Office Apprentice BROKERS INCORPORATED LIMITED

Exciting opportunity to break into the Insurance Industry! General administrative duties, including processing client information on our in-house system. Collecting and processing payments. Liaising with underwriters and clients to aid in the placement and renewal of insurance policies and claims.

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Closing date: 21 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,000.00

    After successful completion of 3 month probation, salary will be increased to £14,000.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000253254

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are seeking an Insurance Practitioner Apprentice to join our fast-paced insurance brokerage. The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the team and help ensure the efficient operation of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative support to the team, including filing, photocopying, and scanning documents
  • Assist in the maintenance of customer records and databases
  • Respond to incoming telephone calls, emails and post
  • Process customer payments and reconcile accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of customer quotations and policy documentation
  • Liaise with insurers and underwriters to obtain quotations and documentation
  • Support the team with ad-hoc tasks and projects as required

Requirements:

  • GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C (4) or above
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Word

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience within the insurance industry
  • Working as part of a supportive team
  • On-the-job training provided
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements listed above, please submit your application via the Find an Apprenticeship website. 

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Online, Remote learning
  • 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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of the apprenticeship there are permanent positions available for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Telephone Skills, Confident, Outgoing, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Based in the South of England, the experienced team of insurance professionals are dedicated to developing marketing leading solutions to the insurance sector. Our ongoing investment in developing online solutions that lead the way in providing both back office functionality and ‘quote and bind’ accessibility. With a priority focus on corporate governance and compliant infrastructure, the whole team dedicated to providing a secure home for our insurance partners, our insurer partners and our customers whether direct or through one of our many valued marketing partners.

Employer

BROKERS INCORPORATED LIMITED

Address

Jupiter House

Paycocke Road

Basildon

SS14 3HX

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS EDGE TRAINING LTD

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


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