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An insurance agent involves a person who represents an insurance firm and sells insurance policies on its behalf. A person or firm which acts as an intermediary in bringing together clients seeking INSURANCE cover and INSURANCE COMPANIES offering suitable policies.

Career Options

  • •Agent and Broker •Claims Adjuster •Representatives •Loss Control Specialist • Risk Manager

Educational Qualifications

  • A bachelors’ degree is required.

Personal Skills

  • • Emotionally intelligent • Honest • Persistent • Updated Knowledge of his subjects

Courses to be pursued

  • • Associate's Degree in Life and Health Insurance • Bachelor's Degree in Insurance and Risk Management • Master's Degree in Insurance and Risk Management • Doctor of Philosophy in Insurance and Risk

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Working Conditions

Works 40-hour per week.

Top Companies

Successful Persons

Gideon du Plessis

In his first year as a financial adviser at Old Mutual, Gideon Du Plessis qualified as a Top adviser, and has done so ever since for the past 30 years. His hard work and dedication have been recognised with many awards and accolades over the years, including the Junior Businessman of the Year for the Eastern Cape in 1981, and 21 appearances on the annual International Honor Roll for Insurance Sale

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