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Award in General Insurance (Hong Kong)

Designed for insurance practitioners working in Hong Kong

This single-unit Award is ideal for those starting their careers in the Hong Kong insurance sector. The unit (WH1) Award in General Insurance (Hong Kong) helps develop a basic understanding of insurance principles, procedures and products, specifically for the Hong Kong market:

  • Basic principles of insurance
  • Main legal principles related to insurance contracts
  • Main regulatory principles related to insurance business
  • Key elements to protect consumers

Insurance practitioners at the start of their career in Hong Kong insurance, or seeking to build on existing knowledge through formal study.

The Award also supports ongoing professional development as, on passing the exam, you will hold one of the three Awards needed to complete the Certificate in Insurance and Financial Services.

Before starting study, check to see whether any of your previous academic qualifications or credits from other professional bodies and institutes can be carried towards completion of the Certificate.

Find out more about recognition of prior learning

Award level units are assessed by multiple choice question exam (MCQ). For online MCQ exams result notification is immediate on completion. For paper-based MCQ exams, results are released five weeks' following the exam sitting.

Find out more about assessment, including policies and centres

Qualification units are delivered through purchasing an Enrolment, equipping you with the essential materials to support core learning. For a single fee, an Enrolment typically includes: study text, assessment and access to RevisionMate, our online study tool. 

We also offer additional revision aids through purchasing Enrolment plus for most key units. These range from Key fact booklets and Question packs, to Learn online tutorials.

Completion requirements

Core units

The Award comprises one core unit which provides a total of 15 credits on successful completion.

Award in General Insurance (Hong Kong)
Credits : 15
Level : 2