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Introduction video

Watch our video from previous face to face sessions.

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 free 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.

These sessions will be delivered as one full day session accessible through virtual classrooms. Including online pre-work to be completed before the live session.

 

Please find dates for 2024 virtual courses:

  • May 21st 2024- 10.00am-16.30pm
  • June 27th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • July 25th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • August 20th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • September 6th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • October 31st 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • November 29th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • December 17th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
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Sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Insurers Charitable Trust

Course Overview

At the end of this interactive 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

Location & Dates

Location

Running virtually in 2024

Dates

Into Insurance takes place during school and university holidays. 

  • May 21st 2024- 10.00am-16.30pm
  • June 27th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • July 25th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • August 20th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • September 6th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • October 31st 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • November 29th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm
  • December 17th 2024 – 10.00am-16.30pm

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