Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals


Competency Profile

The knowledge, skills and abilities required of an entry-level Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP). These are assessed through examinations and practical experience.

Body of Knowledge

A list of reference sources for all testable content in the CIRP Qualification Program (CQP) based on the competency profile.

Information for sponsors

  • Sponsor’s manual: Outlines the roles and responsibilities of sponsors in the CQP
  • Sponsor declaration form: Must be completed and signed by the sponsor for CQP candidates prior to enrolment in the Core Knowledge course. Also to be used for changes of sponsors.
  • Sponsor recommendation form: Must be completed by sponsors when requesting an exemption from the CQP General Entrance requirements.

Memorandum of Understanding with the Office (MOU) of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy

The MOU between CAIRP and the OSB outlines the terms and conditions under which CAIRP assumes sole responsibility for the creation, delivery and maintenance of the education program required to become a CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee and BIA Insolvency Counselor.

Important Program dates

Course and exam registration deadlines

Program fees

Current administrative, course, exam and other program fees