Introduction to Motor Insurance

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1 day
160 - 205 GBP excl. VAT
Birmingham, London
Professional Training

Introduction to Motor Insurance

Introduction to Motor Insurance

This one day interactive workshop is aimed at staff who are dealing with motor insurance for the first time or who have only recently been introduced to the subject.

The course will cover the legal aspects of motor insurance as well as the basics of underwriting and policy cover. After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • explain the legal requirements of compulsory motor insurance legislation
  • describe how the UK motor insurance industry deals with the victims of uninsured drivers
  • list various documents associated with a motor policy
  • explain the purpose of each of the sections of a motor policy
  • list the factors an underwriter uses to assess motor risks
  • provide an overview of the motor claims processes

Suitability - Who should attend?

This interactive workshop is suitable for professionals who are new to motor insurance or have only recently begun working with motor insurance.

Enquire for more information to see if this beginning course is right for your level or whether you would be better suited to intermediate or advanced levels of this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course is worth 6 CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) CPD hours.

Training Course Content

  • An explanation of the law relating to motor insurance
  • How cover, exclusions and other terms are set out in a typical policy document
  • An examination of the content of certificates, schedules and renewal invitations
  • How cars are grouped – an introduction to the ABI car grouping process
  • An explanation of the various Thatcham categories of vehicle security devices
  • An overview of underwriting, including rating factors, terms and relevance of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and other legislation


The cost of this course is £150-195 + VAT depending upon whether the course is held in London or in another city.

In-House Training

Searchlight can also deliver this course as an in-house workshop, delivered at your location of choice and adapted to suit any specific needs you may have.

Provider: Searchlight

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