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Insurance Apprenticeship

Reference number: SW-001191
  • Salary: £20,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Markel International Insurance Company Ltd
  • Location: 20 Fenchurch St, EC3M 3AZ

Earn while you learn on the Markel International apprenticeship programme! We are looking for an Insurance Apprentice to join our Marine Liability Underwriting team.

Closing date: 22 Nov 2020

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 0930 – 1730

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Dec 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)


What will the apprentice be doing?

On a day to day basis, this role provides underwriting assistance to our Marine Liability Underwriters. This will involve producing documentation, transfer of slips/endorsements, completing front sheets, reviewing data quality, checking for compliance adherence, control of aggregation entry and arranging team meetings. You will also work closely with key stakeholders like Underwriting Support, IT and Brokers.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • 15 month Government Funded Level 3 Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship
  • Support towards achievement of your Certificate in Insurance (Cert CII)
  • Technical and Business skills training plan to support your learning and development

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Our level 3 Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship is a 15 month fixed term contract. At the end of the programme, subject to performance and business needs, the apprentice may be offered a permanent position at Markel international.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A levels in any subjects considered (Grade 6 or above) Essential

About the employer

We are Markel, insurance specialists who give people and businesses throughout the world the confidence and freedom to perform at their best.





Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Insurance practitioner
Level 3 (A level)

Date posted: 17/11/2020

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