Insurance and Financial Services - Customer Service - Insurance

Insurance and Financial Services - Customer Service - Insurance

Potential earnings range:
Per year after graduation

Are you interested in the finance and business field and enjoy helping others? Thrive in organized environments and are skilled on the computer?  

Then you may be a good fit for Job Corps’ Insurance and Financial Services training program.

On the job, you will ... 

  • Analyze and process insurance applications based on set criteria 
  • Determine the risk of insuring new clients and determine proper premium and coverage amounts 
  • Communicate with insurance agents and accounting departments to discuss policy changes 
  • Communicate directly with clients and field representatives to make decisions 

Some of the career options you will have ... 

Individuals with their insurance and financial services credentials often go on to work in investment banks, money management firms and other traditional financial institutions.   

The credentials you will earn ... 

This is the second level of basic training offered in the Accounting series. In the Insurance and Financial Services – Insurance training program, you will earn industry-recognized credentials.  

Students should also earn a state-issued learner’s permit and driver’s license upon completion of the program. 

What you’ll need to start training ... 

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (can be earned at all Job Corps centers) 
  • Completion of all introductory and career preparation courses 
  • Passing scores on all written and performance tests 
  • Meet academic (math and reading) requirements 
  • Compliance with state requirements that may involve a criminal background check, and completion of a training program meeting federal content requirements 
* Salary information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics Program and is provided for planning purposes only. Actual salary will depend on student skill level, credentials earned, experience level and location.
Meet your instructors

Meet your instructors

Kyle Waters
Kyle Waters has been the Insurance instructor at Hartford Job Corps Center since 2011. His educational background is in history, philosophy and law. Kyle began working in the insurance field as a technical writer and developed into a team leader for a customer service unit specializing in retirement plans and annuities. Later in his professional career, Kyle completed the Series 7 exam and took an opportunity as a registered representative in the finance industry, which led to his running a mid-size organization for several years. Kyle transitioned to teaching in 2008, working at the high school level, and later joined Hartford Job Corps for his current position. He brings a wealth of experience and insight into the classroom for Job Corps students.