Underwriting Apprenticeship 2024 - ZPC ZURICH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES LIMITED

Are you looking to begin a career in Insurance as an Insurance Practitioner? Would you like to work for one of the world’s biggest and most respected Insurance companies? Would you like to earn whilst you are studying towards achieving qualifications? Then this Apprenticeship opportunity is for you!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    - £21,840 starting salary - 25 days holiday + 3 volunteering days - Private medical cover - 12% company pension contribution - Annual company bonus - Discounted gym membership - Discounted insurance and tech offers

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

What can I look forward to? 

In this role communication and quick learning is key, in turn you will get to experience working for a global, truly people centric organisation.  
Key responsibilities:   
Build and manage relationships with Brokers in support of business retention, securing new business and helping them meet their customers insurance needs.  
Support Zurich's culture by demonstrating trading and negotiation behaviours.  
Qualify accounts to meet with the organisation's appetite, balanced with sound business opportunity and analysis of exposures and risk.    
Quote and set coverage, negotiate terms and conditions on New Business, Mid Term Adjustment and Renewals.  
Make Outbound calls to Brokers, demonstrating a desire to win business, alongside managing tasks, Inbound calls and Live Chat.   
Resolve technical problems by referring to policies, procedures, specifications and on short-term, defined scope projects.   
Administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines and insurance laws and regulations.   
Be an active team member of a large multi-location Underwriting environment. 

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Insurance Practitioner apprenticeship standard includes;

  • CILA Certificate in Insurance
  • CII Certificate in Insurance
  • CII Certificate in London markets insurance

Delivery method and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After you have completed your apprenticeship, you’ll have lots of opportunities to shape and grow your career as a qualified Insurance Practitioner. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

You’ll need to decide on your single choice of apprenticeship programme when you submit your application, so please take time to make sure you’ve chosen the one that is right for you.

About the employer

At Zurich our brand purpose is to create a brighter future together, for our customers, our partners, our employees and the planet. It’s a promise that for our customers, we will put their needs at the heart of everything we do and for our employees, to grow and develop together. For our partners, to collaborate to create mutual value and for the planet, to drive positive impact by integrating our sustainability work into how we do business. We put our customers at the heart of everything that we do, and we’re looking for like-minded people to join us. We’re passionate about diversity and inclusion, we want our people to bring the whole of themselves to work. You’ll have every opportunity to use your drive and enthusiasm to innovate the future of Zurich. Everybody is made to feel welcome, different opinions are valued, personal needs are respected, and opportunity is equal for all.




2nd Floor, Norfolk House

7 Norfolk Street


M2 1ZU

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Mar 2024