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Niall Collins on Apprenticeships: the Action Plan, the Benefits and the Value to our Economy

26-Jul-2021 11:43:44 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Apprentice, apprenticeship, education

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Niall Collins on Apprenticeships: Supports, Diversity and the Future of Apprenticeships

26-Jul-2021 11:41:44 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Uncategorized, Apprentice, apprenticeship

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Our CEO Dermot Murray was delighted to have the opportunity recently to chat with Minister Niall Collins about the great work he and his department are doing in the area of apprenticeships. This is part 2 of this series - you can read part 1 here. 

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7 Most Asked Questions About The Higher Diploma in Insurance Management

05-Jul-2021 11:41:49 / by The Insurance Institute

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The Higher Diploma in Insurance Management is our advanced qualification and a Level 8 programme on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). If you're interested in applying for the programme or just want to learn more, read on for some FAQs on how it works!

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Digital Transformation and Enhancing the Learning Experience for Students

02-Jun-2021 16:20:54 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Insurance, education, award

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You asked. We listened. They heard! We were recently awarded ‘Best Online Learning Experience’ at the Education Awards. We couldn’t be prouder to receive the accolade, particularly as it reinforces the work we have been doing on your behalf as a result of your feedback. Read on to find out more.

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The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship - A Q&A with Trish O’Hagan, Personal Lines Operation Manager at Hastings Insurance Brokers

28-May-2021 14:37:01 / by The Insurance Institute

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Hiring an Insurance Apprentice - A Q&A with Terry Pierce, Business Manager, BJP Insurance

28-May-2021 14:36:40 / by The Insurance Institute

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Terry Pierce, Business Manager, BJP Insurance, shares his experience of hiring an apprentice last year, advice on the remote on-boarding process, and discusses the reasons why his company plans to reinvest in the apprenticeship in 2021.

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The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship - A Q&A with Simon Murphy, Learning and Development Manager at Sedgwick

28-May-2021 14:36:17 / by The Insurance Institute

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Meet Our 2021 National President, Linda Gallagher

18-May-2021 12:52:08 / by The Insurance Institute

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Each year The Insurance Institute gets a new National President. This year, we are delighted to announce it is Linda Gallagher, Joint Managing Director of First Ireland. In a recent interview, she spoke with Irish Broker Magazine about her background in the insurance industry and how her involvement with The Institute has supported her career. Read on for the full interview.

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Apprenticeships in Ireland - An Interview with Dr.Mary-Liz Trant, Executive Director at SOLAS

14-May-2021 12:22:51 / by The Insurance Institute

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Over the past few years SOLAS has been doing tremendous work to continuously improve and promote apprenticeships across a wide range and variety of industries. In fact, the work undertaken by SOLAS has shaped the landscape of apprenticeships in Ireland and has managed to shift outdated perceptions with regards to apprenticeship programmes. Our CEO, Dermot Murray, recently caught up with Dr. Mary-Liz Trant, Executive Director at SOLAS to learn more about the great work she and her team are doing, and what they have planned for 2021.

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How Capstone Projects Can Benefit The Industry – The Employer’s Perspective

14-May-2021 12:00:23 / by The Insurance Institute

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Agata Pociejkowicz, an Insurance Practitioner Graduate working with Brian Mullins Insurance Brokers was recently awarded an Apprenticeship Recognition Award for the research she conducted as part of her Capstone Project. Agata chose the topic of Autonomous Cars – here we speak with her employer Brian Mullins to learn more about why he feels the Capstone project is important, and also we learn more about his experience of the apprenticeship programme. Brian Mullins, Managing Director, Brian Mullins, Insurance Brokers.

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