Insurance Broker

Job Description

An insurance broker is a specialist in insurance and risk management. Brokers act on behalf of their clients and provide advice in the interests of their clients. ... Brokers can help arrange and place the cover with the chosen insurer and can often provide advice on how to make the most of your insurance budget.

Careers Ladder


To become an insurance broker, you usually have to complete a VET qualification. In addition, several years of experience with a qualified broker are usually required before becoming an independent broker. Entry to these courses usually requires Year 12 and, as a minimum, employment with an insurance brokerage. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information.


  • Communicator
  • Customer Orientated
  • Determined
  • Detail Orientated
  • Honest
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal
  • Organised
  • Problem Solving

Key Skills

  • Willingness to learn
  • Competitive
  • Leadership
  • Trustworthy
  • Professional
  • Numerical Skills
  • Negotiation

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;