We Help New Independent Adjusters & Auto Damage Appraisers Get Work in Days... Not Months

With the IA Path Level 3 Mentorship 1 Year Mentorship & Certification Bundle for Independent Adjusters & Auto Damage Appraisers

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds

Most Companies Have 2-5 Year Experience Requirements... Do You Meet It?

If You Don’t Already Have Experience You Are…

Hoping for a Chance
Waiting on the Weather
Running Out of Money
Playing Adjuster Lottery

That all leads to frustration as you are waiting for someone to give you a shot. We don’t want that for you. IA Path has helped thousands of new adjusters get to work. Our path will work for you too.

What Companies Recognize the IA Path Certifications?

40+ Independent Appraisal & Adjusting Firms Waive the 2-5 Year Experience If You Have This Certification, Here are Some of Them

Get Work or Get Paid, Guaranteed

IA Path Guarantees if you enroll in our Level 3 Mentorship you’ll get work opportunities within 60 days of graduation or we’ll pay you $1000/mo. until you get work opportunities.*

How Does the IA Path Certifications Work?

Training

You start off learning the foundations of auto damage appraising and estimating. Everything from the parts of the vehicle, estimating software, to how to perform your job. You can train any time of day. We've made it on-demand to fit any schedule.

Certification

You'll complete claim scenarios that you'll receive 1 on 1 feedback from your instructor. Once you've successfully proven you can properly close a claim to industry expectations, IA Path will certify and introduce you to 40+ IA Firms that waive the 2-5 year experience requirement.

Working

Most graduates get work within 30 days of graduation. As you get claims, you will have access to all training materials and the IA Path mentors so you can ask any questions you have about any claim so you look like a veteran from your first day. This isn't a course, it is a 1 year mentorship.

What 7 Adjuster Certifications are Included with the IA Path Level 3 Mentorship Bundle?

IA Path Auto Collision Damage Certification
Auto Collision Damage Certification
IA Path CCC One LVL 1 Certification
IA Path CCC One Level 1 Certification
IA Path CCC One LVL 2 Certification
IA Path Auto Hail Damage Certification
IA Path Auto Flood Damage Certification
IA Path Auto Flood Damage Certification
IA Path Heavy Equipment Certification
IA Path RV Certification
IA Path RV, 5th Wheel, Travel Trailer Certification

What Type of Claims Will I Be Certified to Handle After I Complete All of the Included IA Path Certifications?

Auto Collision Damage (LVL 1)

You’ll be able to handle claims from the 14,386 accidents that happen each day plus all of types of collision damage that occurs.

Auto Hail Damage (LVL 2)
auto hail damage claims

Hail damages millions of of properties and cars each year. Learn how to inspect and write an estimate for them.

Auto Flood/Water Damage (LVL 2)
Auto flood damage

Flood vehicles, stalled engines, water intrusion, you’ll be able to handle all types off auto water claims.

Construction Equipment (LVL 3)
Construction Equipment

Orange and yellow construction equipment such as backhoes, drills, bulldozers, cranes

Semi Truck & Trailers (LVL 3)
Semi Truck and Trailer

Commercial truck & trailer claims, also known as inland marine or semi truck and trailer claims

Recreational Vehicles (LVL 3)
Recreational Vehicle

Recreational vehicles of all kinds such as RV’s, campers, fifth wheels, travel trailers, school buses

Farm Equipment (LVL 3)
Farm Equipment

Green farm equipment also know as agricultural equipment such as combines, tractors, plows

Non-Traditional Equipment (LVL 3)
Hot Dog Cart

Hot dog carts, food trucks, concession stands, e-bikes, we’ve seen it all inspected and will show you how.

What Are the IA Path Steps the 1 Year Mentorship Will Guide Me Through?

First, we'll get you working with daily auto claims (because a working adjuster tends to keep working) & then help you get established with heavy equipment and speciality claims.

Here are the steps we'll guide you through.

*NOTE* Any certifications not included your bundle in Phase 3 must be purchased separately & are not included. They are only listed as a representation of options you'll have once you are established & working in the industry.
The 7 Steps to Become an Independent Insurance Adjuster

What All Is Included in the IA Path
Level 3 Mentorship & Certification Bundle?

