AQF Certificate IV in Life Insurance

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Life Insurance is designed for employees starting out in life insurance. It provides the technical knowledge and skills needed to provide quality services to clients.

This qualification is made up of Skills Units which are mapped to the Australian Qualifications Framework and is contextualized for the Australian market.

Each unit aims to develop specific technical, analytical and interpersonal knowledge and skills required to:

  • Apply specialist knowledge of life insurance products and services
  • Exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine processing of life insurance policies and claims
  • Underwrite risks in life insurance policies
  • Apply solutions to a defined range of life insurance problems
  •  Analyze and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

On completion, students will also have developed:

  • A good understanding of professional practices, and codes and standards of ethical practice
Course Structure

To be awarded the Certificate IV, students must complete FOUR compulsory units plus:

  • SIX elective units – choose from Electives.

It is suggested that each unit will encompass 20-25 hours of study time.

Pre-requisites – see Life Insurance Professional Standards, below

Life Insurance Professional Standards

Completion of the following four units will also satisfy the Life Insurance Professional Standards; the Foundation Requirement for all Life Insurance claims and underwriting professionals: LI20004-20 Apply codes of ethical practice, LI20005-20 Deliver professional life insurance services, LI20006-20 Understand life insurance products and policies and LI20003-20 Contribute to the sustainability of the Life insurance industry.

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