Graduate Programme at Indwe Risk

By on October 27, 2017
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As an accredited training provider, Indwe Risk Services offers training and workplace experiential learning to selected interns for a period of a year. The programme is designed in such a way that the interns are prepared for future employment in the short term insurance industry, equipped with a sound understanding of how a broker operates.

The graduate internship project was initiated by Indwe due to the shortage of young black professionals in the short term insurance industry and to support the growth and development strategy of the organisation. At the end of the internship, successful interns will qualify with a Certificate in Short-Term Insurance that bears 150 credits. At the end of the programme, the recruited interns will be deemed “fit and proper” in terms of the workplace experience gained, and minimum credits required, in line with requirements as stipulated in  the FAIS Act (Act 37 of 2002).

Opportunities are available in Johannesburg/Pretoria, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban. The internship for 2018 will commence on 01 February 2018 until 31 January 2019.

Indwe is South Africa’s leading short term broker for personal, business, industrial and commercial insurance.

Project Aim

  • To develop a knowledgeable and skilled Indwe workforce (Skills Development Act)
  • To equip graduates with expert knowledge of the short term insurance industry (Corporate Exposure/ Social responsibility)
  • Initiated on empowerment principles, the interns will acquire on-the-job training experience, which is critical for skills transfer (Workplace integrated learning).
  • To equip the interns with professional workplace and personal life skills (career development).

Programme duration and scope

The programme runs for twelve (12) months and includes intensive theoretical knowledge about products, legislation, and business acumen; and involves assignments, case studies based on media articles, research, presentations and portfolio building towards FAIS-related credits.

Requirements

  • Degree or Diploma in these fields: Risk Management and Insurance, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Sales and Marketing and Economics

Personal Attributes:

  • Initiative
  • Good listener
  • Persistent
  • Coachable
  • Positive
  • Resourceful

How to apply

Closing date is Monday, 06 November 2017. Click here to apply online

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