Careers

Considering a career in Insurance?

Earn while you learn. No special qualifications are required to get a start in the industry. As your skills improve the qualifications follow. Graduate programs are available for those interested in a specialist field.
 
Job roles in Insurance can include:
 
  • Broking
  • Customer service
  • Claims
  • Loss Adjusting
  • Administration
  • Underwriting
  • I.T.
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
 
The insurance industry in Australia needs entrants from all backgrounds and experience: from ‘new to the work force’ school leavers to legal professionals of tried and tested capability… as well as motivated and enthusiastic persons at all levels of experience and ability in between.
 
If you want a career that offers unlimited potential for personal satisfaction and financial rewards, look no further than the insurance industry for marvellous opportunities at many levels.
 
Insurance broking in particular offers the potential of an excellent career choice to the right candidate.
 
There are not many professions that offer involvement and diverse experiences in such a broad spectrum of industries that insurance broking can and does. One day insuring oil tankers on the high seas, the next, high rise building projects and the one after that, cover for the local festival against the risk of a rain washout.
 
A career as an insurance broker is your passport to knowledge, not only about your chosen profession but also about what makes the wheels of commerce and industry go round.
  
This extract from the website of The National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) explains the role of a broker:
 
Where do insurance brokers fit in the insurance world?
“The key differentiation between insurance brokers and the remainder of the insurance world is that insurance brokers are professional advisors who work on behalf of their clients, not insurance companies. The main day to day aspect of the broker’s role is to assist clients to manage risks associated with the property they own and the business they operate by primarily sourcing and arranging insurance cover."
 
If you are interested in a career as an insurance broker, the CQIB will be pleased to assist. Please send your enquiry via email to The Executive Secretary, CQIB training@cqib.org.au
 
 
Here are some links to websites you will find useful in furthering your knowledge about the opportunities and rewards of a career in insurance.
 
 

Insurance Broker organisation website


 
 

Insurance Company - CQIB Business Partner website careers pages