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, as well as also earning a salary as you study – so what are you waiting for?
|Do you currently work in the industry and hold an insurance qualification?|
|Are you under 23 years of age?|
|Do you have (or expect to receive) a minimum of 2 honours in higher level Leaving Cert subjects?|
|Do you have (or expect to receive) four additional Leaving Cert passes including Maths and English/Irish?|
|Do you have a related FETAC level 5 or 6 award including distinction grades in at least 3 components?|
|Do you have another qualification, such as GCEAS, A2, AVCE, Double Award, BTEC etc?|
The apprenticeship programme is open to those currently working in the industry, subject to certain criteria. Please check with your employer to see if they are participating in the programme.
You’re eligible to apply! Interviews and other assessment tools are used in the recruitment process.
Great! You’re eligible to apply. Register your interest and we’ll let you know when applications open.
You may not be eligible to apply for the programme right now. Have a look at the detailed entry requirements for
Applications for the 2018 programme are now closed.
Click below for a list of companies currently partnering with our Apprenticeship programme.
While you’re learning the ropes on-the-job, you’ll also be studying:
Certificate in Insurance
Product Advice (APA)
Once you’re settled into your role, you will move on to learning about:
Certificate in Insurance
For your final year as an apprentice, you’ll advance your knowledge and expertise through:
BA (Hons) in Insurance Practice
- level 8 degree
Do you want to earn an honours degree without going down the university route? Start your journey
Do you want to further your education while earning a salary? Get going
Working in another industry and looking to get started in insurance? Make your move
* Employers set salaries that are commensurate with the industry rate for the job. A reduced annual apprentice registration fee applies.