Zimbabwe’s leading insurance professional training institution the Insurance Institute of Zimbabwe (IIZ) has announced that Registration for all IIZ Courses is now open.
The professional qualifications it offers are certified in conjunction with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), in Bulawayo.
Besides being an examining body, the Institute facilitates short courses, workshops, seminars, and conferences as part of continuing professional development (CPD) to the industry in general.
The Institute has examination centres spread across the breath of the country and some in the region. Currently IIZ has examination centers in Harare, Masvingo, Bulawayo, Mutare, Gweru, Francistown, Gaborone and Maputo
The courses on offer are both Entry level courses and Advanced Courses:
Entry Level Courses
An introductory level qualification which is recognized by Insurance Authorities for licensing of insurance professionals.
The certificate equips students with foundation knowledge in insurance. It is ideal for administrative or operational staff as well as support staff in functions such as Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, and Finance.
Prospective students should have a minimum of five ordinary level subjects. It can be completed in at least four months of study. One can study either Short Term, Long Term Insurance or Retirement funds Trusteeship.
The examination is based on the prescribed module which is obtainable from the Institute at a fee.
It’s the next level qualification which is intended for all levels of staff across all sectors of insurance. It equips students with high technical knowledge and skills. It is also for those who have an eye on management positions.
The course can be completed in one year and is open to holders of the COP. The five examinations are based on the Institute modules.
Students have an option to specialize in either Short Term Insurance or Long Term Insurance.
Is an advanced qualification that demonstrates advanced technical knowledge across many areas.
It is for operational and managerial staff in insurance, broking, reinsurance, funeral, and pension fund administration companies. It is also for those aspiring to work at strategic level.
It can be completed in one year. The six examinations are set from the Institute modules. Students specialise in either Short or Long Term.
Is the highest level qualification which demonstrates attainment of the highest level of professional competency. It is for those who aspire to make strategic decisions within organisations.
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