Insurance Institute of KZN

The Insurance Institute of KZN provides and maintains a central organisation for the promotion of efficiency, progress, welfare, knowledge, education and general development among persons engaged or employed in the insurance industry. 

It essentially acts a networking platform to support professional standards.

The insurance industry in South Africa is increasingly competitive. More South Africans are protecting themselves from potential financial ruin by getting insurance cover. This has created greater opportunities for financial institutions to create specialised insurance solutions designed to assist individuals. This has also meant that more individuals have had the chance to become qualified insurance brokers.

Although the industry is regulated by the Insurance Act, there is a need for further monitoring to ensure that proper systems are in place and to drive quality service provision. The continued change in technology and operations in various industries globally has meant that insurance professional have had to work harder to gain more knowledge, develop skills and educate themselves further.

The Insurance Institute of KZN strives to support professionals by encouraging growth and development within the industry. It aims to provide members with unparalleled experiences within the insurance industry.

Who qualifies for membership?

Persons wholly or mainly engaged or employed in work connected with insurance.

What are the benefits offered by the Institute?

  • Networking events with fellow members of the insurance industry
  • Educational experiences with relevance to the insurance subjects
  • Recognition as an affiliation to the Institution
  • Recognition of academic skills and qualification
  • Recognition of long service to the insurance industry
  • To become a member, the 2016 fee is R85

Applying to become a member is simple. You need to complete the form online and send it to Debbie Olivier: debbie@echelonpci.co.za. Alternatively, you can contact Debbie by calling 031 830 5058.

Visit www.iikzn.co.za for more information about the Insurance Institute of KZN.

 

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