Award in Personal Lines Insurance

ECTS Not Applicable Online Starting: 21st June 2023, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Insurance safeguards the potential losses of those facing risks. In the context of personal lines, this covers all potential mishaps that are experienced by individuals in their personal capacity. Therefore, it is immediately apparent that we are referring to risks that threaten the assets, health and wellbeing of people in a society.

The scope of the personal lines insurance training programme is to provide the participant with knowledge of the various classes typical of this class. These include insurance for households, caravans, domestic animals, legal expenses, personal protection, extended warranty, bicycles, small crafts, life assurance, personal accident and health among others. The programme also explains the underwriting and claims aspects associated with such personal lines, together with related processes.

Lecturers on this programme are both experienced and knowledgeable and bring to the learning environment, the practical aspects related to this area of insurance, thereby enriching the learning experience throughout.

Successful candidates will be eligible to claim for 20 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.

Accreditation and MQF/EQF Level
Award title: Award in Personal Lines Insurance CII exemption: P86 Personal Insurances Credits: 20 CII credits CII credits are subject to change and recognition of prior learning awards are made at the CII’s discretion

  • To provide technical knowledge related to insurance principles, practice and operations
  • To achieve standalone awards that attract CII credits
  • To assist students in attaining Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) International Qualifications

Following successful completion of this course the participant will be:

  • technically knowledgeable in insurance and its respective operations
  • able to perform technical work and supervising the work of subordinates taking decisions within set parameters.
  • able to tackle and resolve day-to-day operational issues with designated authority
June21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th
July5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th
August2nd, 4th, 9th

Lectures will be held on the following dates, between 5.30 – 7.30 pm

Exam will be held on August 21, between 09.30 – 12.30

The course consists of 30 contact hours and held twice weekly. A total of 15 sessions of 2 hours duration (17:30 – 19:30 CET). A further 70 hours of self-study are required. Examinations will be held between 09:30 – 12:30.

There are no entry requirements to participate on this programme since MITC believes that any student who seriously commits himself/herself has the potential to succeed. Nevertheless, MITC strongly recommends that students should ideally have acquired a proven academic aptitude (having as a minimum attained passes at ‘O’ Level standard in Maltese, English, Maths, Accounts and Economics) prior to embarking on specialist insurance studies.

For each of the awards, one (1) written examination will be set. This consists of 14 short question answers and 3 long question answers to choose 2. Pass mark is set at 55%.

A certificate will be issued to successful candidates for every award successfully completed. Certificates will be distributed during the presentation event held annually.

For each of the awards, one (1) written examination will be set. This consists of 14 short question answers and 3 long question answers to choose 2. Pass mark is set at 55%.

Resit Policy                                                                                                               

More than one (1) re-sit attempt is allowed.
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.


NB: Accreditation fees payable to the CII are NOT included (refer to CII website for more information).

The course fee includes:

  • Course material, notes, sample questions, specimen examination papers and/or other educational material.
  • Examination and certification.
  • Companies effecting group bookings (four or more participants) are entitled to a 10% discount. For group bookings kindly send an e-mail to
  • A 25% cancellation fee is payable for cancellations received within 15 days of the start of the programme.
  • No refund will be given after the commencement date of the programme.

Total Learning Hours

Full course: 30 hours

Hours include contact hours, supervised practice hours, self-study hours and assesment hours.


Andre Farrugia

Andre Farrugia commenced his professional career working in the insurance industry and since then, he ventured into education and training. He has achieved the Fellowship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII-UK) and later another Fellowship with the Institute of Risk Management (FIRM-UK). Lately, Andre has completed an Msc in Risk Management with the Glasgow-based University of Caledonian and is currently pursuing a PhD.

During his professional career, Andre has contributed to the industry by way of publishing articles, technical write ups and through a variety of career talks and technical seminars.

Andre was a member on the board for the setting up of the National Vocational Qualifications in Malta and is currently a Board member on the Malta Education Consultative Council, outgoing President of the Malta Insurance Institute and represents Malta within the European Forum of the National Institutes for Professional Insurance Institutes and on the Board of EFICERT.

He has delivered various lectures and talks in Malta and Overseas namely; the Chamber of Commerce, MCAST, the University of Malta, the Foundation of International Studies and conducted training in Kosovo, Dubai and Ghana.


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Why Choose Us

MITC is made up of a close-knit team with a real passion for learning and insurance, who believe in the continuous development and empowerment of individuals through learning. We understand all of the nuances and challenges that come with insurance training and, that is why we’re here to help you get your training right.

Our courses are developed following in-depth research and consultation on the subject matter and the related market, thus ensuring participant needs are met. All our trainers are experts in their field and actively contribute towards the continuous development of the courses which they deliver.

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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