• 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • My role involves assisting the lead broker in their role of placing insurance for a client. This can involve organising client visits, meetings, drafting endorsements and contracts and uploading them to a system for underwriter agreement.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • My time management and organisational skills have improved significantly.


  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • I enjoy the programme quite a bit as my team are great to work with.


  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • It's quite well organised however it would be better if we had more information around exams and coursework as we had very limited discussions.


  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I receive a lot of support from my employer, specifically my team.


  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • I do get some support but I don't have much communication with them in my opinion. We mainly communicate when I need to tell them the date of my exam and the result and they don't contact any more than that.


  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • It helps give more background to the industry, so this helps with my day to day tasks.


  • 8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)
  • we have quite a few networking events with underwriters which is beneficial to build relationships


  • 9a. Would you recommend WTW to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 9b. Why?
  • My team are really supportive and I feel that most other departments would be similar, therefore its more enjoyable.

  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to WTW?
  • Be yourself in the interviews so you can see if you're a right fit for the company.


Higher Level Apprenticeship

Insurance & Risk Management


February 2024

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