Practical Adjusting – Version 2.0


This Practical Adjusting course combines live classroom-style teaching with the online convenience.

Practical Instruction For New And Experienced Claims Adjusters

This course is packed with practical information and insider’s tips that you can only get from someone who’s been in the field.

How To Find Your First Job As An Insurance Claims Adjuster

Find the cat (catastrophe) companies who deploy adjusters to the field, how to go about applying and getting on the rosters, tips and insider information of being on the callback lists.

How Alert Levels Affect Employment Opportunity

Depending on storm activities, it varies from collecting resumes to have on file to actual deployment. Learn what these levels are and what to expect.

Tools Of The Trade

Save lost time and frustration. Know what tools and equipment you will need so you can prepare before deployment.

Insider Information From An Experienced Claims Adjuster

Your instructor is an experienced adjuster that shares personal experiences and tips to make your training as lively as being there but conveniently online.

He walks you through what to expect during your deployment, what the Independent Adjusting firms will ask you to do, what he’s seen in the past, and what to do once you get your claims.  He’ll share the rules about how long you have to initiate and complete the claim as well as how to avoid being buried in paperwork.  Learn the best information of what to do when you go to the job site, what you can or cannot say and how to go about inspecting the damage.

Build Your Confidence

This course is perfect for someone new to insurance adjusting. After you take this course, you will be more confident during your first deployment.

Additional Information

Texas CE Information

TDI Course # 112694, Classroom Equivalent

TX CE Hours

5 Hours – General CE

  • What is An Independent Adjuster?
  • Licensing and CE Requirements Required by State Insurance Departments
  • State Requirements for Working With IA Firms
  • Responsibility of Adjusters During Catastrophic Events
  • Where to Find Help When Adjusting Claims
  • Using Adjuster Tools to Adjust Claims Properly for Insured
  • Common Practice & Expectations of Claims Processing
  • Carrier Requirements for Adjusting Claims and Keeping within the Law
  • Legal Duties When Adjusting Claims
    • Initial contact requirements
    • Do’s and don’ts when speaking with insured
  • Standards Used In Adjusting Claims
    • Expectations of what makes a good claim file for the carrier
    • How to document the loss in the claim file
    • Expectations of narratives and photos in the claim file
  • IA Firm’s Responsibilities to the Independent Adjuster
    • Making sure you are treated fairly as an independent adjuster
    • What to expect from the IA firm
  • Rules for Dealing with Public Adjusters on Claims