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Insurance Workplace Readiness

Prepare for a career in risk management and insurance.

Are you looking for more than just a job?

To help the next generation get started, The Institutes have partnered with the state of Ohio to offer an eight-week online training program.

Stable entry level positions that can lead to advancement.

Find Your Place in sales, customer service, marketing, operations, underwriting, claims or data science.

29,000 positions expected to be filled in the Ohio insurance industry by 2024. (And that's just one state!)

About the Program

Weeks 1–5: Each week, you'll complete a short online module to learn to:

  • Create a job search plan
  • Prepare an effective resume and cover letter
  • Go on an interview
  • Evaluate a job offer
  • Navigate the first 90 days in your new job

Weeks 6: Complete Insurance Essentials, a three-hour online course that will prepare you to understand basic insurance concepts and operations.

Throughout the program, you can access a private Facebook community page to connect with your career coach and learn from other participants. When you finish, you’ll receive a diploma, certificate of completion, and can list the training on your resume to show prospective employers that you are ready to get to work!

Additionally, if you are an active or veteran military personnel, please contact Customer Success at (800) 644-2101 to discuss military discounts for this course.


Course Details

Insurance Workplace Readiness Course

Course Level
Average Completion Time
8 Weeks
  • Course introduction
  • The resume
  • Job search strategy
  • Cover letters
  • The interview
  • Onboarding
  • Introduction to Insurance and Risk Management
  • The Role of Insurance
  • Insurer Profitability
  • Insurance Industry Companies and Roles
  • The Typical Insurance Transaction