Insurance Agent (Insurance Underwriter)

Insurance Agent (Insurance Underwriter)


Insurance Agent (Insurance Underwriter)


12 Months | 16 Virtual Sessions

Entry requirements

Matric and working in the insurance industry OR 5 year’ work experience in insurance.

Total number of days out of the office

16 Days, 9h00 – 16h00

The Occupational Certificate: Insurance Agent (Insurance Underwriter) has been designed to prepare Candidates for the evaluation and interpretation of information that protects the interests of stakeholders. This is achieved through the transfer of specialist technical knowledge for the purposes of determining, pricing, managing and transferring risk. In this manner, technical expertise within the insurance industry will be held to a high standard of competence and efficacy.
EISA (External Integrated Summative Assessment) exam to be booked directly with Inseta once NVO programme is completed.

Exam fee payable directly to Inseta (exam fees to be found on Inseta website). The Novia One mock examination will be venue based to simulate exam conditions as applied by the EISA exam.

Module 1: Administration and record keeping in insurance
Module 2: Insurance risk management for underwriters
Module 3: Application of legal and insurance principles
Module 4: Rating and pricing of insurance risks and products

Prescribed work experience must be endorsed by the student’s mentor/supervisor and submitted to NVO for final assessment.

1. Apply and adhere to operational and administrative procedures and practices
2. Evaluate risk information to determine risk profile and manage risk exposure
3. Understand and apply basic legal and insurance principles to underwriting
4. Understand and apply knowledge of product and pricing to underwrite profitable risks

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