The Institute offers a variety of academic and professional programs aimed at improving professional and career development of its members. These programs include both tuition and short term programmes.

Professional Study Programs

Certificate of Proficiency


The COP is the foundational course in insurance introducing the basic insurance principles. A subset of the Certificate in insurance course, the COP course is appropriate for those who are new to t...

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Certificate in Insurance


The certificate in Insurance is appropriate for candidates wishing to gain a broad understanding of insurance principles, key disciplines and products. It is good for employees who have no formal i...

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Diploma in Insurance


The Diploma in Insurance is appropriate for: Insurance technicians and those who aspire to be technicians; Supervisors, team leaders and those with long-term ambitions of assuming managerial respon...

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The ICDL programme defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications. It offers a wide range of modules including Computer Essentials, Word Processing and IT Security. Candidates take tests in the modules which are most relevant to their educational and professional requirements, thereby creating their ICDL Profile. Whether in school, university or in the workplace, ICDL offers the skills you need to succeed.

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Study Intakes

Admissions take place twice a year for each of the programmes. In January & July for the Certificate of Proficiency & Certificate in Insurance. In April & September for the Diploma in Insurance.

Each period of study takes approximately 2 months for one to complete a course.

Study times
  • Morning classes, OR
  • Evening classes OR
  • Weekend classes
  • Pick an application form from the Institute or print out one from the website on www.iiu.ac.ug fill it and return it to the Institute