Donegal company leads way in new
A DONEGAL company is
leading the way in a new apprenticeship scheme for
people who want to work in the insurance industry.
Cavanagh Hooper Dolan Insurances, part of the Hooper
Dolan Group, has announced plans to hire an
insurance apprentice at its office in Letterkenny.
The apprenticeship is part of a new
Government-approved nationwide programme that, for
the first time, allows participants to work towards
an honours degree while earning a salary.
Cavanagh Hooper Dolan's Letterkenny office at
Rossview Business Park, is one of six branches in
the Hooper Dolan Group that has committed to taking
on apprentices under the Insurance Practitioner
Cavanagh Hooper Dolan managing
director Charles Cavanagh, left, is spearheading new
insurance apprenticeship in Donegal.
100 places are
available in various insurance organisations across
the country for 2016, with this number expected to
grow next year.
The programme is structured around
on-and-off-the-job training, with apprentices
working as paid employees in insurance brokers or
companies, learning valuable workplace skills while
also studying towards a BA (Hons) in Insurance
Managing director of Cavanagh Hooper Dolan
Insurances, Inishowen man Charles Cavanagh, welcomed
the new scheme.
“This programme is exactly what the insurance
industry needs to address skills gaps and attract
dynamic new talent into the sector,” he said.
“We’re looking for enthusiastic school leavers,
graduates or career changers who are eager to learn
and who want to create a long-lasting career in this
innovative industry.” For
application details, please click here .