Apply for the Zurich Apprenticeship programme

There are four 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 2022 intake will open for applications on 1st April 2022 and close on 29th April 2022.  Click here to apply.

You must meet the minimum educational criteria, which can be found on the Insurance Institute of Ireland website: http://www.iii.ie/upload/careers/Entry-Requirements.pdf

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).

Video interview

Conduct a short competency based video interview (approximately 25 minutes, using your smart phone, ipad or laptop).

We will assess your motivation for the role, as well as some competencies identified as important such as customer focus, initiative, problem solving, team-work and planning and organisational skills. You will receive tips on how to prepare for this and will have time to practice.  You will just have one chance to record your response, make sure you conduct the interview in an environment that is free from distractions.

Assessment Centre

For the final stage, you must be available to attend the half day on-site assessment centre on Friday 17th JJune 2022, which will take place in our Wexford office. You will have the opportunity to meet our current Apprentices, hiring managers and our HR Team.

You will be invited to take part in a number of exercises and one short interview with our hiring managers. You will receive more details in advance and guidance on how to prepare for the assessment centre.


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 talentacquisition@zurich.ie.

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