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Motor Insurance – Intermediate


This motor insurance training workshop is aimed at those involved on a day-to-day basis with motor insurance including supervisors and managers.

Our interactive one-day motor insurance training workshop covers the legal, theoretical and technical knowledge needed to reinforce existing practical experience.

Course Content

  • Summary of EU Motor Directives and a study of the relevant wording of RTA 1988
  • How the industry deals with the victims of uninsured drivers
  • An examination of the role of other legislation, including the Disability Discrimination Act, Race Relations Act and Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
  • Presentation of risks to underwriters – rating factors, non-standard risks, accidents, convictions, account management
  • Details of the car grouping process and how Thatcham assesses security devices
  • A detailed study of policy cover, illustrating the differences between private car and commercial vehicle cover
  • A study of how the market deals with customer complaints and the FOS role.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the content of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and relevant EU directives with reference to motor insurance
  • Explain the various methods used by the marked to deal with the victims of uninsured drivers
  • List and describe factors used by underwriters to assess standard and non-standard motor insurance risks
  • Compare and contrast private car and commercial vehicle covers
  • Explain how a standard certificate of motor insurance is constructed and compare the different classes of use
  • Describe the cover extensions regularly requested by fleet and commercial vehicle clients.
  • Explain how the market deals with customer complaints and an examination of common causes of complaints

Ready to book?

Simply complete the booking form with your details and a member of our team will be in touch with the next available dates. 

Any questions?  

If you’re not quite sure if this course is suitable or are looking for further information, call our team on 0117 244 7221.