Sales & Customer Service - Financial Services Apprenticeship Be Wiser Insurance Services Ltd

Our fantastic one year, Head Start programme offers School Leavers an easy transition from school to becoming a young professional in a financial services organisation, earning £14,000 to start with salary increases on completion of exams.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,000.00

  • Working week

    Business Working Hours: Monday to Friday: 8am – 9pm Saturday: 9am – 9pm Sunday : 9am – 8pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001159417

  • Positions

    15 available

Have you decided that College is not the way you want to start your career?

If the answer is Yes then this is a fantastic opportunity to join Be Wiser Insurance, a fast growing, busy and dynamic organisation.

We are not looking for the finished product; we are looking for passionate individuals with the drive and ambition to earn while they learn!

Our fantastic one year, Head Start programme offers School Leavers an easy transition from school to becoming a young professional in a financial services organisation, earning £14,000 to start with salary increases on completion of exams.

By the end of the one year programme you will be given the choice to enrol onto the UK's First BA (Hons) Degree in Insurance, delivered at Peter Symonds College whilst working for one of the UK’s fastest growing insurance brokers

With the great support from our training team, guidance from industry experts, qualifications and high earning potential, you will be the envy of your friends!

Start Dates available in July, August & September 

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Handle all outbound calls to maximise transfer opportunities through professional communication and negotiation skills
  • Handle all inbound calls and ensure that all enquiries are dealt with in a professional and positive manner
  • Handle all calls within the requirements laid down for the call monitoring/FCA results
  • Contribute to the achievement of individual, team and department targets
  • Establish and maintain effective communication and relationships with all colleagues and customers, promoting a professional business image
  • Develop and maintain a competent level of technical, product and system knowledge
  • Attend company training programmes to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills
  • Understand and apply all legal, regulatory and information security requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

5 GCSE’s grade A*- C including English and Maths, or equivalent

Personal qualities

We are not looking for the finished product; we are looking for passionate individuals with the drive and ambition to earn while they learn

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSE's grade A*- C including English and Maths, or equivalent
  • Completed education within the last 12 months

Future prospects

On successful completion of the Head Start Apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to progress onto the BA (Hons) degree in Insurance which Be Wiser offer in partnership with Peter Symonds College. The degree will involve one day per week attendance at Peter Symonds College for your academic studies and will continue to develop your knowledge and skills within the company as you continue to rotate across various departments of the business. There will be the opportunity to be placed within more technical or supervisory roles during this programme. On successful completion of the programme your employment with us will continue, or we will support you in finding Graduate employment elsewhere. Those who continue working with us will benefit from support in paying off their course fees.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Be Wiser Insurance is an independent Insurance Broker regulated and approved by the FCA. We are one of the fastest growing personal lines brokers in the UK. We have over 700 members of staff, We have 6 offices based in Andover & 1 in Swindon.

We have been listed in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 for three years in succession, one of only a handful of companies to achieve this.

Employer

Be Wiser Insurance Services Ltd

Address

Barrett House

Savoy Close

Andover

SP10 2HZ

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Training provider

Within the first 6 weeks you will complete your Home, Motor and IF1 exam and achieve your Certificate in Insurance (Cert CII). This is a widely recognised qualification within the Financial Services Industry and you will be supported through this during the Company Induction.  


During the first year, you will be signed up for the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services.

You will be allocated your own assessor who will meet with you on a regular basis to work through the following components:

 NVQ Level 3 in Providing Financial Services

 Technical Certificate  

 Functional Skills in Math's and English (if applicable)

 Employee Rights and Responsibilities workbook   

Apprenticeship framework

Providing Financial Services

Training provider

BE WISER INSURANCE SERVICES LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Be Wiser Insurance Services Ltd

Contact

Jade 0333 003 0170 Jade.P@bewiser.co.uk


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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017