Insurance Agent – ANZSCO 611211

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Represents insurance companies in selling insurance to clients. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles



  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Life Assurance Representative

Skills Assessment Authority



No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 6112 Insurance Agents


represent insurance companies in selling insurance to clients.


  • interviewing clients to identify their insurance needs
  • explaining to clients details of insurance and conditions, risk coverage, premiums and benefits
  • assisting clients to determine the type and level of coverage required
  • calculating premiums and establishing method of payment
  • reviewing clients’ circumstances to ensure that the level and coverage of insurance is still appropriate
  • settling and monitoring insurance claims to ensure that both client and insurer are satisfied with the outcome
  • recording information about clients and their policies
  • identifying and drawing up lists of potential clients from a variety of sources and contacting them to arrange interviews
  • keeping up-to-date with changes in the insurance industry and informing clients of new developments

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

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