ADJUSTER COURSES

Free Adjuster Career Assessment Class

Course Description:  This is a live, instructor led, 1-day FREE career assessment class created for individuals interested in becoming insurance property adjusters with a focus on independent catastrophe adjusting.  The class is highly encouraged for persons who have not yet taken a licensing class and would like more information before making a financial and time commitment to obtaining a license and further training for estimating property damage.   The class will introduce the learner to the various aspects of this career, including types of adjusters, general qualifications, skills needed, physical requirements, customer service expectations, employment issues, investment needed, and much more.  Included in this class is a free aptitude test which will cover basic skills (e.g. math, identifying building materials, customer service, and more) which are fundamental skills to catastrophe property estimating.  There is no pass or fail grade for this test but the results should provide each participant a better understanding of the general knowledge and skills needed to obtain for success.  Learners will receive a free digital copy of the e-book, Catastrophe Adjusting.  The class concludes with time set aside to answer questions from the audience.   

Prerequisites:  There are no prerequisites to attending this free 1-day career assessment class.  The class is open to anyone.  Attendees do not need to bring a laptop and all course materials will be provided by the host. 

 

Instructor:  Trent Massey

 

Tuition:  Free but pre-registration is required.  Please visit our registration page to sign up for this class.

Dates:  Please check back for future dates due to Covid 19. 

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TruEstimating Residential - Carrier

Course Description:  This course is a live, instructor led, 10 day private training class created exclusively for beginning property adjusters who are employed with an insurance company.  This course provides carrier's a unique opportunity to train their new adjusters in the environment of a non-public class.  Learners will estimate using a real house in a residential neighborhood.  Other benefits of this course include learning to write estimates using the client's estimating software (e.g. Xactimate, Symbility) in accordance to their own claim guidelines, if requested.  (Guidelines must be provided to the instructor 3 weeks in advance of a scheduled class)

This course starts with a 2 day dedicated estimating software training session, followed by 8 days of estimating residential construction on interiors and exteriors including roofs, siding, windows, kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, and more.  The class will feature of mix of lecture and field work as learners write actual estimates.  Examinations are given and a final passing grade of 80 or higher is required to pass. 

Prerequisites:  All learners must be sponsored and employed with the same insurance company within each class.  Adjusters must bring their own laptop with their estimating software already installed.  Transportation is provided for field estimating for those who need it but adjusters must have their own transportation to and from the class location before and after class.  Software supported in this course is Xactimate.  This class can be offered to a minimum of 3 students and maximum of 8 students.   

Added Benefit:  Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided each day with this course.    

Instructor:  Trent Massey 

Tuition: For private classes, tuition is $1,500 per learner .  With 6 or more attendees, tuition drops to $1,400 per attendee.  Minimum class size is 4 attendees. 

Dates:

This course is scheduled on demand as a private class for insurance companies or adjusting companies to coordinate with on-boarding needs.  Call us to book a class.

Class runs 8 am to 5 pm each day.  The last day of class ends at noon. 

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TruExaminer - Carrier

Course Description:  This course is a live, instructor led, 5 day private training class created exclusively for beginning property in-house desk adjusters who are employed with an insurance company.  This course provides carrier's a unique opportunity to train their new in-house adjusters in the environment of a non-public class.  Other benefits of this course include learning to review closed claim files in accordance with the client's own claim guidelines, if requested.  (Guidelines must be furnished to the instructor 3 weeks in advance of a scheduled class)

This course is designed for in-house desk adjusters who do not write estimates but need to understand the basics of residential construction and estimating done by field adjusters.  The content of the course includes drywall, paint, windows, doors, cabinetry, flooring, and roofing. 

 

Prerequisites:  All learners must be sponsored and employed with the same insurance company within each class.  In-house adjusters may bring their own laptop with their estimating software already installed but learners will not write estimates nor does this course feature any software instruction for writing estimates.  Software supported in this course includes Xactimate.  This class can be offered to a minimum of 3 students and maximum of 8 students.   

