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Focus on: Underwriting

10-Apr-2017 09:30:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Student Stories

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In the first issue of our member magazine, The Insider, we spoke to Alan Burke (RSA, Galway) to find out more about his career in underwriting. 

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A step-by-step guide to applying for an apprenticeship

05-Apr-2017 09:27:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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If you're considering applying for the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship programme, these are the steps you'll need to take.

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What does a financial adviser actually do? [Infographic]

04-Apr-2017 15:50:36 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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We've teamed up with the LIA to offer those undertaking the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship the option of completing a general insurance stream or financial advice stream of the programme. In practice, the difference between the two streams are as follows:

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What does a loss adjuster actually do? [Infographic]

21-Mar-2017 09:12:32 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Next up in our Careers in Insurance infographic series is a role that encompasses a variety of areas, and can play an essential role in the claims resolution process – the loss adjuster.

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What does an insurance apprentice actually do? [Infographic]

27-Feb-2017 12:49:57 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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 The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship is an earn and learn degree programme, where participants work in an insurance organisation while studying online. But what does an apprentice actually do?

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Here's why employers are choosing to hire apprentices

02-Feb-2017 16:33:59 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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2016 was a landmark year for the insurance industry and the education sector – Ireland’s first honours degree-level apprenticeship launched and 67 apprentices started their careers in insurance.

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What does an Insurance Broker actually do? [Infographic]

05-Dec-2016 09:56:10 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Our Careers in Insurance infographic series explains everything you need to know about some of the most fundamental roles in the industry. Next up – insurance broking.

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Getting to know: Arlene O'Brien

22-Nov-2016 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Women in Insurance

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Meet Arlene O'Brien, Deputy President of The Insurance Institute of Galway

 

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What does an Underwriter actually do? [Infographic]

14-Nov-2016 09:25:49 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Our Careers in Insurance infographic series explains everything you need to know about some of the most fundamental roles in the industry. Next up – underwriting.

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What does a Claims Handler actually do? [Infographic]

01-Nov-2016 10:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Insurance organisations employ people of many skills and backgrounds, all of whom are vital to the company's success. The roles available range from the traditional – underwriters, claims handlers, loss adjusters and sales personnel – to ancillary services like marketing, HR, accounting and IT.

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