Becoming a Broker

Do you hear the word ‘insurance’ and automatically think of a boring day behind a desk? The reality is something entirely different.


Working in insurance

Fast-paced, exciting and all about people

We are driven by the idea of building a more resilient future for everybody and helping our clients and communities when they need it most.

Everyone is different, and there are multiple pathways into and within our profession, meaning you can choose the best fit for you, develop as a person and really make your mark.

Whether you are a high school leaver, university graduate or just looking for a change of career, there are opportunities for you within the broking profession.


Have questions?

What qualifications or training do I need to become an insurance broker?

You will need to complete a Tier 2 accredited qualification at an accredited training provider.

Often, this qualification can be completed as part of your employee training at an insurance broking company. This qualification will provide you with the perfect building blocks to start your broking career by giving you a thorough understanding of the insurance market and the financial and legal requirements of the insurance industry.

What attributes or skills should I look to develop if I want to become an insurance broker?

Relationships are at the heart of insurance broking. Empathy, active listening and the ability to build rapport will be crucial throughout your career as a broker.

You will also require strong communication, critical thinking, problem-solving and organisational skills as well as the ability to negotiate.

Mastering these attributes can make the crucial difference in achieving positive outcomes for your clients.

How much can I expect to earn as an insurance broker in Australia?

As a profession, insurance broking is extremely rewarding. While it is expected that you will work hard, you will also get a lot in return, such as travel opportunities and career progression in addition to your salary.

Entry-level salaries usually range between $50,000 and $65,000 per year while experienced insurance brokers can earn more than $150,000 per year. This is dependent on a number of factors such as location, how much business you write and will, of course, vary from firm to firm as well.


Ready to take the next step?

Kickstart your career in insurance broking

If you're driven by curiosity, innovation, and the desire to do things differently, a rewarding career in insurance broking awaits.