Show as: Mobile

Introduction to Insurance

Course summary
1 day
Birmingham, Bristol, London, Manchester, Newcastle
Open / Scheduled

Introduction to Insurance

Introduction to Insurance

This workshop provides an introduction to the principles and practices of general insurance.

It establishes the foundation knowledge required by those providing basic technical or administrative services.

Wherever possible, we take practical examples and activities to enable the delegate to gain the most benefit from their attendance.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is new to the insurance industry or for those in an administrative/non-technical role who require an understanding of the principles and practices of general insurance.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The course is worth 6 CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) CPD hours.

Training Course Content

  • Definitions and context
  • Why people insure
  • The development of insurance and the insurance market and the different types of organisations in our industry
  • How the insurance process works
  • Key Principles - insurable interest, utmost good faith, proximate cause, indemnity, subrogation and contribution
  • Risk – moral and physical, frequency and severity
  • Proposal forms and slips
  • Policy navigation
  • The principles of claims handling
  • How insurance is regulated


The cost of this course varies based on location. Request information to learn more

In-House Training

Searchlight can also deliver this course as an in-house workshop, delivered at your location of choice and adapted to suit any specific needs you may have.

Provider: Searchlight

Searchlight - Training Courses for the Business Insurance Industry

Searchlight - Leading UK Training & Consultancy Company for Insurance and Financial Services Professionals

Searchlight is the UK's foremost provider of training for the insurance and financial services industry, covering the full range of technical, regulatory and soft skills needed by professionals operating in this dynamic business environment. Searchlight was the first organisation to receive...

Read more and show all courses with this provider

Request information - obligation free

Fill out your details to find out more about Introduction to Insurance.

  Contact the provider

  Get more information

  Register your interest

Customer Outreach Award


We believe that it should be easy for you to find and compare training courses. 

Our Customer Outreach Award is presented to trusted providers who are excellent at responding to enquiries, making your search quicker, more efficient and easier, too.

Contact information for Searchlight


Riverbridge House
Guildford Road
KT22 9AD Surrey

 Show phone number

Reviews by course attendees

Danielle Davies
Excellent - clearly presented, greater undrstanding gained, very imformative"
Cara Mullen
"Really interesting, I learn't a lot"
Cameron Taylor
"Very knowledgable, great understanding and very helpful"
Request Information

Find out more about this Introduction to Insurance course - simply fill out your details:

Course rating
Based on 10 reviews
U.K. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in's second annual U.K. L&D Report!


Learn more