The Insurance Apprentice 2020

Entries opened 01 April 2019 and will close on 30 August 2019.

If you have been chosen to go through to the second round, you will be notified mid-September. Read more about the process here

What is The Insurance Apprentice all about?

Many people perceive the insurance industry as boring…. well they are wrong, and this is where The Insurance Apprentice comes in!

The Insurance Apprentice is all about skills development as eight young individuals’ complete tasks, and at the same time showcase the exciting and fun side of the industry, while being filmed. The aim is to excite more young people about what our industry has to offer, what the benefits are and how many growth opportunities there are.

Why you should enter

As many of the previous contestants will agree, The Insurance Apprentice gives you the opportunity to challenge yourself, to grow on a personal and professional level and showcase what you are all about. To top it all off the competition offers excellent prizes.


“The exposure is priceless and if you are looking to make a mark, then this may be your platform. It will further your career, give you untold amounts of exposure and allow senior people in the industry to take note and see you as an asset to the industry.”
Colin Lunsky ~ Winner of The Insurance Apprentice 2019


“I would advise my fellow Millennials to enter The Insurance Apprentice because there is no other platform for young professionals to shine within the industry. If you are in insurance today, this is a no-brainer: enter, enter, enter.”
Nox Dlamini ~ Winner of The Insurance Apprentice 2018


“I think every young person in the industry should enter the competition because it will elevate your career, knowledge and exposure into the industry, and this is what every young person needs in order to actively take control of their career.”
Kabelo Paile ~ Winner of The Insurance Apprentice 2017


“The exposure provided by The Insurance Apprentice has certainly enhanced my credibility as an insurance professional, not only internally at Price Forbes, but with the industry at large.”
Andre Brooks ~ Winner of The Insurance Apprentice 2016


“I would definitely recommend having a shot at the competition. While the prizes are great, the experience and the learning is even more memorable, and you get the opportunity to sample very different areas of the industry.”
Roxanne Griffiths  ~ Winner of The Insurance Apprentice 2015


Winner takes all:

The winner stands a chance to win a trip of a lifetime, cash, a bursary and so much more! If we haven’t convinced you yet we remind you that in addition to promoting and recognising talent, the exposure provided by The Insurance Apprentice is immeasurable.

You can enter if:
  • If you are younger than 35
  • Have been in the short term insurance industry (any part of it) for more than four years
  • You preferably hold some form of short term insurance studies or qualification

Earn CPD hours

Earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for every episode you watch of The Insurance Apprentice. Each episode plus an article about the episode will carry 1 CPD hour. Simply:

1. Visit www.fanews.co.za;
2. Click on the CPD tab;
3. Register by filling in your personal details;
4. Confirm your log-in details via email once you have registered;
5. Log-in using your email and password;
6. Click on The Insurance Apprentice tab and go to the episode you wish to complete; read the article and
7. Answer the multiple-choice questions related to each episode listed and click submit.