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0 Replies and 3526 Views Nationwide Flood Certification  3526  0 Started by  kluker@mediacombb.net I only know of one outfit, Evan's Claims in Texas that does.  CNC in Mobile, AL states on their website that they offer the training, but I did not see a date on the calender for it.  I believe Wardlaw is offering the Nationwide Commercial Certification.    Kevin  
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01/28/2013 1:51 AM
33 Replies and 45610 Views The best Xactimate training manual I have ever seen  45610  33 Started by  keithb1222
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So many of us are looking for the best training schools, unfortunately with so little work out there our pockets are getting very lean and can't afford those $500.00 classes.&160; &160;I&160;recently purchased what I think is the best self study Xactimate 25 manual I have ever seen. This book has 377 pages and I was able to teach myself the software.&160; I just wanted to let everyone know that there is a cheaper alternative out there. The web site is&160;www.learnxactimate.com&160; Good ...
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by  olderthendirtJump to last post
01/06/2013 10:57 AM
3 Replies and 10708 Views State Farm Certification Advice...  10708  3 Started by  bluesurf I recently decided to pursue a switch to IA after a background as a State Farm Agent and Financial Advisor. Though a family connection I was accepted at Pilot and I've registered for the State Farm Certification IDL on March 13th. While Pilot has provided me the following packets: a Training Price List, Estimatics study guide, and Policy. I am at a bit of a loss on how best to prepare myself for the Estimatics portion. I feel as though with my background explaining coverages and some time spen...
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by  DStin214Jump to last post
01/04/2013 11:53 AM
2 Replies and 4895 Views State Farm Exam Format  4895  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 4533 Views Which is the best path for Xactware certification in 2012  4533  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 7209 Views 4cast Claims LLC  7209  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 23553 Views STATE FARM IDL/CERTIFICATION QUESTION  23553  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 4238 Views Additional 2012 Flood Certification Workshops  4238  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 4296 Views Different types of policies for property  4296  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 3776 Views Lvl II Roof Specific Rope Access Training Program  3776  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 4833 Views State Farm certification vs. PTC?  4833  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 7268 Views Recently obtained my 0520 INDEPENEDENT ADJ-ALL LINES LICENSE BY THE STATE OF FLA  7268  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 ... :false
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by  Roy EstesJump to last post
05/11/2012 11:06 PM
2 Replies and 3931 Views CADO quizzes  3931  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 4592 Views On the job training New to the field  4592  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 4362 Views carreer change  4362  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 3589 Views Where to go, What to do?  3589  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 4677 Views Pilot Evaluation Class Ladder Climb  4677  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 4462 Views Starting the process for claims adjusting  4462  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 4305 Views !Cheep! All Lines Texas License Course and Test  4305  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 5264 Views new to the industry  5264  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
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