Insurance Practitioner Apprentice (Underwriting only) DIRECT COMMERCIAL LTD

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading commercial motor insurer to become an Underwriting apprentice. Supporting the sale and renewal of insurance products. This will be alongside full support towards attainment of the Level 3 Insurance Practitioner standard and completion of the certificate of Insurance.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidates will join the DCL Academy created specifically to deliver apprenticeship schemes. Full  training will be provided to undertake daily work tasks, examples of which are listed below:

  • Administration of Motor Fleet quotations.
  • Logging risk presentations.
  • Issuing quotations.
  • Liaising with Brokers and Underwriters.
  • Preparing new business documentation.
  • Administering the underwriting diary system.

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

You will work towards your:

  • Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship.
  • Certificate in Insurance (Cert CII).
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, Direct Commercial will be looking to keep the apprentice full time as an underwriting assistant. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 2 A Levels or equivalent (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Pre-employment screening essential .

About the employer

Direct Commercial are a leading commercial motor insurance services provider.




Sixth Floor

37-39 Lime Street



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Training provider



John Paton

Apprenticeship standard

Insurance practitioner

Level 3 (A level)

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