Insurance Practitioner Apprentice 2024 Swiss Re

Our apprenticeship programme offers candidates the opportunity to pursue a career with a leading global provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based (discretionary) bonus.

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

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Closing date: 20 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be responsible for the day-to-day support of the claims team. Tasks will vary; however, they will be set to help you develop an understanding of the business and the industry. You will be involved in general administrative and support duties leading to managing a portfolio of claims, dealing with internal stakeholders, external clients and suppliers. You will be given the opportunity to participate in group projects.

Time and support will be given to candidates to pursue internal training and external training (Level 3 Insurance Practitioner Course).

The training you will be getting

  • Throughout the programme, the apprentice will be based within the Claims department and receive on-the-job guidance and support from qualified professionals whilst studying for their Level 3 Insurance Practitioner qualification.
  • The goal of the programme is to give newcomers a successful start into the dynamic and demanding world of insurance and reinsurance.
  • CILA Certificate in Insurance Level 3

  • CII Certificate in Insurance Level 3

  • CII Certificate in London markets insurance Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • At the end of the apprenticeship, there may be opportunity to stay on and work towards the next level or opportunity to look at different areas in the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission. Swiss Re is committed to equality and making the best use of the talents and diversity of all our employees. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination. We are committed to fair and equal treatment, free from discrimination and harassment of any kind. We provide equal opportunity for all individuals regardless of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, including gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital or civil partnership status, maternity, paternity and adoption leave as well as any other class protected by law.


Swiss Re


30 St Mary Axe



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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

Please find more details of the position through this link

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Jul 2024