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Junior Broker Apprentice CASS STEPHENS INSURANCES LTD

Join Cass-Stephens as an apprentice to start an exciting and rewarding career as an insurance broker, working with our friendly and expanding team in our modern offices on the outskirts of Gloucester, whilst studying for Chartered Insurance Institute qualifications.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,000.00

    £250 / weekly

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, 1 hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067972

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In addition to studying toward and achieving the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Certificate in Insurance, the successful candidate will be required to assist in providing a comprehensive insurance service to existing and potential new customers.

Working within our friendly and expanding team, the successful applicant’s main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Helping the team to service, retain and grow a varied portfolio of personal insurance clients, dealing mainly with home, motor, travel and landlord's policies
  • Maintaining appropriate, regular contact with existing customers to ensure their insurance requirements continue to be met.
  • Speaking to clients to discuss their policies, take payments, answer any questions they have and assist them should they need to make amendments to their cover or need to make a claim
  • As the apprenticeship programme progresses you will also have the opportunity to learn about commercial classes of insurance.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Apprentices will complete the Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard that includes the Cert CII

  • Develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours of successful Insurance Practitioners.
  • Role-specific route ways tailor the apprenticeship to the job role:

 Claims Handler/Loss Adjuster

Assistant Underwriter

Junior Broker

  • Free CII membership for non-members through the CII Aspire Apprenticeship Programme
  • Includes the CII study books and exam entries
  • Resit costs for CII exams and End-Point-Assessment will be covered by the employer
  • Fortnightly workshops for each CII exam
  • All workshops recorded and available on-demand
  • Interactive chat, forums and class notebooks for real time support and assistance from experienced and qualified insurance professionals
  • Exam tips, tricks, and strategies
  • Regular tutorials and assessments with your dedicated trainer

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Insurance broking is a rewarding and varied career. Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship programme with Cass-Stephens it is hoped that you will continue to work with us as an account handler, dealing with either personal or commercial clients, with the opportunity to continue your studies towards obtaining the status of Chartered Insurance Broker.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 5/C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any Subject (Grade C) Essential

Things to consider

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wants to continue to learn and to build a career.

About the employer

Independent insurance brokers, providing the complete insurance service to business and private clients

Employer

CASS STEPHENS INSURANCES LTD

Address

WINDSOR HOUSE

BARNETT WAY

BARNWOOD

GL4 3RT

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS EDGE TRAINING LTD

Contact

Paige Waistell

paige.waistell@skillsedge.co.uk

03333583559

Apprenticeship standard

Insurance practitioner

Level 3 (A level)


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