1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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INSURANCE AGENTS liaise between insurance companies and clients and organise the completion of documentation to provide insurance cover for new and existing clients.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • interviewing customers to explain insurance policies and conditions, risks covered, premium rates and benefits, and making recommendations on the amount and type of cover
  • compiling lists of prospective clients from directories and other sources and making contact with prospective clients to seek interviews and gauge interest
  • researching new insurance products to assist current and potential clients


This section contains the following subsection :
              5993-11 Insurance Agent

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