consumer debtors on behalf of Licensed Insolvency Trustees. Take the first step by taking the Practical Course on Insolvency Counselling.

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Insolvency Administrator

Insolvency Administrators support Licensed Insolvency Trustees in administering insolvency estates and files. Obtain the technical knowledge and practical application required to effectively support trustees by taking the Insolvency Administration course.

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Continuing Education

Graduates of our education programs have a professional obligation to maintain, refresh and add to the knowledge and skills they apply to serve the public interest of financially challenged individuals and businesses and their creditors. Learn about upcoming Professional Development (PD) opportunities.

Upcoming PD Opportunities

Toronto Exchange

Save the Date for CAIRP’s Toronto Exchange on September 12, 2023! Registration will be opening in June. 

CAIRP 2023 Forums

We are excited to announce the return of the 2023 CAIRP Insolvency & Restructuring Forums to in-person events. Registration is open!

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Insolvency Administrator Associate PD Webinar Series

The Insolvency Administrator Associate PD Webinar Series is now closed. 

The IAA Webinar Series is only for those who are Insolvency Administrator Associates. Successful completion of the course and final examination and being employed by a CAIRP member makes you eligible to apply to become a CAIRP Insolvency Administrator Associate. Please sign up here.



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