Insurance Agents

(NOC 6231)

Career Description

Insurance agents and brokers sell life, automobile, property, health and other types of insurance to individuals, businesses and public institutions.

Duties May Include

Insurance agents perform some or all of the following duties:

Sell automobile, fire, health, life, property, marine, aircraft and other types of insurance to clients;

Establish client insurance coverage, calculate premiums and establish method of payment;

Provide information concerning group and individual insurance packages, the range of risk coverage, benefits paid and other policy features;

Ensure appropriate forms, medical examinations and other policy requirements are completed;

Monitor insurance claims and respond to clients' enquiries;

Identify and solicit potential clientele.

Examples of Titles

Insurance Agent
Insurance Broker
Sales Agent - Insurance

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Bow Valley College
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration Diploma: Insurance and Risk Management Diploma; Co-op; Online; University Transfer
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University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Risk Management and Insurance Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Risk Management: Insurance and Finance Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on May 15, 2012