Experience Requirements Waived with 40+ IA Firms

You'll earn the IA Path Auto Damage Collision Certification, the most respected auto damage certification, in the independent adjusting and appraising industry. This is what gets the 2-5 year experience requirement waived with 40+ IA Firms. - $3000 value

Adjuster Licensing & Exam Prep

We provide adjuster or appraiser licensing training for your state or your designated home state license. (if your state doesn't require a license) Through the pre-licensing and exam prep you'll be ready to ace your adjuster licensing test. - $300 value

Auto Damage Inspection & Estimating Training

The Auto Damage Collision Masterclass is 20+ hours of high-quality video training that is on-demand and fits your schedule. You'll learn everything about how to be a successful auto damage appraiser of adjuster. - $2500 value

Personal Endorsement from IA Path & Chris Stanley

Upon graduation you will receive a personal endorsement from Chris Stanley and IA Path that you are competent and ready to work. Great for resumes, LinkedIn, and references. - $1000 value

Weekly Face to Face Mentorship & Community

Each Thursday you'll have access to a live virtual classroom where you can get support, questions answered, and watch an IA Path instructor write an estimate live. You get to see how it's done and ask questions. Plus as a certification student you get access to the archive of past Livewrites. - $1200 value

Mentorship and a Help Room For When You Need It Most

You'll have direct access to IA Path Mentors & graduates to get help with your claims, get advice in your career, and never be alone. 1 year access is included in with the certification and if you can renew year after year. - $1000 value

Claim Scenarios & Practice Estimates

This homework is the shortcut for you to know what you are doing right and wrong. When you are done you’ll write estimates like a veteran. No one will be able to tell you are new when they look at your estimates. Plus we have an archive of bonus practice estimates so you can write to your hearts content. - $750 value

CCC One Estimating Software Training

Learn everything you need to know about writing auto damage estimates in the industry leading auto estimating software, CCC One. The Advanced CCC One Masterclass walks you through everything including setting up your system, writing estimates, to closing claims, you'll be a CCC One pro. Insurance carriers, IA firms, and body shops use CCC One. - $500 value

IA Path CCC One Certification LVL 1 & 2​

You'll have the opportunity to prove you are competent with this estimating software. Level 1 certification tests your competency with the fundamentals of CCC One. Level 2 tests your speed at writing hail damage estimates. - $1500 value

Access to Estimating Software

You'll gain access to the CCC One estimating software so you can practice writing estimates, turn in your homework, and prove you are ready for work. - $500 value

Mitchell Estimating Software Training

You'll also have access to the Mitchell Crash Course that shows you how to use the second leading estimating software, Mitchell. We'll teach you the foundations of writing estimates in the software that some major insurance carriers, shops, and IA firms are using. - $300 value

Catastrophic Hail Deployment Opportunities​

Get opportunities for hail deployments by earning the Auto Hail Damage Certification. Earn opportunities reserved for veterans by getting the 2-5 year experience requirement waived with catastrophic and PDR companies! - $2000 value

Catastrophic Flood Deployment Opportunities

Earn the opportunity to deploy to catastrophic flood events with the IA Path Auto Flood Damage Certification. Prove you know how to handle flodo claims like a pro so IA Firms will waive the 2-5 year experience requirement for catastrophic auto flood deployments! - $1200 value

Auto Hail Masterclass

You'll learn how to handle auto hail claims like a pro. Whether you want to head out to catastrophic deployments or you live in a hail prone area, this course will give you the tools to succeed. Videos only, no certification. - $500 value

Auto Flood Zone

Handling flood claims is totally different than collision or hail. You'll know exactly how to write these estimates and be able to complete them FAST. Videos only, no certification. - $500 value

Adjuster Resume Help

You'll have access to the Adjuster's Resume Masterclass plus as a certification student, Chris Stanley, the co-author of the Adjuster's Resume Playbook, will review your resume and offer improvement advice upon request. - $450 value

Ability to Earn 4x to 10x Per File With Heavy Equipment

Your income potential won't be capped by how many auto claims you can squeeze into a day. Heavy Equipment claims pay higher flat fees and time & expense rates than standard auto. The invoices for heavy equipment rival that of property claims. - $3000 value

On-Demand Heavy Equipment Damage Appraisals Inspection & Estimating Training

The Heavy Equipment Appraisals Masterclass is 20+ hours of high-quality video training that is on-demand and fits your schedule. You'll learn everything about how to handle heavy equipment, semi truck and trailer, construction equipment, and farm equipment claims. - $2500 value

