Broker School
2-Week Training Session

The deadline for applications is May 20th, 2019.

ITAC Insurance Inc. is holding our second Insurance Broker School beginning June 17th, 2019.

This is an 8 day program in which accepted applicants will be trained on the Fundamentals of Insurance, in preparation for the General Insurance Licensing Examination to be written on June 21st, 2019.
Training is focused on entry-level insurance broker skills, preparing individuals for the challenges of the required Fundamentals Insurance Exam. In addition to providing knowledge of PowerBroker (BMS) basics, portal basics, customer service skills, and professionalism training (for more information see the itinerary below). Upon completion of the training program, ITAC Inc. instructors will assist successful candidates in obtaining interview opportunities for full time employment with local brokerages (locations available across NS, NB, PEI, & NFLD).

Insurance Brokerages across the Atlantic provinces are seeking professionally trained and competent brokers to work for their businesses – ITAC Inc. is training and finding these highly demanded workers while simultaneously providing exciting job opportunities for individuals in the community.

Resumes and references for application are due May 20th, 2019 and can be emailed to itac@itacinc.com.


Requirements:

    • Applicants must be 19+ (legal age of majority in Nova Scotia)
    • Availability for Broker School: June 17th-26th, 2019 (excluding weekends), 9am- 5pm.
        • Training at ITAC Inc. in Dartmouth NS.
      • 8 hour training days, with 1hr for lunch.
  • Completion of online preparatory “Insurance Fundamentals / General Licensing Course” prior to beginning of broker school
    • Course and student profile provided free

Qualifications:

  • Education: Secondary School (required), Post-Secondary Education or College Certification (preferred)
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Motivated individuals with an interest to learn and enter the Insurance Industry
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills
  • Confidence in your aptitude to learn and apply information quickly
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and high adaptability
  • Capability to work effectively in a quick-paced, ever-changing environment in a professional manner

Program Benefits:

  • Free valuable education opportunities
    • Gained knowledge of the Canadian insurance industry & Fundamentals of Insurance
    • Obtainment of eligibility to apply for General Insurance License
  • Interview opportunities with insurance brokerages across the Atlantic Provinces for full-time employment.

(Tentative) Broker School Itinerary


Location : ITAC Inc. at 250 Brownlow Ave, Suite 18, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1W9. 2nd Floor Boardroom.

Daily :

  • Classes are Monday to Friday, from 9am-5pm.
  • Starting Monday, June 17th, 2019 to Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 (excluding weekends).
  • ITAC is open at 8:30am. Please arrive for class at least 10 minutes prior to class.

Instructors:

  • Catherine (Cathy) Bermundo, B.Comm, AIT, CAIB, LLQP
  • Suzanne (Suzy) Maclellan, FCIP, CRM, LLQP
  • Darnise Umlah, CAIB, LLQP
  • Mitchell (Mitch) Maclellan, CAIB, LLQP
  • Jenna Maclellan, B.Comm.

Food and Drink / Lunch Break:

  • Free coffee, tea and water.
  • ITAC has refrigerators and microwaves, so please feel free to bring your lunch!
  • Many restaurants nearby. We break for 1 hour between 12pm-1pm.

Dress : Business casual


Detailed itinerary will be provided at first interview.  Remember to get your application in on time!