Commercial Account Handler Apprentice

Exciting opportunity to begin your career in Insurance! Isleworth based Commercial Insurance Broker looking to recruit driven individual to complement the existing team – you will complete tasks ranging from building relationships with underwriters through to the use of Insurers online rating facilities

Annual Salary: 
£18,000 – £346.00 per week

Working hours: 
Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm 60 Mins Lunch. Every other Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm. Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

Apprenticeship Standard: 
Insurance Practitioner Level 3

Apprenticeship Duration: 
18 Months

Full Description:

  • Working with experienced Account handlers to transact and process a broad base of Commercial Insurance contracts including both Renewal & New Business while studying to pass the Cert CII qualification
  • Extensive use of industry software as well as Office based systems
  • Building relationships with underwriters via communications with insurers to secure rating, documentation and all relevant underwriting advice
  • Use of Insurers online rating facilities
  • Communicate terms and covers to clients
  • Ensure all functions are carried out with a high degree of quality and professionalism and in a timely manner

Training Provided:
Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • 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
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

Skills and Personal Qualities Required:

  • GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including Maths and English (Grade 6/B or above) essential
  • A Level or equivalent Any (Grade C or above) essential
  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Microsoft Office
  • Confidence

Career Progression:

Senior account handler Cert C11, Future Bonus Scheme, Workplace Pension

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