Insurance industry to offer fully-funded honours degree to 100 apprentices

Level eight learn and earn qualification will give trainees technical and workplace skills

1st June, 2016
Michael Barrett of IT Sligo, Susan Naughton of Irish Brokers Association), Paula Hodson of The Insurance Institute, Michael Horan of Insurance Ireland and Sandra Harvey-Graham of The Insurance Institute at the launch of the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship. Pic: Shane O'Neill Photography.

Ireland’s first degree apprenticeship for the insurance industry will begin in the autumn, the Insurance Institute announced this week.

Insurance companies and brokers across the country are looking to hire up to 100 professional apprentices, who will work towards the BA (Hons) in Insurance Practice degree while earning a salary.

The level eight honours degree will equip apprentices with the technical and workplace skills the industry...

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