On-Demand RV, Fifth Wheel, Motorhome, Camper, and Travel Trailer Damage Appraisals Training

With the RV, Travel Trailer, and 5th Wheel Masterclass you'll be able to handle all types of damaged recreational vehicle claims. You'll have access to recommended pricing guide and templates that are only available to IA Path Certified students. - $1000 value

Adjustrite Estimating Software Training

Learn everything you need to know about writing heavy equipment and RV claims using the Adjustrite estimating software. The Adjustrite Crash Course walks you through everything including setting up your system, writing estimates, to closing claims, you'll be an Adjustrite pro. Insurance carriers, IA firms, and body shops use and often require use of Adjustrite with heavy equipment and RV claims. - $500 value

Free Access to Adjustrite Estimating Software

You'll gain access to the Adjustrite heavy equipment and RV estimating software so you can practice writing estimates, turn in your homework, and prove you are ready for work. As an IA Path Student you get a bonus number of credits to write live claims with the software so you can earn back your investment handling heavy equipment claims before you ever have to pay money for software. - $500 value

BONUS: IA Path Appraiser Field Case & Starter Kit*

For those that pay in full, get this handmade field case made exclusively for IA Path Auto Damage IA's. Available when you purchase in full. (not available with payment plans) - $300 value

Starter Kit includes, 
– IA Path Appraiser Field Case
– Keson Pocket Rod
– IA Path Digital Starter Kit Thumb drive
– Write in Rain Notebook
– Write in Rain Pencil
– IA Path Hail Sizer Magnets
– IA Path Damage Arrow Magnets

Total Value $25,000

Your Tuition Cost = $4,997

Payment Options

$2000 Down Payment + $250/mo. for 12 Months

*Easy Path Payment Plan Details

Unlock Your Future in Independent Adjusting with Our Easy Path Payment Plan

At IA Path, we’re deeply committed to ensuring our comprehensive Level 1-3 Program is within reach for aspiring independent auto insurance adjusters everywhere. We recognize that stepping into this career path represents a significant investment in your future, and we’re here to support that journey from start to success.

Introducing the Easy Path Payment Plan, crafted with your financial freedom and career aspirations in mind.

For the very first time, we’re making it possible for you to enroll in our renowned program with an initial down payment of just $2,000. But the support doesn’t stop there – to ease your path into this fulfilling career even further, you can distribute the remainder of your tuition into manageable monthly installments of just $250 over 12 months.

Here’s What the Easy Path Payment Plan Offers You:

  • Immediate Access: Embark on your training journey without the burden of an upfront financial commitment. Begin learning, growing, and paving your way to a future as an independent adjuster today.
  • Spread the Cost: We’ve made it simpler to budget for your education and certification. With our manageable monthly payments, your focus can remain on learning, not on financial worries.
  • Full Program Access: Opting for the Easy Path Payment Plan doesn’t mean you get less. You’ll gain complete access to our Level 1-3 Program, encompassing mentorship from seasoned industry professionals, extensive training materials, and the sought-after certifications recognized by employers in the field.
  • A Sure Path to Success: Our curriculum is designed to do more than educate; it’s meant to place you in the workforce. Backed by our robust industry connections and our Safe Path Guarantee, we’re committed to not just certifying you, but ensuring you get work opportunities.

Are You Ready to Embark on This Journey?

Choosing IA Path means selecting a career path filled with independence, flexibility, and the profound satisfaction of aiding others in their times of need. With the introduction of our Easy Path Payment Plan, there’s never been an easier time to get started.

Enroll Now and take the definitive step towards a fulfilling career as an independent auto insurance adjuster.

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IA Path Auto Damage Certification Syllabus & Core Curriculum

Auto Collision Damage Certification 
(required to earn certification)

