Santam Black Intermediary Development Initiative 2010 launch

12 January 2010 Santam

The Santam Black Intermediary Development Initiative relaunches this month and Santam would like to encourage new entrants into the industry as well as those who need upskilling to participate in the programme.

In keeping with Santam’s corporate values of thinking big, inspiring and embracing, SBIDI was launched in March 2008 and aims to develop and support approximately 500 black brokers by the year 2012, thereby increasing the number of new and existing black brokers doing business with Santam.

This initiative provides the company with an opportunity to positively influence the transformation of the short-term insurance industry as well as to grow the emerging market.

SBIDI is for those who want to:

  • Train, up-skill and accredit their staff
  • Become FAIS compliant

This initiative was started by Santam to become a long term sustainable contribution to the short term insurance industry. The ultimate goal is to provide black individuals with the appropriate skills to enable them to become independent brokers as well as to provide capacity for Santam.

Santam has actively partnered with industry and government organisations such as the Insurance Sector Education Training Authority Seta (INSETA) and established Brokers.

Launch event schedule

Kwazulu Natal Murray & Roberts House, Westville 21 January 2010

Cape Town Santam, Head Office, Tygervalley 26 January 2010

Johannesburg Santam, Illovo Office, Illovo 28 January 2010

For more information about the launch events contact Khutso or Kabelo on 011 912 8000 or

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