Apprentice Insurance broker

L Wood & Co

A fantastic opportunity to develop your skills as a trainee insurance broker. Working alongside the Managing Director you will have the opportunity to learn from very experienced mentors in the insurance broking industry with future career prospects.

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Closing date: 07 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 35 hours

Apprenticeship duration

12 Months

Possible start date

08 May 2017

Date posted

03 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

A great opportunity to build a career as an insurance broker Insurance plays an important and unique role in the daily lives of millions of people. We all need it.  Brokers act on behalf of their clients and provide advice in respect of risk management. People seek brokers they trust and have confidence in. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from a high energy team of experienced and knowledgeable brokers who would provide appropriate mentoring to set you off on a future career in the industry. Leading from the front this position will provide business support to the Managing Director and Directors of a long established family run Insurance Brokerage. You will have the opportunity to engage in:

  • Problem solving activities
  • Engage with customers
  • Manage multiple clerical tasks
  • Business development and identifying and supporting continuous improvement. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • English
  • Maths
  • IT including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Report Writing
  • Strong oral communication

Personal qualities


  • Active Listener
  • Flexible
  • Driven                  
  • Positive can do attitude
  • Determined
  • Patience
  • Energy
  • Able to influence
  • Pro-Active            
  • Commitment and keenness to learn

Qualifications required


  • GCSE Maths & English A to C or equivalent
  • A-Levels would be an advantage but not essential

Future prospects

To become an Insurance Broker; Claims Handler; Personal & Commercial Lines. Subject to successful completion of the apprenticeship and final interview.

Things to consider

Please check your travel to ensure you have no problems getting to and from the office each day 

We are situated in Aire Valley Business Park next to Fisherman’s pub by the canal.

A short walk from the nearest bus stop or a pleasant 10 minute walk from Bingley train station.

Car parking also available on site.

About the employer

L Wood & Co Ltd offers an innovative, professional and highly personalised approach to the insurance and risk management needs of businesses throughout the UK

They have been trading for over 50 years and our aim is to provide a complete insurance service to Industry and Commerce by arranging correct cover through leading Insurers at competitive premiums. We do not simply sell insurance policies but, through the highest quality service, assist our Clients with their insurance needs.


L Wood & Co


4 Dowley Gap Business Park

Dowley Gap Lane


BD16 1WA

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Training provider


  • Diploma in Business and Administration Level 2
  • You may be required to complete Functional Skills alongside your Apprenticeship depending on your GCSE grades  
  • Company In house training

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Innovations Training Team Limited


Victoria Wood Williams

Other information

Please note that interviews may take place before the vacancy close date and the successful applicant may start before the advertised start date. Please apply early.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 07 May 2017