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

To apply, click here to upload a copy of your CV.  

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

Due date: 7th May 2021

Online Tests

Complete the 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).

Due date: 1st June 2021

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.

Due date: 1st June 2021


Assessment Centre

For the final stage, you must be available to attend the half day virtual assessment centre on Friday 18th June which will take place through an online platform. You will have the opportunity to virtually 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.

Due date: 18th June 2021


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. Contact us on (01) 609 2117 or email