The Certificate III in General Insurance will give you a strong introduction into the insurance industry. You will be able to transfer your knowledge into the workplace almost immediately as you will become adept at issuing quotes, understanding the renewal process and making approved policy alterations and cancellations. ASIC Tier 2 accreditation is also a part of this qualification.
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5 - 6 elective subjects are required
This subject covers the skills and knowledge required to work in a healthy and safe manner. You will learn to recognise hazards, the importance of safety signs and how to raise safety issues within a workplace. This is a great entry level subject to help you act and respond in a safe manner and it also covers how to respond to emergency incidents.
This subject focuses on home building, contents and motor vehicle insurance products to develop an understanding of insurance terminology, policy coverage and common exclusions. Students get the opportunity to not only research their own products so that they are able to confidently outline the product features and benefits and how they suit specific customer needs.
All roles in the financial services sector require skills to correctly interpret and apply industry and organisation procedures, guidelines and policies. Professional and ethical standards as well as the application of practices relating to sustainability and the efficient use or workplace technology also have a significant role to play.
Quoting Insurance is a very practical subject. The student will learn about general insurance terms, policy coverage and exclusions and complaint resolution schemes. They will be required to obtain a quote, use a valuation tool and take part in a simulation with one of our College student advisers to demonstrate the customer service skills needed to provide a quote to a customer.
This subject covers processing alterations to general insurance policies including changing the details of the insured, the sum insured and other standard policy changes. The topics address the concepts of disclosure and under insurance as well as processing policy cancellations.
This subject will provide the student with an in depth knowledge of the insurance renewal process. A number of case studies focus on the important aspects of the renewal document itself. Students will be asked to make a recommendation as to whether a policy should be renewed, and if so, on existing or adjusted terms.
This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to assess a client’s insurance needs and to provide general advice about general insurance products such as car insurance and building home and contents.
Customer service is a key function in all job roles. This subject provides information and knowledge on identifying the customers needs and delivering good customer service. As well as covering practical service skills there is specific emphasis on customers with special needs, working in a culturally diverse workplace and effective complaint handling skills. In this subject you will also learn about typical procedures that businesses want applied to any complaints received, and how to best adapt your communication to the specific needs of the customer. An alternative assessment is available that specifically addresses internal customer service roles.
Essential sales skills in Finance include identifying the customers needs and the features of the product or service that will most benefit them. This requires good interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to be accurate when processing the sale. This subject covers these essential sales skills.
Personal advice is where the authorised insurance adviser considers the customers financial circumstances, needs and objectives when making advice about suitable general insurance products. This requires in depth knowledge of the ASIC licencing obligations, disclosure obligations and scaled personal advice. This subject is only recommended for those who will be in roles where they are giving personal advice.
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1,320* - $
18 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate III online TAFE level course in General Insurance.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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