  • Module 1 – Homework
    1. Building Blocks of an Estimate
    2. BOOK: Auto Adjuster’s Playbook
    3. CLASS #1: Auto Damage Certification
    4. Things You’ll Need to Purchase for Class
    5. HOMEWORK #1: Request
    6. Login to Claim Leader
    7. Ask a Question + Status Your File
    8. Take Photos of a Vehicle
    9. Login to Mitchell
    10. Write an Estimate Using These Photos
    11. Upload PDF Estimate & Photos to Claim Leader
    12. Name Your Business and Obtain an EIN (Optional)
    13. Create Your LLC/Business (Optional)
    14. Set Up a Business Bank Account (Optional)
    15. Obtain Proper Insurance (Optional)
  • Module 1 – Videos
    1. Parts of The Vehicle Part 1: Parts on the Front of the Vehicle
    2. Repair Operations Pt. 1: Replace & Remove and Install
    3. Replacement Part Types
    4. Repair Operations Pt. 2: Repair & Refinish
    5. Repair Hours Guide – How to Determine Repair Hours
    6. Vehicle Owner
  • Module 2 – Homework
    1. CLASS #2: Auto Damage Certification
    2. What All Comes With An “LKQ ASSEMBLY”?
    3. HOMEWORK #2: Request
    4. Take Photos of a Vehicle
    5. Write Estimate in Mitchell
    6. Upload Photos & Estimate to Claim Leader
    7. Set Up Your Email (Optional)
    8. Set Up Your LinkedIn Profile (Optional)
    9. Create or Update Your Resume (Optional)
  • Module 2 – Videos
    1. Inspection Guide Part 2: Scoping & Damage Notes
    2. Quick Scoping Tips & Examples
    3. Parts of The Vehicle Part 2: Parts on the Side of the Vehicle
    4. Sublet Repair
    5. The People at the Appraisal Company
    6. Assignment Sheet
    7. Parts of The Vehicle Part 3: The Rear of the Vehicle
    8. Scheduling Your Days Work
    9. The Appointment Setting Call
    10. The People at the Body Shop
    11. Writing the Estimate (in CCC One)
  • Module 3 – Homework
    1. CLASS #3: Auto Damage Certification
    2. REPLAY: How to Use the IA Path Auto Appraiser Inspection Guide
    3. HOMEWORK #3: Request
    4. Write Scope Notes
    5. Write the Estimate in Mitchell off Your Scope Notes
    6. Add Your Scope Notes, Estimate, and the Photos to Claim Leader
    7. Determine Your Coverage Area (Optional)
    8. Create Your Coverage Zip Code List (Optional)
    9. Determine Your Rates/Fee Schedule (Optional)
    10. Contact Estimating Software CCC One (Optional)
  • Module 3 – Videos
    1. Parts of the Vehicle Pt 4: Parts on the Inner Structure of the Vehicle
    2. The Inspection Conversation
    3. Scoping Multiple Areas of Damage
    4. Breaking Down an Estimate
    5. Parts of the Vehicle Pt 5: Parts on the Interior of the Vehicle
    6. Air Bags
    7. Total Loss Process
    8. Total Loss Forms
    9. LiveWrite – LT Rear Frame and Bed – 2011 Ford Ranger
  • Module 4 – Homework
    1. CLASS #4: Auto Damage Certification
    2. HOMEWORK #4: Request
    3. Take Photos of Vehicle
    4. Write the Estimate in Mitchell
    5. Fill Out CCC Total Loss Form
    6. Upload all Documents to Claim Leader + Fill Out Appraisal Report
    7. Personal Favor (Optional)
    8. Contact Nationwide Appraisals (Optional)
    9. Contact ACD (optional)
    10. Contact SCA (optional)
    11. Contact Claim Solutions (Optional)
  • Module 4 – Videos
    1. Receiving the Assignment
    2. Scheduling a Day’s Work
    3. The Appointment Setting Call
    4. The Inspection Conversation
    5. Taking Photos
    6. Scoping the Damage
    7. Air Bag Deployments
    8. Writing the Estimate
    9. Uploading the Claim
    10. Completing a Supplement
    11. Handling Supplement Without Re-Inspection
    12. Supplement Example
  • Week 5 – Final Testing
    1. HOMEWORK REQUEST: FINAL
    2. Your Best Contact Information
    3. Write Estimate (Guidelines & Damage Photos Incl.)
    4. Obtain an NADA Guide
    5. Upload to Claim Leader
    6. Please Rate This Course
    7. Tell Us How Many Days It Took You To Get Your First Claim!
  • Resources/References for Auto Damage Appraisals (For Use After Course Completion)
