Welcome to the website for the Toronto Area Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefits Specialists! It is our goal to assist in the education of our membership, as well as providing networking opportunities for those in the industry. The Toronto Area Chapter works with talented members of the industry to provide relevant seminars to keep our membership abreast of upcoming issues. 


Please click on the links above for more information on upcoming events, current communications, and more.


About the Program

Enroll in the new Certified Employee Benefits Specialist® (CEBS) program and earn the most respected designation in the benefits industry. You'll learn from health and retirement curriculum—Streamlined core courses, laser-focused content and less breadth and more depth mean now you can learn more in less time.


To earn your CEBS, you will successfully complete all five courses: GBA 1, GBA 2, RPA 1, RPA 2 and GBA/RPA 3.


Earn your GBA or RPA designation by completing three courses described below.


It is recommended you start with GBA 1 or RPA 1. Complete all five and you will have an in-depth and well-rounded foundation of employee benefits.

Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS)

The CEBS designation is a credential that is recognized for the depth and relevance of critical knowledge achieved. It draws from the GBA and RPA curriculum to build a total benefits perspective and is achieved by successfully completing all five required courses.