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Three day employability
training programme
Suitable for college and university students and graduates FREE for those who meet the eligibility criteria Into Insurance

Introduction video

Watch our video now to learn more about our Into Insurance three day intensive course to help you get back into work!

About the course

Successful candidates applying for grad and school leavers schemes across London all have one thing in common. They all demonstrate the right mix of attitude, aptitude and knowledge at key points of the recruitment process.

Into Insurance is a three-day training course designed to help you illustrate the knowledge, preparation and behaviour organisations are looking for.  Our trainers have used their experience in recruiting and managing graduate and school leaver schemes in the insurance industry to give you insider tips and advice to help you get ahead.

To accommodate social distancing our summer 2020 programmes will be delivered as four half day sessions accessible through virtual classrooms.

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Sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Insurers Charitable Trust

Course Overview

At the end of this interactive three-day programme, you will gain the tools and knowledge to assist you in searching for and securing that first role that will see you start your career.  The programme will cover the following:

Job Searching

Roles to choose from in insurance

Understanding insurance job descriptions

Optimising your online job search

How to research organisations

Industry resources available

Industry overview and insurance jargon buster

Standing Out

Crafting a high impact CV and cover letter

Making the most of LinkedIn for job applications

Insider tips for interview preparation

Interviewers’ toughest questions

How to impress at assessment days

Being The Best You

Conquering your nerves and displaying confidence

First impressions

What to expect on your first-day at work

Positive probation period

Resilience for job seeking

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What happens next?

A special event will take place at the end of the programme with industry professionals and recruiters enabling you to demonstrate the new skills you’ve learned and put them into practice.  This event will provide you with some valuable contacts to help with your job search.

Following the programme each participant will have the opportunity to discuss their search and gain advice with their individual buddy to  give yourself the best chance of securing your ideal job.

Is the programme right for me?

You can apply for the programme if you are:

In Year 12 or 13 at school and actively looking to apply for entry level roles or apprenticeship programmes on finishing school.

In the penultimate or final year of a UK university and actively looking to apply for entry level roles or graduate programmes.

Left a UK school or university in the last year and have been actively seeking employment without success.

Able to demonstrate a keen interest in working within the insurance market.

Able to commit to attending all three days of the Into Insurance programme.

Application criteria

In order to be accepted onto the programme you must have attended a UK state school where no fees were paid towards your education. In addition, when over-subscribed priority will be given to those applicants who meet one of the following criteria:

Due to family financial circumstances, you have received or were eligible for free school meals within the last 6 years of your secondary education.

You are the first generation in your family to have attended a UK university

*Please note that the programme itself will be fully funded and refreshments provided. Reasonable travel costs will be reimbursed to a limit of £50.

Location & Dates

Location

Chartered Insurance Institute, 1st Floor, 21 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AH

Dates

Into Insurance is a 3-day programme which takes place during school and university holidays.  The 2020 Into Insurance Programmes will run on the following dates:

Monday 27th to Thursday 30th July 2020 10am to 12:30pm

Monday 24th August to Thursday 27th August, 10am to 12:30pm

Monday 26th October to Wednesday 28th October, 10am to 4pm (5pm on final day)

Delegates accepted onto the programme must commit to attending all three days of the programme.

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    Application Form

    Please download and complete the form either in typed format or clear writing, and send it to info@intoinsurance.co.uk. We recommended you apply as soon as possible as applications may close early once the spaces have been filled.

    Parent/Legal Guardian Consent Form

    For individuals who will be under 18 years old at the time of the programme, please download and complete the parent/legal guardian consent form and return it with your application form. Please ensure you complete the form in typed format or clear writing.