Added Benefit:  Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided each day with this course.      

Instructor:  Trent Massey 

Tuition:  For private classes, tuition is based on the number of learners attending.  Minimum class size is 3 attendees. 

3 to 5 learners -  $750 per learner

6 to 8 learners -   $700 per learner

Dates:

This course is scheduled on demand as a private class for insurance companies or adjusting companies to coordinate with on-boarding needs..  Call us to book a class.   This class can also be taught at the insurance company or adjusting company offices. 

Class runs 8 am to 5 pm each day.  The last day of class ends at noon. 

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TruCatastrophe Adjuster: The Insurance Catastrophe Adjusting Course 

 

Course Description:  This course is a live, demanding, instructor led, 10 day class created for the beginning "serious" independent adjuster who is newly licensed and plans to adjust catastrophe claims.  This course was created for individuals who have recently received their adjuster's license but have no experience with catastrophe claims.  The course is also ideal for those who have completed 1 or 2 deployments but struggled and now need help.   

This course starts with a 2 day dedicated Xactimate estimating software training session, followed by 8 days of content-rich training on building materials, proper scoping sequence, damage assessment, calculations, relevant policy review, and claim file requirements (e.g. reporting) as per common insurance company claim guidelines.  Fee schedules, deployment issues, cycle time mechanics, customer service, and the business of adjusting are also discussed in this course.  Focus of the class will be on estimating residential construction for roofing (asphalt shingles), exteriors, and some crucial interior components.  The class will feature of mix of lecture and writing estimates.  Attendees will receive a copy of the E-book, Catastrophe Adjusting, by Trent Massey.  Examinations are given and a final passing grade of 80 or higher is required to pass.  

Prerequisites:  Learners must be sponsored by an employer (insurer, adjusting company, construction company, or other) to attend this class.  The class is an open class though as all attendees do not have to be sponsored by the same employer.  Learners will use Xactimate in the class and must bring their own laptops with the software already installed.  The instructor will not install Xactimate on anyone's laptop.  It is not required but recommended that learners possess some basic knowledge of residential construction.  Prior claim experience is not required.  Class size is limited to 8 students due to the demanding nature of this course.  This course is for serious new adjusters only who have no experience but a strong desire to succeed.  This class is not like any other catastrophe class offered by any competitor. 

 

Added Benefits:  Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided each day with this course.    

Instructor:  Trent Massey 

Tuition:   $1,000 per learner.   Minimum class size is 4.  

Dates:   Please check back for future class dates due to Covid 19. 

Please note that this class runs 8 am to 5 pm each day.  

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Xactimate - 3 Days

Course Description: This Xactimate class is a live 3-day course intended for individuals with no Xactimate experience.  The course is ideal for new property staff adjusters, new independent property adjusters, new reconstruction or restoration estimators, new roofing sales, and more.   ​The course spends 3 days on Xactimate beginning with learning the program features leading up to sketching and writing estimates.  The course covers settings, creating headings, disclaimers, creating a project, line item entries, sketching roofs and floorplans, using search tools, how to import third party apps, enter photos, and print estimates.  Learners will write interior and exterior practice estimates.   Finally,  we limit the class size to a maximum of 8 students which is an ideal environment for learning. 

Prerequisites:  All learners must bring their own laptops with Xactimate software already installed.  The instructors will not install Xactimate on any attendee’s laptop.    

Added Benefit:  Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided each day. 

Instructor:  Trent Massey

Tuition:  $250 per learner.  Minimum class size is 3.  

 

Dates:   Please check back for future dates due to Covid 19. 

​Class runs 8 am to 4 pm each day. 

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Refund Policy:

Adjusters & Contractors Performance Training will offer a refund (up to the amount pre-paid) if we cancel a course for any reason.  We are not responsible for any costs associated with travel or other expenses. 

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Adjusters and Contractors Performance Training 

500 Grapevine Hwy 

Suite 414

Hurst, Texas 76054

817-849-2722

info@adjustersandcontractors.com

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