Membership Levels

ANZIIF's member levels ensure membership opportunities for insurance professionals from the beginning to the end of their careers.

Student membership

ANZIIF students enrolled in an award course module will automatically be awarded student membership status. Students who successfully obtain a qualification at the Certificate IV or Diploma level will receive a free membership upgrade for the rest of the year in which they completed the course. Find out more about the benefits of student membership.

Allied

Allied membership is granted to professionals who work in the insurance industry but do not have an insurance or loss adjusting, risk management or personal injury qualification.

Affiliate CIP

The Affiliate level of membership recognises the levels of education and knowledge that are required and regulated in each area that ANZIIF operates. In Australia the criteria for entry into the Affiliate level is successful completion of ASIC Compliance (Tier 1 or 2). In New Zealand, the Certificate in Financial Services (Level 5) Version 2 - General Insurance Strand and ANZIIF’s equivalent Compliance Certificates for New Zealand advisers in General Insurance and General Insurance Broking meet the requirement for entry into the Affiliate membership level. An Affiliate is a Certified Insurance Professional qualified membership level. Visit the CIP section to learn more about what it means to be a Certified Insurance Professional. Affiliates have access to the ANZIIF (Aff) CIP post-nominal.

Students who have completed their compliance are eligible to upgrade to Affiliate membership at the relevant upgrade fee

Associate CIP

Associate Membership is granted to financial services professionals who have completed an insurance or loss adjusting, risk management or personal injury qualification equivalent to the ANZIIF Certificate IV level or any other recognised education requirement (AII Life or GI Affiliateship). An associate is a Certified Insurance Professional qualified membership level. Visit the CIP section to learn more about what it means to be a Certified Insurance Professional. Associates may use the post-nominal ANZIIF (Assoc) CIP.

Students who have completed a Certificate IV level qualification with ANZIIF will receive complimentary upgrade to Associate CIP membership for the remainder of the calendar year. 

Senior Associate CIP

Senior Associate membership is granted to financial services professionals who have completed an insurance or loss adjusting, risk management or personal injury qualification equivalent to the ANZIIF Diploma level. Senior Associate CIP is a Certified Insurance Professional qualified membership level. Visit the CIP section to learn more about what it means to be a Certified Insurance Professional. Senior Associates may use the post-nominal ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP.

Students who have completed a Diploma level qualification with ANZIIF will receive complimentary upgrade to Senior Associate CIP membership for the remainder of the calendar year. 

Fellow CIP

Fellow is the most prestigious level of membership, awarded to insurance professionals who have completed post-graduate qualifications in financial services and have a strong technical knowledge of, and experience in, the industry. Fellow, or Fellow CIP, is a Certified Insurance Professional qualified membership level. Visit the CIP section to learn more about what it means to be a Certified Insurance Professional. Fellow members may use the post-nominal ANZIIF (Fellow) CIP. To become a Fellow, members must meet the set Fellow criteria.