Amcat Education Center - Adjuster Training and Continuing Education


 


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The Amcat Education Center

Amcat Adjusting Services operates an accredited training facility for all levels of insurance adjuster training and educational needs. Our goal is to train adjusters and prepare them for field operations.

Training is conducted in small classes by experienced instructors employed by Amcat. Class size is usually 15 to 20 adjusters. Courses offer real-life training necessary for a successful career in the catastrophe property adjusting field.
We are conveniently located one exit east from the North Entrance to the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport (DFW).

Click here to request more information.Questions About Our Training?
If you have any questions about our courses please call us at 800-995-1433 x 232 or 234 between the hours of 9am - 5pm Central Time. You may also contact us by clicking on the button to the right and submitting a request for more information.

Our Courses     Amcat Courses are Approved by the Texas Department of Insurance
(TDI) Provider #33337
Note:  All classes are subject to change. 
We can, at our discretion, change, reschedule or cancel classes.

Texas Adjuster
Pre-Licensing & Test
(All Lines)

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Course Dates
October 7-10
November 4-7
December 2-5

Discounts available for Licensing/Basic Property Adjusting combo packages.  Call 800-995-1433 for reservations and information. Discount rates not available online.

A four (4) day course that broadly teaches insurance policie, insurance regulation and law.

The information taught in this classroom-style course is necessary for adjusters to learn in order to pass the Texas state licensing exam, administered on the last day of the class.  Benefits of a live classroom include one-on-one discussions with experienced instructors and interaction with other students.  This course satisfies all Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) requirements. 
No additional courses or tests are necessary to get your license if you complete this course.

NON-TEXAS STUDENTS - Your state of residence may have special requirements. Please call the Amcat Education Department 800-995-1433 ext. 232 for assistance.

Course Price: $300

Basic Property Adjusting
with Software


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Course Dates
October 13-17
November 10-14
December 8-12

Discounts available for Licensing/Basic Property Adjusting combo packages.  Call 800-995-1433 for reservations and information. Discount rates not available online.

A five (5) day course developed for new adjusters entering the profession.

Upon completion of this course, students will understand what is required to handle catastrophe claims anywhere in the United States.  Topics include how to get on a roster, rules of deployment, policy and carrier guidelines, material ID, adjuster tools, calculating roof/exterior/interior measurements, inspection techniques, estimate writing, and more.

This course gives an honest view of what adjusting is all about. Passing this class can potentially earn you a spot on the Amcat roster.

25 hours CE credit
Course Price: $700

Basic Property Adjusting Refresher

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You must call for reserved seating in this course: 800-995-1433  Ext 232

This three (3) day training is designed by invitation only for students that have attended our Basic Property Adjusting class. This Refresher course reinforces skills introduced in Basic and presents another opportunity for roster recommendation. Space is limited.

18 hours CE credit.
Course Price: $150

Xactimate Software

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Course Dates
September 22-23
October 20-21
November 17-18
December 15-16

A fast paced two (2) day course covering the basics of sketch, line item estimating, reports, and documentation through hands-on training. A great class to take if you are upgrading from older versions of XM8 to 28.

Although we focus on the needs of the Property Adjuster, this course is for anyone who utilizes the Xactimate software in their daily profession. 

Basic computer skills are a must.

14 Hours CE Credit
Course Price: $200

Xactimate Power Estimating
Using Version 28


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Course Dates
To be announced

 

An ADVANCED fast paced, two (2) day course designed for the experienced Xactimate user.  Achieve greater speed and accuracy in claims-handling through project menus, mapping systems, templates, macros, tokens, advanced sketch techniques, graphical estimating, and more.

Xactimate experience is an absolute must. 14 hours CE credit
Course Price: $200

Xactimate
Advanced Sketch


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Course Dates
To be announced

An advanced one (1) day course designed for the student that wants to take their sketching ability to the next level. Learn tricks and features you won't find in other classes. Upon completion, you will be amazed at how much you didn't know about sketching in Xactimate!
Xactimate experience is an absolute must.

8 hours CE credit
Course Price: $100

Symbility Software

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Course Dates
To be announced

This two (2) day course is a full presentation of Symbility Mobile Claims and Claims Connect.  Instruction will start with the Basics leading into Advanced Instruction covering sketch, line item estimating, reports, documentation and more.  

14 hours CE credit.
Course Price: $200

Flood Adjusting
A two (2) day course is designed for the experienced property adjuster.

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Course dates
To be announced

This two (2) day training course consists of policy interpretation, inspection techniques, photo procedures, XactContents, flood forms and the proper way to write a flood claim using Xactimate.  Adjusters will perform an inspection of a mock flooded house and write a complete claim based off their scope notes and photos.  Learn what they don’t teach you at the NFIP certification!

THIS IS NOT AN NFIP CERTIFICATION – ADJUSTERS MUST OBTAIN NFIP CERTIFICATION BEFORE FLOOD FILES WILL BE ASSIGNED

14 hours CE credit.
Course Price: $200

Amcat Adjuster Evaluation

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By Appointment only.
Please call for an appointment.

Call 800-995-1433 x 232 or 234 to schedule an appointment.
There is no cost for the evaluation.

This one (1) day evaluation is designed for the adjuster interested in the possibility of becoming an independent adjuster with Amcat. 

Adjusters must pass a written test and be able to submit a complete claim from start-to-finish based on specific guidelines and settings.  A positive evaluation will result in an offer of an Amcat contract and a spot on our roster. 
If an applicant has no previous training or background as a property adjuster we suggest you begin with our Basic Property Adjusting course.

Our goal is to have the best adjusters in the business - and at Amcat, opportunities start and continue with education.

Texas Adjuster Ethics
Residential Property Claims

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Course Dates
To be announced

Texas Licensed Property Adjusters are required to renew their license every two years by completing 30 hours of Continuing Education.  Two of the required hours must focus on the ethical practices and responsibilities of the adjuster. 

This course will provide the Ethics hours required toward renewal of the Texas All Lines and Texas P & C Adjuster’s license.

2 hours CE credit
Course Price: $30

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Certification (TWIA)

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TWIA provides basic wind and hail insurance coverage for Gulf Coast property owners.

In order to work losses for TWIA, an adjuster must have a Texas license, work through an approved adjusting firm, and attend a yearly TWIA certification class.  This training provides four (4) Continuing Education credits, through TWIA, toward renewal of your Texas Adjuster’s license.

TWIA has partnered with 2021 Training to provide all online adjuster certification courses.
4 hours CE credit

Course Price:  $55

Roof Specific Rope Access Training / Authorized Person Certification

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Course Dates
September 23-24
October 7-8
October 25-26
November 6-7
November 20-21

This two (2) day course is designed for independent property adjusters to learn how to eliminate 99% of the risk associated with climbing high, steep & slippery roofs.

This class is offered through Catastrophe Career Specialties, LLC, in Montgomery, TX.  A catered lunch is provided both days.
16 hours CE credit

Course Price: $650

 

NFIP Certification

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Course Dates
To be announced.

This course is the officially sanctioned certification workshop for the National Flood Insurance Program.

This workshop is designed to provide adjusters with comprehensive introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program and the federal laws and rules surrounding the application of coverage and loss adjustment principles.

This is an annual certification required to handle/adjust claims on behalf of NFIP and the “Write Your Own” carriers authorized by the NFIP. 
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