Training Responsible Adults as Insurance Technicians (TRAIT)
This program is designed to provide a basic foundation to the insurance industry. Students will be introduced to general insurance terminology and understanding of how the insurance business operates. The students will have a comprehensive study of both personal and commercial property and liability insurance, contract analysis and rating. A student successfully completing the program will be qualified for various entry-level positions within the insurance industry, including but not limited to insurance companies, agencies, brokerage houses and adjusting firms.
To ensure course graduates are highly qualified to enter the field of insurance, we offer extensive training in office technology, computer literacy, keyboarding, telephone techniques, oral communications, financial literacy and attitudinal and life coping skills.
An 80-hour internship in a service-oriented office is included. Job Development, Placement, and Support Services are provided to both employee and employer. Students are monitored closely for attendance and punctuality.
Financial Assistance Available: RIC Outreach Programs are available to qualified students in need of training and employment, including clients of the Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training, the Department of Human Services Family Independence Program, and the Office of Rehabilitative Services. Other private funding is also available. Contact us for more information.