Apply for the Zurich Apprenticeship programme

There are three stages to the Zurich Apprenticeship selection and screening process. In order to qualify for the programme you must meet the criteria at each of the stages and must also have access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone. You will be notified by the Talent Acquisition team as you pass through each stage of the assessment process.

Online application process

The 2023 intake are open for applications from March 31st and will close on Friday 21st April 2023.

Click here to apply for the Zurich Insurance plc Apprenticeship based in Wexford

Click here to apply for the Zurich Life Assurance plc Apprenticeship based in Blackrock, Dublin

You must meet the minimum educational criteria, which can be found on the Insurance Institute of Ireland website:

Online tests

Our HR team will complete an intial review of all applications received, those who make it through the first round of screening will be invited to complete a short online Ability Test. It will include multiple choice questions - numerical, verbal and cognitive reasoning. A link to the test will be emailed to you. Make sure you conduct the test in an environment that is free from distractions (*There are a number of free practice tests available).


For the final stage, you must be available to attend interviews. These will be conducted with our business leaders in our Life business and also HR

For those successful to be called to the final round; our Talent Acquisition team will be in contact with you before the date to discuss the format and how best to prepare.

Our Talent Acquisition Team are here to answer your questions or feel free to reach out to us if you would like to receive any more information. You can contact us by emailing