Level 4

Insurance professional

Specialising in an area of business within the insurance sector, for example, broking, client management or underwriting
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Insurance is an incredibly diverse marketplace with a rich history of helping people and businesses assess the risks they could face.

Insurance touches the lives of everyone and allows us to operate securely in the knowledge that should the worst happen; we will have the support we need.

This apprenticeship provides a development pathway that will allow apprentices to specialise in a particular industry area with supporting and appropriate professional qualifications. The standard is, therefore, of broad application across the insurance sector. It supports the consolidation of technical, industry and business knowledge and the development of the skills needed to apply this to complex and unfamiliar situations.

Future career paths include:

  • Underwriting
  • Client relations
  • Insurance claims
  • Loss adjusting
  • Broking
  • Reinsurance
  • Account management
  • Duration

    This apprenticeship typically takes 24 to 30 months to complete.
  • Qualification

    Diploma level qualifications from either the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) or the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) are required to complete this apprenticeship. Individuals can select units within the qualification frameworks depending on their role.
  • Progression

    Upon completion, apprentices can achieve professional registration by applying to the relevant professional body with the recognised designation of Dip CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) or Dip CILA (Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters). It is a stepping stone to the full advanced diploma qualification.