The Fundamentals of Property Adjusting


This is a 2 day entry level course designed to "jump-start" your career with the basic knowledge needed to become an insurance property adjuster (state adjuster license or experience is not required).

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Courses included are:

Introduction to Insurance

A basic understanding of insurance, types of insurance contracts, insurance concepts and terminology. A general overview of the different types of Insurance Policies: Casualty/Liability; Homeowners/Dwelling; Commercial; Businessowners; Inland & Ocean Marine; Boiler & Machinery; Workers Compensation.
Construction Basics

An overview of Construction Components & Systems: Foundations; Structure; Roofs; Exterior; Walls/Ceilings; Doors/Windows; Flooring; Plumbing; Electrical; Mechanical; Kitchens & Bathrooms
Tools of the Trade

Required & suggested tools and equipment for working as an adjuster; Be Prepared with Catastrophe Deployment Check Lists
Ladder Safety

A short course on ladder types, choices, inspection, setup, safety during use, moving & transportation, storage, roof safety, double pulls, and a Ladder Safety Quiz.
Mathematics Refresher

A review of the basic math skills adjusters need in the estimating process including: simple geometry and elementary algebra.
Property Inspection/Damage Assessment (Scoping the Loss)

How to properly inspect and assess property damages including: correct measurements, carrier required documentations, taking samples and necessary photographs.
The Claims Adjustment Process

Understanding the job of an adjuster; what to expect & what's required; task assignments & cradle to grave; daily claims adjusting and catastrophic events
Intro to Xactimate

A brief overview of the most widely used estimating software in the insurance industry.
Licensing Requirements & Procedures

What to do next and how to get your Florida All Lines Insurance Adjusters License
The Fundamentals of Property Adjusting Training Schedules
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