Property Technical Certification I
The New Standard in Claims Adjusting. The Property Technical Certification (PTCs I, II, & III) Program fills a longstanding void in the property claims industry by defining a rigorous standard of knowledge and technical proficiency for property adjusters. Begin with PTC I and make yourself an indispensable claims professional.
PTC I - Core Property Adjusting Principles
The Property Technical Certification I is an assessment-based technical certificate program for the property claims industry. The PTC I provides online coursework and training to learners to build their property technical knowledge, skills, and competencies, standardizing the knowledge required to properly estimate property claims.
The Property Technical Certification I - Core Property Adjusting Principles is comprised of the following 12 online modules (view curriculum detail):
- Cause and Origin
- Claim Documentation
- Insurance Ethics
- Insurance Fraud Awareness
- Introduction to Fire Losses
- Introduction to Property Claims
- Introduction to Water Losses
- Introduction to Windstorm Losses
- Property Investigation I
- Property Investigation II
- Property Subrogation
- Scoping & Estimating
Note: Topics are presented within the context of real-life claim situations.
Property Technical Certification I Exam:
Students must achieve a grade of 70% or higher on each course Mastery Exam for each of the 12 modules above to qualify for Certification. Students WILL be allowed to retake each exam multiple times to achieve a passing score.
The PTC I is accredited for Adjuster CE hours in several states. Please click here for a state-by-state list of available credits.
PTC I - Frequently Asked Questions
What is the PTC?
A. The Property Technical Certification or PTC is an industry standardization that demonstrates that adjuster candidates are qualified when estimating property damages.
The PTC leads to adjuster development and recognition as well as improved job performance by:
- Increasing the hiring of properly trained property technical adjusters and qualified catastrophe technicians.
- Standardizing the required knowledge for handling property claims.
- Providing recruiters and vendor managers with insight into the technical capability of prospective employees and contractors.
- Improving the professionalism of property technical claim handling.
- Improving estimate accuracy, and intra-industry relations between service providor and adjuster.
Bottom line: The PTC addresses a glaring deficiency in the property claims industry by introducing a universal standard to recognize and measure the technical proficiency of individual claims adjusters.
How do I obtain the PTC?
A. The PTC is a 100% online program that is divided into three component certifications: PTC I, II, & III.
Bottom line: Enroll now in the PTC I and take the first step towards putting your career on solid ground.
Who should pursue the PTC?
A. Any company looking to establish an effective measurement of their adjuster's technical claims proficiency.
Any individual seeking to expand their skill-set while dramatically increasing their value to a prospective employer.
Bottom line: The PTC represents an industry win-win for employers and employees alike. Any member of the property claims community should generally support and actively pursue their Property Technical Certification I, II, & III.
PTC I Price: $425
or call to register: (214) 329-9030
PTC I - Part I of III
Prerequisites: PTC I
PTC III - Interior Loss Adjusting
Prerequisites: PTC I, II
Coming Fall 2013
Why get your PTC I?
- Elevate your credibility within the claims industry.
- Demonstrate to existing and prospective employers a high-level technical skill set.
- Build confidence in your ability to accurately handle a wide variety of property claims.
- Join the ranks of an elite membership of adjusters holding the PTC I.
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