Apprentice Commercial Account Handler G.A. HINKS & CO. LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to begin your career in the Insurance industry! You will be liaising with commercial clients and assisting them with their business insurance needs and helping to attract new clients or retain existing clients through renewal.

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Closing date: 02 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 08:30 – 16:30; 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We have a fantastic opportunity to train as a Commercial Account Handler.

Your main role will be to work closely with our clients to support them with their insurance requirements

The role is vast, based upon building a relationship with our customers and providing first class customer service

  • You'll be managing daily support to clients from queries, mid-term adjustments, amendments and renewals
  • Liaising with insurers and raising accounts
  • Helping to attract new clients or retain existing clients through renewal

Getting to know our clients is a key function. This will entail evaluating clients' risks and arranging solutions to ensure our clients are protected, as well as making recommendations based on your understanding of the insurance market.

The training you will be getting

Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • 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
  • Training location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Extensive training - Clear career path and development opportunities, which we aim to help the successful candidate realise and progress through.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Confident, Telephone Skills, Microsoft Office, Sense of humor, Positive 'Can-do' attitude, Motivated


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

Things to consider

For the successful candidate, a DBS Check and credit checks are required which will be funded by the company.

About the employer

An independent insurance broker and established family-run business, we provide tailored insurance solutions that give you complete peace of mind.




16 Wright Street


East Yorkshire


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Paige Waistell

0333 358 3559

Apprenticeship standard

Insurance practitioner

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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