Insurance apprenticeship

A Higher Apprenticeship in insurance will prepare you to work in the insurance sector in a claims, broking or underwriting technician or team leader/supervisor role.

As the population ages and personal wealth increases, the demand for insurance professionals will increase dramatically. This is great news for anyone wishing to enter this stable yet dynamic industry where work is not only financially rewarding but personally rewarding as well. Your role in the insurance industry will help individuals and businesses manage risk to protect themselves from catastrophic losses and anticipate potential problems.

Technicians provide support to all types of insurance work including underwriting, claims or broking, with duties such as reviewing and auditing claims cases, providing advice on technical referrals, contributing to technical audits and liaising with brokers regarding the production of client documentation.

The role of the team leaders and supervisors is to guide a team of people resolving queries and problems, providing clear goals and developing your team’s professional and technical capabilities.

Completion of this Higher Apprenticeship could lead to a specialist role in insurance and membership of the Chartered Insurance Institute. It might also be possible to enter a higher education course in a subject related to insurance, or other financial services.


Higher (Level 4)

Starting salary (once qualified):


Job roles:

Claims technician, Broker technician, Underwriter technician, Team leader/supervisor

Issuing Authority:

Financial Skills Partnership –

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