Insurance Course Outline (Fetac Level 5)

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Insurance Course Outline (Fetac Level 5)

  1. 1. Insurance <ul><li>Fetac Level 5 Lecture 1 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Course Syllabus
  3. 3. Purpose <ul><li>The module has been developed to provide the leaner with appropriate knowledge and skills in order to take up a position in an insurance organisation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Purpose <ul><li>It is also intended to prepare the student for further study in related areas. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Preferred Entry Level <ul><li>Leaving Certificate or Equivalent. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Special Requirements <ul><li>None </li></ul>
  7. 7. General Aims <ul><li>This module aims to enable the learner to: </li></ul><ul><li>Develop an understanding of the structure of the insurance industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the main types of insurance available to business and the individual. </li></ul>
  8. 8. General Aims <ul><li>Gain a detailed understanding of the principles of insurance and apply them to real life situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate effectively with customers and co-workers and understand the importance of confidentiality in business. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Units <ul><li>Unit 1: Insurance & Risk </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 2: The Insurance Market. </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 3: The Insurance Contract. </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 4: Principles of Insurance. </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 5: Principles of Insurance continued. </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 6: The main Classes of Insurance </li></ul>
  10. 10. Assessments <ul><li>Assignment 1 - 20% - 1,500 Words </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment 2 - 20% - 1,500 Words </li></ul><ul><li>Examination (Written) - 60% </li></ul>
  11. 11. Examination <ul><li>Written Exam 60% </li></ul><ul><li>Section 1 10 Short Answer Questions - Answer 8. </li></ul><ul><li>Section 2 6 Structured questions - Answer 4. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Grading <ul><li>Pass 50-64% </li></ul><ul><li>Merit 65-79% </li></ul><ul><li>Distinction 80-100% </li></ul>
  13. 13. Module Descriptor <ul><li>Please refer to your copy handed out in class today. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Information <ul><li>www.lcfe.ie - college VLE etc </li></ul><ul><li>www.fetac.ie - Award and module details </li></ul><ul><li>www.mark-griffin.net - Lecture Notes etc </li></ul>

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