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2 Replies and 4727 Views State Farm Exam Format  4727  2 Started by  MARodriguez Hello fellow piers.  I recently paid the $250 and enrolled with Worley to take the State Farm Cert exam in March.  My 5 years of experience is mainly on the contracting side of things, working closely with adjusters in CAT storms for predominantly hail and wind.  The study guide for the exam is vague at best.  It is obvious that there is a certain techniques or methods that SF uses in calculating measurements.  I am aware that the exam is multiple choice format, but dont...
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by  pondmanJump to last post
01/04/2013 11:42 AM
4 Replies and 4416 Views Which is the best path for Xactware certification in 2012  4416  4 Started by  Banyan Rider I have searched through the site but didn't get a clear answer as to the best method to be certified on XM8 27.* in 2012. I've read that experience on a paying claim is the best way but other options are: Xactware Classroom  Xactware Virtual Classroom Xactware self-paced or Disc-based Third Party courses taught by certified Xactware Experts Webinar training (like Adjusterstraining or CiscoWebex) Or Books purchased online Can anyone help me steer clear of ...
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by  pondmanJump to last post
01/04/2013 10:53 AM
11 Replies and 7064 Views 4cast Claims LLC  7064  11 Started by  EvilMonkey I have been contacted by 4cast Claims, LLC out of Stephenville, TX in regards to working claims for them. The catch is that I have to pay $685.00 for a 3 day mandatory certification course to work claims for them.  Does this sound right I've never really heard anything good about having to pay a company to work for them. I have not been able to find any negative information on the company or positive information on the internet or through the BBB. Do anybody have any information or experie...
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by  DogAdjusterJump to last post
12/04/2012 1:29 PM
20 Replies and 22690 Views STATE FARM IDL/CERTIFICATION QUESTION  22690  20 Started by  jsparis81483
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&160; MY BUDDY AND I RECENTLY GOT OUR TEXAS ALL-LINES LICENSE AND ARE HEADED TO ALABAMA FOR A STATE FARM CERTIFICATION CLASS AND TEST FOR AN ADJUSTING FIRM. ANY INSIGHT TO WHAT WE MIGHT NEED TO FOCUS ON STUDYING TO PASS THIS TEST THEY SAID IT HAS A HIGH FAIL RATE BUT IF WE WERE TO PASS THERE WOULD BE IMMEDIATE DEPLOYMENT. THANKS FOR ANY INFORMATION AND/OR HELP! &160; JAMES
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by  jsparis81483Jump to last post
10/14/2012 5:54 PM
6 Replies and 4162 Views Additional 2012 Flood Certification Workshops  4162  6 Started by  airborne82 Does anyone know what firms have been authorized to offer an additional Flood Cert Workshop in 2012 preferably somewhere close to the Isaac storm site NFIP Certification Training Workshop
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by  olderthendirtJump to last post
09/15/2012 11:50 PM
6 Replies and 4175 Views Different types of policies for property  4175  6 Started by  rwheeling I have been adjusting for a year now.  I am 'ok' with H03 policy but want to learn more about all the different policies on the property side of adjusting.  Vale is the only place that I have found that talks about teaching policy information.  My background is from the restoration side of the business before I switched to IA.  I have my Met, USAA, and Florida Citizens certifications.  I am just looking to learn more about policy differences to be the best I can be. My ...
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
07/13/2012 11:40 PM
0 Replies and 3593 Views Lvl II Roof Specific Rope Access Training Program  3593  0 Started by  Catsvstrained Level II “Competent Person” Roof Specific Rope Access Training:   Fall 2012 will mark the beginning of acooperative effort between Catastrophe Career Specialties LLC and  Texas A&M  University to provide Roof Specific Level II /'Competent Person' Rope Access training. Those who complete this course will becapable of fulfilling a managed fall protection leadership role for:   ·       Development andimplementation ...
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07/02/2012 7:57 AM
3 Replies and 4751 Views State Farm certification vs. PTC?  4751  3 Started by  Pwrhusker Everyone, I'm trying to make adjusting my career and not just another gig.  I have done my class room training for my all-lines Texas license plus I have about a year of field training.  I have also got onto a roster but since I'm 'Green' they're still gun shy about assigning me claims.  I'm trying to decide between these two additional certifications any and all advice would be great. Thanks
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by  MedulusJump to last post
06/14/2012 4:41 PM
5 Replies and 7080 Views Recently obtained my 0520 INDEPENEDENT ADJ-ALL LINES LICENSE BY THE STATE OF FLA  7080  5 Started by  missmiami64 I recently obtained my license and am new to this field. I have extensive work experience in numerous areas however never in the insruance field. I am ready to to get 'hands' on training and looking for the best way to get my info out there yet avoding any scams. I reside in the Brevard County area and looking to get work in the area, preferrable evenings and or weekends as I am employed full time and not yet ready to leap 100 over to my new field of expertise. Any help with contacts, etc. wil ...
