Higher Apprenticeship in Insurance Level 4

Start date: Flexible

Level: 4

Duration: 24 months

Delivery: Blended

Assessment: Portfolio of evidence/CII exams

Qualification: Level 4 NVQ Certificate in Providing Financial Services – CII L3 certificate

Entry requirements: GCSE

Course summary

The purpose of this framework is to train claims/broking and underwriting technicians and supervisors.

Who is it for?

The framework is at level 4 and will provide progression from the existing Level 2 and Level 3 Modern Apprenticeships in Providing Financial Services (General Insurance).

What will they learn?

Apprentices will be required to complete a CII level 4 diploma in Insurance and a City & Guilds level 4 Diploma in Insurance. Apprentices will also complete employer rights and responsibilities as well as English and Maths L2 if not obtained prior to starting the framework.


A combination of portfolio building, observation, assessment, and questioning on knowledge and understanding. This apprenticeship features qualifications included in the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales (CQFW) and provides a flexible approach to learning, letting employees choose units and credits.

Future job roles

  • Broker
  • Underwriter

Technical information

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