SAQA 91784:

QCTO Occupational Certificate Insurance, Level 5

NQF Level 5 | NLRD ID: 91784

Who will benefit from the programme?

The Occupational Certificate for Insurance Agents prepares individuals to evaluate and interpret information to protect stakeholders’ interests by using specialist technical knowledge to determine, price, manage and transfer risk.

Programme Structure

This qualification is made up of the following compulsory Knowledge and Practical Skill Modules pitched at an NQF Level 5. It is broken down into 48 credits of Knowledge Modules, 40 credits of Practical Skill Modules and 68 credits of Work Experience Modules.

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for admission are:

Articulation: Individuals with this qualification should be able to articulate vertically to an Advanced Certificate or a Diploma at NQF Level 6 in any of the related areas, including finance, selling, real estate and insurance. Vertically, they should be able to articulate with any other qualification at NQF Level 5 with cross-cutting credits in the knowledge specifications.


Assessment is both formative and summative and includes:

Occupational Group

The profession exists in all the major sub-sectors, namely short-term, long-term, medical and professional bodies. Expert practitioners from all sub-sectors and professional bodies (IISA and ASISA) have been asked to participate in development. The end-qualification is broad enough to represent all three sub-sectors.

Learning Outcomes