Skills Insurance Underwriter near Montréal (QC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an insurance underwriter in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Insurance underwriters (NOC 12202).


  • Review individual and group applications for insurance
  • Evaluate new and renewal applications to determine insurance risks, insurance premiums, extent of coverage and other conditions
  • Use medical reports, rate tables and other documents to determine coverage
  • Approve sale of insurance policies
  • Ensure compliance with government regulations
  • Provide recommendations on individual or group insurance plan designs
  • Provide underwriting advice
  • Answer inquiries from clients and other company personnel
  • Prepare underwriting reports

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Projecting Outcomes
  • Analyzing Information
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Serving Others
Communication Help - Communication
  • Advising and Consulting
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information


Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Mathematics
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Finance
  • Clerical
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