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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 6112 INSURANCE AGENTS


    INSURANCE AGENTS represent insurance companies in selling insurance to clients.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Registration or licensing is required.

    Tasks Include:

    • interviewing clients to identify their insurance needs
    • explaining to clients details of insurance and conditions, risk coverage, premiums and benefits
    • assisting clients to determine the type and level of coverage required
    • calculating premiums and establishing method of payment
    • reviewing clients' circumstances to ensure that the level and coverage of insurance is still appropriate
    • settling and monitoring insurance claims to ensure that both client and insurer are satisfied with the outcome
    • recording information about clients and their policies
    • identifying and drawing up lists of potential clients from a variety of sources and contacting them to arrange interviews
    • keeping up-to-date with changes in the insurance industry and informing clients of new developments

    Occupation:
      611211 Insurance Agent

611211 INSURANCE AGENT

    Represents insurance companies in selling insurance to clients. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 3

    Specialisations:

      Insurance Underwriter
      Life Assurance Representative


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