Award in Liability Insurance

MQF/EQF Level 4 (6 ECTS Credits) Online Starting: 22nd October 2024, 17.30-19.30

MITC offers this award as accredited by MFHEA.

Successful candidates will be eligible to claim for 25 CII insurance credits, which are valid for the attainment of the prestigious DIPCII qualification of the Chartered Insurance Institute. The full DIPCII Diploma requires 120 credits in total to complete.

This is an optional credit for those in pursuance of the DIPCII.

Throughout this program, students will delve into the intricacies of liability insurance, focusing on essential aspects such as risk assessment, underwriting, and rating considerations. The course aims to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of general market practices in Liability insurance. Additionally, participants will gain insights into various Liability policies, excluding motor insurance, encompassing Employers’ Liability, Product Liability, Public Liability, Directors and Officers Liability, professional indemnity, and personal liability. Furthermore, the course will provide a thorough exploration of claims investigation and settlement procedures, offering a well-rounded perspective on the practicalities within the field. Get ready to enhance your knowledge and proficiency in Liability insurance throughout this engaging learning journey!

Successful candidates will be eligible to claim for 25 CII insurance credits, which are valid for the attainment of the prestigious DIPCII qualification of the Chartered Insurance Institute. The full DIPCII Diploma requires 120 credits in total to complete.

Level within the National and European Qualification Framework
The Malta Qualifications Council deems these Awards to be at Level 4 on the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF), 6 ECTS.

Objectives
  • Apply the business of liability insurance functions
  • Distinguish between the various liability insurance products
  • Apply the general aspects of cover and exclusions of various insurance policies
  • Plan an insurance quotation proposal and set a commensurate price
  • Apply policy terms, conditions and warranties where applicable

 

Learning Outcomes

The learner will be able to:

  • Describe the insurance risk assessment, underwriting and rating considerations
  • Identify the relevant risks presented for insurance purposes
  • Identify and explain the legal and regulatory requirements
  • Explain the various insurance liability insurance cover for different classes of insurance
  • Describe how a Liability claim is investigated, managed and settled

 

Course Schedule

 

October 202422, 24, 29, 31
November 20245, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
December 20243, 5, 10

Lectures will be held between 1730-1930hrs

The sessions scheduled for 14 November and 10 December are revision sessions

Exam will be held on Tuesday 16th December, between 09.30 – 11.30 at MITC premises

Course Duration and Time

The course consists of 30 contact hours.

A total of 15 sessions of 2 hours duration (17:30-19:30 CET).

A further of 117 hours of self-study is required.

 

Entry Requirements

Good working knowledge of the English language and an MQF level 4 qualification or equivalent

Student CV will be requested to verify the above that incorporates their self-assessment of such entry requirements.

A request for copies of certification and references will be made, if necessary.

Intended Audience

This programme is suitable for those who wish to work / already work in insurance and who are expected to perform general technical / supervisory duties, be involved in the monitoring and supervision of a team of employees and to be able to take certain decisions as per designated authority. Students completing this award would be technically knowledgeable to run Liability insurance operations and take decisions within designated authority.

 

Assessment

The assessment is a three-hour examination consisting of two sections.

Part 1 is a short question set up, wherein the candidates are expected to answer 14 compulsory questions.
In Part 2, the candidates have a choice of 2 questions from 3 wherein they are expected to discuss case studies in an applied way or comment on a general basis.

The pass mark is set at 55%.

 

Resit Policy
  • The re-sit will take place on the same date of the corresponding awards of the subsequent intake.
  • Re-sit exam fee is €60 inclusive of one (1) revision session.
Career Prospects

This programme equips candidates to be adequately qualified for the following positions:

  • Account handler
  • Claims handler
  • Intermediary
  • Technical Officer
Discount and Cancellation Policy
  • Companies effecting group bookings (four or more participants) are entitled to a 10% discount.
  • For group bookings kindly send an e-mail to info@mitcentre.com
  • A 25% cancellation fee is payable for cancellations received within 15 days of the start of the programme.
  • No refund will be entitled after the commencement date of the programme.

Trainers

Andre Farrugia, PhD MSc FCII CFIRM

Andre Farrugia began his professional career in the insurance industry, and since then, he has ventured into education and training. He holds the Fellowship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII-UK) and another Fellowship with the Institute of Risk Management (FIRM-UK). Recently, Andre completed an MSc in Risk Management from the University of Caledonian in Glasgow and earned a PhD from the University of Malta.

Throughout his professional and academic journey, Andre has made significant contributions to the industry by publishing articles, technical write-ups, and delivering a variety of career talks and technical seminars.

Andre played a pivotal role as a board member in the establishment of the National Vocational Qualifications in Malta. Currently, he serves as a Council board member on the Malta Education Consultative Council, is an outgoing President and active member of the Malta Insurance Institute, represents Malta within the European Forum of the National Institutes for Professional Insurance Institutes, and sits on the Board of EFICERT.

He has delivered numerous lectures and talks in Malta and conducted training sessions in Kosovo, Dubai, and Ghana. Additionally, he has presented academic papers at esteemed universities in Latvia, Greece, and Serbia.

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Our training services are accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) and the European Qualifications Framework platforms. MITC’s homegrown insurance programmes are recognised by the renowned Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.

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