As the fourth year of Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeships is starting soon, we're looking back on our interview with apprentice Madison Bowlby on her first year as an apprentice.
After launching our apprenticeship programme back in 2016, it has grown tremendously. Our first year of apprentices have now graduated the programme and with nearly 200 apprentices enrolled and over 50 employers happily employing them around Ireland, it's safe to say that the programmes growth is not slowing down any time soon.We spoke to some of our apprentice employers to find out what they consider to be the biggest benefits of the programme. Here's the top 3 reasons why you should hire an apprentice, according to the employers.
Stephanie Lewis, an Insurance Practitioner Apprentice, talks about why she chose to apply to An Post Insurance, explains the interview process and offers advice for those thinking of applying for programme.
Promoting and celebrating diversity is an important aspect of good people management.
Focusing on skills development, particular to our industry, the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship, developed in 2016 has enabled many talented individuals, to gain employment in our sector, that may not otherwise have had the opportunity.
Just under a year ago, Aloise Robinson was diligently filling in her CAO form, although after months of research, she admits that she didn’t really know what she wanted to do, and still hadn’t found a course that truly appealed to her. During this process, Aloise came across our earnandlearn.ie website where she discovered the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship route to a degree that seemed to perfectly match what she was looking for.