We are looking for a Insurance Broking Apprentice to join our friendly insurance team. The people who choose to work for us are lovely, bright and outgoing. They’re the type of folk who want to help work with other professionals who have the power to influence and change lives. The role is based in Uckfield, East Sussex.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your salary will be reviewed every three months and by the end of the apprenticeship you will be on £18,000 per year.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm, with a 1 hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The purpose of the role is to create insurance solutions which provide people with the confidence to achieve their dreams. The majority of the duties will be office based, but as you grow in confidence and ability, we’ll let you out to see clients, visit Lloyds of London and our Underwriters.

Previous apprentices have represented the company at the prestigious Insurance Times awards held at the O2 where we have been a finalist three times.

Duties may include:

  • Learning about Insurance and how it helps people and businesses
  • Helping clients understand their insurance needs
  • Talking to Insurers, presenting risks, explaining problems and creating solutions
  • Preparing quotes and writing to clients
  • Placing cover and collecting premiums
  • Helping clients with their ongoing enquiries, including when they need to make a claim
  • Negotiating with Underwriters and others
  • Using multiple IT programmes such as Outlook and Word
  • Communicating with clients and colleagues via email, face to face and over the phone
  • Completing tasks and managing priorities
  • Learning about the organisation
  • Maintaining records and files
  • Filing and general office admin
  • The employer will be interviewing throughout the advertisement period

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

As part of the apprenticeship you will complete the Level 3 Insurance Practitioner apprenticeship standard. You will receive a grade Pass or Distinction on completion.

In addition to the apprenticeship standard you will complete Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, if you don't have GCSEs grades C/4 or above or equivalent.

The apprenticeship will be delivered fully in the workplace, and all of your Apprenticeship lessons and reviews will be completed remotely.

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

Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Broking apprenticeship standard

  • Fully and part funded learning and development programme 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?

We want to work with people who want a career in a great profession. We have a track record of offering permanent positions to apprentices who impress us, and our people go on to achieve incredible things.

If we offer you a permanent job, we will provide training and support in your second year. We also provide support for employees who want to progress further and take the Diploma and Advanced Diploma.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Good Listener, Loves helping others, Can calculate percentages, Enjoys a challenge


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

Things to consider

-When you’ve been with us for three months, we will offer you flexitime. You’ll be able to flex your work around our core hours to suit your lifestyle. You could also earn an extra 13 days holiday a year. -There is a cash plan scheme from day one to pay towards optical and dental treatment and a pension after 6 months. -A full DBS check will be undertaken before you begin the role. We will also need a personal credit check and a sanctions search.

About the employer

We are a Commercial Insurance Broker, specialising in Professional Indemnity and Building Project Insurance for small and medium sized enterprises. The business was started in the owner's bedroom19 years ago and is now turning over £5.6 million per year. Amazing things happen because of the work that we do. We provide the financial foundations on which people build their dreams. From grand designs to incredible journeys we empower the peace of mind that enables great things to happen. Our core values are to work hard but we also have fun and look after each other as a team. We are always willing to teach others so that we continue to learn.




1 Horsted Square

Bellbrook Industrial Estate


TN22 1QG

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Training provider



Paige Waistell

0333 358 3559

Apprenticeship standard

Insurance practitioner

Level 3 (A level)

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