Canadian Credit Union Association

CUIC® Employee Accreditations and Designations

Our highly-respected Credit Union Institute of Canada (CUIC) programs have been developed in partnership with Dalhousie University and credit union experts. Credit unions across the country recognize the rigour of CUIC courses and programs, and many have incorporated them into position requirements. 

Our Programs

We offer the following accreditation and designation programs. Enroll in a program’s learning path to track your progress and collect digital badges along the way! Click below to learn more about each program and its course requirements:

Each of our programs consist of a series of CUIC courses. These courses can be taken independently or as part of our accreditation or designation programs. Click here to review our CUIC course at a glance.

CUIC courses are available in two formats:


Register anytime and complete the course at your own pace. Write your exam within 12 months to earn your credit! Your Final grade is based solely on the exam.


CUIC cohorts are 12-week, instructor-led online classes offered twice a year. The spring cohort semester begins in March and ends with a final exam in June. The fall cohort semester begins in September and ends with a final exam in December. Your final grade is based on a combination of: participation (10%), assignments (40%) and final exam (50%).

CUIC Courses

Click the links below to register for cohort or self-study sessions.

Note: CCUA Campus login is required to register. Don’t have an account? Email with your full name and credit union email address and they will set you up!:

Courses available for registration:

CUIC CourseSelf-Study
(Begin any time)
Fall Cohort
(Sept – Dec 2021)
Spring Cohort
(Begins Mar 2022)
CUC 185
Products and Services
Register NowEnrollment ClosedRegister Now
CUC 201
Credit Unions: Different by Design
Register Now Enrollment ClosedRegister Now
CUC 210
Consumer and Residential
Mortgage Lending
Register Now Enrollment ClosedRegister Now
CUC 225
Credit Union Financial Management
Register Now Enrollment Closed n/a
CUC 240
Fundamentals of Personal
Financial Planning
Register Now Enrollment ClosedRegister Now
CUC 315
Strategic Management for
Credit Union Professionals
n/aEnrollment Closedn/a
CUC 325
Human Resource Management
Register Now Enrollment Closedn/a
CUC 345
Business Lending
Register Now Enrollment ClosedRegister Now
CUC 346
Agricultural Lending
Register Now Enrollment Closed n/a
CUC 350
Commercial Real Estate Lending
Register Now Enrollment Closed n/a

Find the CUIC course that’s right for you:

We’ve compiled a series of articles that explore each of our CUIC cohorts to give you a better understanding of which CUIC course is right for you. Find the statement below that best suits your learning needs, and click the link to learn more about that course.

If you want to: