Membership is awarded based on qualifications and relevant industry experience.
Please check on the IISA membership page https://www.iisa.co.za/membership/membership for the different membership options and requirements per membership level.
You then need to create a username and password on the member portal https://mms.iisa.co.za by completing your personal details. Once all the personal details are completed and you have successfully created a profile, you can then proceed with your application for membership.
The IISA does not offer any qualifications. Prospective members need to study with a provider that offers approved insurance qualifications.
The IISA awards membership on approved insurance related qualifications. Masifunde Training Centre and Milpark Education currently offer qualifications in insurance for your consideration. Please note that membership is not restricted to qualifications completed with these institutions. All relevant approved qualifications will be considered for membership with the IISA.
The IISA offers face to face courses that focus on Qualification Support for key insurance modules, Technical Insurance, Hot Topics in the industry and Introductory topics. Each course is designed to improve your skills and subject-matter understanding. By booking your place at these workshops, you gain access to up-to-date industry knowledge and leading-edge techniques that you can put into practice every day.
The IISA does not approve any exemptions. Individuals needs to apply with Institutes of Higher Learning that they have chosen to study with in order for them to apply for exemptions.
No. Our member base is made up of members that are based in different parts of the world.
Members and CPD Affiliates of the Insurance Institute of South Africa are able to view their CPD hours on the member portal. In addition, members can also download a CPD report of all the courses that are loaded on their CPD profiles.
The IISA records CPD and provides access to CPD records for paid-up members at no extra charge.
Professional Members are required to record a minimum of 18 CPD hours per membership cycle.
The membership cycle is from 1 June - 30 May
Being an affiliated professional member of the IISA positions one in good standing and indicates that the member has undergone extensive insurance training and has acquired the necessary experience at the various levels.
The IISA only keeps records of CPD activities for paid up members and CPD Affiliates.