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by  Roy EstesJump to last post
05/11/2012 11:06 PM
2 Replies and 3843 Views CADO quizzes  3843  2 Started by  Kevin Farmer The question on your quiz is what is a base flood  You show the correct answer as being the first time water touches your house The NFIP General Property Form describes BASE FLOOD: A flood having a one percent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any given year. Any thoughts
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by  LelandJump to last post
05/03/2012 7:53 PM
3 Replies and 4512 Views On the job training New to the field  4512  3 Started by  diamond5 I am new to the field and can work from home..&160; I have i believe uploaded my resume any that can recommened a worthy company that make good money. Please let me know I am thankful in advance. I am a single mom and dont have funds to throw out ahead of time. contact me at fairydustlendinggmail.com as well thanks
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by  tincup1213Jump to last post
04/30/2012 11:41 PM
1 Replies and 4276 Views carreer change  4276  1 Started by  wagonmaster I know I’m asking the same question that many others have, but here it goes... I am in the process of changing careers. Breaking into the ins. adjusting career is something that I have considered but never acted on, however I feel now that it is a necessity. I am currently living in Louisiana, however we are going to be relocating to Alabama at the end of summer. From what I have been able to learn so far is that I need to get the Tx. non-res all lines license, then I can get the Alabama ...
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
04/05/2012 9:52 PM
3 Replies and 3492 Views Where to go, What to do?  3492  3 Started by  RKelley Hi all,  I want to thank those of you that are putting the time and effort into helping 'newbies' like myself trying to break into the field of CAT adjusting.  Now onto the meat of this post. A little background on me:  I have several years of experience in the construction industry, mostly as a trainer for precision concrete placement equipment. I took great pride in What I was able to teach and pass on. After an unfortunate accident I can no longer stand on re-bar for 14-1...
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by  LelandJump to last post
04/03/2012 12:41 AM
5 Replies and 4589 Views Pilot Evaluation Class Ladder Climb  4589  5 Started by  mtgbiker Other than scaling the latter during the climb, what other tasks does the trainer request during this process
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by  okclarrydJump to last post
03/22/2012 4:05 PM
2 Replies and 4386 Views Starting the process for claims adjusting  4386  2 Started by  pilot92 I am making a career change on the advice of a friend that does this and can help get my foot in. My experience is 20 years in construction and I had a business doing home insurance jobs from broken pipes in the winter when owners are away, fire, etc.&160; I estimated these jobs for my company and negotiated the contracts as a subcontractor for the repair company. Basically, I have some real world experience on what needs to be done at least on those types of jobs, but would need to learn mu...
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by  jccarlosJump to last post
03/07/2012 11:24 AM
1 Replies and 4188 Views !Cheep! All Lines Texas License Course and Test  4188  1 Started by  Hazium &160; Long story short. &160;I started on a course at 360 training to get my Texas license and half way through my Career path drastically changed. &160;I've put the account on Ebay for purchase. &160;So if you are looking to get liscensed in Texas and need to take and course/test I'm selling an account at a fraction of the cost. &160;I've spoken with a manager at 360 training and they have no problem transfering account information. &160;Originial course cost $279 &160;I'm getting rid o...
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by  jccarlosJump to last post
03/07/2012 11:22 AM
4 Replies and 5039 Views new to the industry  5039  4 Started by  Jessi43141 I have been looking at different online courses and am very confused. I want to do daily and cat claims and everything points me to Florida or Texas for training and licensing, but I live in NC.  NC courses are not offering any actual training classes, just a short study course to pass my exam, I do not feel that I want to have a license and not have any knowledge,  but I was told to obtain my license in NC then obtain FL or TX..
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by  jccarlosJump to last post
03/07/2012 11:17 AM
5 Replies and 5351 Views State Farm Certification for 2012  5351  5 Started by  tduck   Does anyone know when the next State Farm Certification course is offered By whom and where  I have read there was one in Alabama in September 2011, would someone please share who put this course on and where in Alabama it was held  Thank you for your assistance. tduck  
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by  netlogicsJump to last post
02/14/2012 3:21 PM
3 Replies and 3758 Views Desk Assignments  3758  3 Started by  debcutchshaw Is it common for someone from a conracting firm to contact an adjuster about a possible desk assignment that would not take place for possibly another month  I have tried following up on this and I never hear back from this person - they won't respond to my emails or return my phone calls and they're the ones that contacted me to begin with.  Is this common
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by  stormcrowJump to last post
02/12/2012 10:25 AM
1 Replies and 3294 Views Louisiana Citizens Property Ins Co offers $80 Million to settle Class suit on Katrina / Rita Claim handling delays on 2/9/12  3294  1 Started by  Dimechimes Settlement negotiations continue in a class action lawsuit involving Citizens Insurance of Louisiana over imposed fines of $100 million plus as a result of claim handling delays post Katrina and Rita. Yesterday, Citizens offered $80 million to resolve this case after the US Supreme Court refused their motion to delay settlement. For links to many articles with the history and summary of the latest negotiations, here is a blog update: http://dimechimes.wordpress.com/201...urricanes/
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by  okclarrydJump to last post
02/11/2012 7:54 PM
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