What is it?
The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship is an ‘earn and learn’ degree programme that combines on-the-job training with academic study. There are plenty of reasons to undertake this apprenticeship. Developed by The Insurance Institute and representatives from across the industry, this three-year programme leads to a BA (Hons) in Insurance Practice from IT Sligo – a qualification future employers will crave. You’ll learn the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary for a successful career in insurance and beyond. You’ll also earn a salary as you study – so what are you waiting for? Register your interest here.
Who’s it for?
The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship will appeal to school leavers, students, graduates, and career changers.
What it involves
You’ll specialise in one of the core industry areas – underwriting, claims or direct client advice.
You’ll learn about the business by completing projects and case studies.
You’ll study through a blend of online lectures, discussions and face-to-face group sessions – all during working hours.
A mentor and supervisor will help you along the way.
You’ll earn a salary and your academic training is government funded*.
*Employers set salaries that are commensurate with the industry rate for the job. A reduced annual apprentice registration fee applies.