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Frequently asked questions

What is a Zurich Apprenticeship?

A permanent role with workplace learning and off the job training to learn a new skill, gain experience and achieve an industry-recognised professional qualification.

Can I apply for more than one apprenticeship?

No. You can only have one active apprenticeship application so be sure to read through each programme before deciding which one to apply for here. If you are still unsure of what area to apply for, contact our early careers team and they will be happy to give you some advice.

What will my starting salary be?

Starting salary is £16,700, rising as you progress in your apprenticeship.

Are there any age restrictions?

There are no age restrictions, we welcome applications from everyone.

Where will I work?

The location will be based on the role you apply for and the location preference selected in your application.

When will I start?

Typically our apprenticeships start in October and this will be discussed with you throughout the recruitment process.

What happens at the end of my Apprenticeship?

Zurich Apprentices join on a permanent contract and subject to successfully completing your apprenticeship you will continue your career and development with us, which could include moving onto another Apprenticeship at a higher level.

What qualification will I study for?

This will depend on the Apprenticeship you apply for, see below examples:

  • Insurance – Chartered Insurance Institute, Certificate in Insurance
  • Actuarial – Certified Actuarial Analyst (CAA) 
  • Finance - Association of Accounting Technicians, Diploma (AAT)

Will I need to study in my own time?

Zurich will provide time during your working week to complete your Apprenticeship, however you may find that extra study time may be required nearer to your examinations.

What is the length of each Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships range in length from 18 to 36 months depending on apprenticeship standard.