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Premier Partnerships sets up protection business courses

Premier Partnerships is holding UK-wide protection-rel- ated training courses for advisers through 2006, both for beginners and for advisers with experience of the product class.

The courses are focused on the instruction of how best to advise on protection business rather than on product-spec-ific content. The curriculum is set to span 10 courses ranging from the most basic of introductory protection course for brokers who have never previously considered or sold protection through to more advan-ced or niche areas of protection sales such as writing cases into trust or business protection.

Premier is working with a number of providers to source instructors for the courses. The training will be created in conjunction with Premier to ensure the content is generic.

The schedule will be available online by the end of Dec-ember, ready for launch in 2006. Course outlines can be viewed and booked online at www. premieruk.co.ukA Premier spokesman says: “By using structured learning paths, we have found that the topic of protection selling bec-omes less cumbersome and intimidating, which has encouraged many mortgage brokers in particular to enter into what they have found to be a very lucrative element of their financial portfolio.”

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