ISCO 08 Code 3321     Insurance representatives

Lead Statement

Insurance representatives advise on and sell life, accident, automobile, liability, endowment, fire, marine and other types of insurance to new and established clients.

Task statement

Tasks include:

  • obtaining information about customers’ circumstances necessary to determine appropriate type of insurance and conditions;
  • negotiating with customers to determine type and degree of risk for which insurance is required;
  • explaining details of insurance and conditions, risk coverage premiums and benefits to customers;
  • assisting clients to determine the type and level of coverage required, calculating premiums and establishing method of payment;
  • negotiating and placing reinsurance contracts;
  • advising on, negotiating terms for and placing insurance contracts for large or special types of projects, installations or risks.

Included occupations

Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Insurance agent
  • Insurance broker
  • Underwriter, insurance

Excluded occupations

Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Assessor, insurance - 3315
  • Insurance clerk - 4312
  • Securities dealer - 3311


ISCO 88 Code(s) 3412 (Updated; 17.03.09)

(NCvB; Mei 2010)