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Marine, Cargo, Hull & Yacht Insurance, Marine Law, and Marine Liability Training

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The Chartered Insurance Institute (the CII) is the premier professional body for the insurance and global financial services industry located in London, UK. The CII promotes higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability. With over 95,000 members in more than 150 countries, the CII is the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to insurance and financial services.

The membership covers all disciplines within the insurance industry (claims, broking, underwriting and sales), those working in the life and pensions sector and the mortgage advice market as well as independent financial advisers (under the sub-brand the Personal Finance Society).

As one of the largest examination awarding bodies in the UK, CII has delivered education to over one million students in 150 countries over the last ten years. The CII is accredited by UK examinations regulator, Ofqual, and the qualifications are also recognized within the English national qualification frameworks. Success in CII qualifications is universally recognized as evidence of knowledge and understanding. Membership of the CII signals a desire to develop broad professional capability and to subscribe to the standards associated with professional status.

Training Programs

Introduction Courses

  • Energy Insurance (Half day): This course is designed to introduce delegates who are new to the basics of energy insurances of all types.
  • Stock Throughput Insurance (half day): This course will be of interest to those underwriters in cargo insurance who are either writing stock throughput insurance or contemplating it as part of their portfolio of business.
  • Marine Insurance (Half day): This course is designed to introduce delegates who are new to the basics of marine insurance, but would be suitable for those familiar with non-marine insurance who wish to find out more about marine.
  • Marine Law (Half day): This course is designed to introduce delegates with little or no legal knowledge to the basics of international and national maritime law.
  • Marine Liability (Half day): This course is designed to introduce delegates who are new to the concept of marine liability risks and associated insurances.
  • Marine Reinsurance (One day): The course gives an overview of marine reinsurance, the types of reinsurance that can be purchased and how they are placed and priced in reinsurance programs. The monitoring of aggregates and catastrophe modelling is also considered.
  • Hull and Yacht Insurance (Half day): This course is designed to introduce delegates who are new to the basics of marine hull and yacht insurance.
    Cargo Insurance (Half day): This course is designed to introduce delegates who are new to the basics of cargo and associated classes of business.
  • Protection and Indemnity Insurance (Half day): This course will give an introduction to protection and indemnity insurance, the market it operates in, the relevant marine law, and the cover provided by insurers. It will be run as an interactive presentation with discussion and relevant case studies and exercises.

Intermediate Courses

  • Marine Liability (Two days): This course is designed to build on knowledge gained from the introductory course or the workplace and develop and explore the current issues around marine liability insurance.
  • Yacht Insurance (One day): This course is designed to develop delegates' existing knowledge of yacht insurance.
  • Marine Cargo (Two days): This course explains the main methods of cargo shipment and the documents used in international trade. It also examines the main areas of loss prevention and key considerations of cargo underwriting. Delegates participate actively in the course with the opportunity for discussions with key marine market speakers.
  • Marine Hull (Two days): The major aspects of marine hull insurance are covered including ship-owners liabilities, exclusions and limitations. Candidates are given an in-depth insight into the clauses that apply to hull insurance, a practical consideration of underwriting broking problems and hull claims.
  • Marine Claims (Two days): his course explores the types of cover provided under standard hull, loss of hire and cargo claims, helping delegates practically manage the claims process, including their adjustment.
  • Oil Workshop (Three days): Delegates will gain a good working knowledge of the insurance requirements for oil installations from a broking and an underwriting perspective. The program looks at the types of oil unit, the cover available, underwriting considerations, the work of the classification societies and reinsurance.
  • Goods in Transit and Haulage Contractors' Insurance (One day): The goods in transit and haulage contractors' insurance market continues to grow and adapt as both domestic and international markets become more competitive. Learn in an interactive group environment about the legal, practical and market issues that affect this class of business.
  • Underwriting Project Cargo Insurance (One day): This course provides a comprehensive insight into the process of underwriting large capital projects being transported by road, rail, sea or air (known as project cargo insurance). This includes the legal liabilities attached to the owners of goods and the carriers who transport them.

Advanced Courses

  • Oil Workshop (Two days): A stimulating course that builds on knowledge gained in the Intermediate oil workshop. The program is highly participative and provides a deeper understanding of the more complex areas of the business. The course speaker is a leading market practitioner.

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