    1. Contacting Owner’s Through Text Message (Template)
    2. How To Find Labor Rates For All Zip Codes In The US
    3. Locating Salvage Bids
    4. Tire Betterment Chart
    5. Engine Betterment Chart
    6. Response to Shops Who Send Unreasonable Supplement Requests
  • Overview
  • Building Blocks of an Estimate
  • Parts of the Vehicle
    1. Parts of The Vehicle Part 1: Front
    2. Parts of The Vehicle Part 2: Side
    3. Parts of The Vehicle Part 3: Rear
    4. Parts of the Vehicle Pt 4: Inner Structure
    5. Parts of the Vehicle Pt 5: Interior
    6. Parts of the Vehicle Pt 6: Air Bags
  • Add Lesson
  • Repair Operations
    1. Repair Operations Pt. 1.1: Replace & Remove and Install
    2. Repair Operations Pt 1.2: Replacement Part Types
    3. Repair Operations Pt. 2.1: Repair & Refinish
    4. Repair Operations 2.2: Repair Hours Guide
    5. Repair Operations Pt 3.1: Sublet Repair
  • How to Inspect a Damaged Vehicle
    1. Inspecting a Vehicle Pt 1: Taking Photos of a Damaged Vehicle
    2. Inspecting a Vehicle Pt 2: Scoping & Damage Notes
    3. Inspecting a Vehicle Pt 3: Quick Scoping Tips & Examples
    4. Inspecting a Vehicle Pt 4: Scoping Multiple Areas of Damage
  • Add Lesson
  • Writing an Estimate
    1. Writing an Estimate 1.0: Writing the Estimate (in CCC One)
    2. Writing an Estimate 1.1: Total Loss Process
    3. Writing an Estimate 1.2: Total Loss Forms
    4. Writing an Estimate 1.3: Obtain an NADA Guide
    5. Writing an Estimate 1.4: Explaining an Estimate to an Owner
    6. Writing an Estimate 1.5: Completing a Supplement
    7. Writing an Estimate 1.6 Supplement Example
    8. Writing an Estimate 1.7: Handling a Supplement Without Re-Inspection
  • Add Lesson
  • The People You Work With
    1. People 1.0: Vehicle Owners
    2. People 1.1: Appraisal Company
    3. People 1.2: Insurance Company
    4. People 1.3: Body Shop
    5. People 1.4: Tow Company
    6. People 1.5: Salvage
    7. People 1.6: Valuation Company
  • Add Lesson
  • The Claim Process
    1. Claim Process 1.0: Receiving the Assignment
    2. Claim Process 1.1: The Appointment Setting Call
    3. Claim Process 1.2: Scheduling Your Days Work
    4. Claim Process 1.3: The Inspection Conversation
    5. Claim Process 1.4: Taking Photos
    6. Claim Process 1.5: Scoping the Damage on a Vehicle
    7. Claim Process 1.6: Air Bag Deployments
    8. Claim Process 1.7: Writing the Estimate
    9. Claim Process 1.8: Uploading the Claim
  • Add Lesson
  • Downloads
    1. Photo Inspection Guide
    2. Auto & Truck Inspection Guides
    3. Collision Scope Sheet
    4. Inner Structure Guide
  • Overview
  • Introduction
    1. How This Works
  • Add Lesson
  • CCC One Setup
    1. Setup & Home Screen
    2. Setup, Search, Configuring Profiles
    3. IA Profiles Rates & Rules
    4. Carrier Profiles
    5. Machine Settings
  • Add Lesson
  • CCC One Tabs (Navigation)
    1. Contacts Tab
    2. Insurance Tab
    3. Inspection Tab
    4. Vehicle Tab
    5. Rates Tab
    6. Attachments & Settlements Tab
    7. Total Loss Tab
    8. Top Bar
    9. Misc. Tabs
  • Add Lesson
  • Estimating Section
    1. Estimate Tabs
    2. 50 Yard Line
    3. Line Properties
    4. Functions
    5. Reading an Estimate
    6. Locking an Estimate
    7. Supplements
    8. Hail & PDR
  • Add Lesson
  • On-Demand IA Path CCC One Certification
    1. Class 1 Replay
    2. Class 2 Replay
    3. IA Path CCC One Level 1 Certification Test (Basic Proficiency)
    4. IA Path CCC One Level 2 Certification Test (Catastrophic Hail)
  • Standard Operations (Quick Reference)
    1. How to Replace a Part in CCC One
    2. How to Repair a Panel in CCC One
    3. How to Refinish a Panel in CCC One
    4. How to Add Blend to a Panel in CCC One
    5. How to Add a Sublet Repair in CCC One
    6. How to a Add Manual Line in CCC One
    7. How to Insert Manual Line Above a Previous Entry in CCC One
    8. How to Use Aftermarket Parts in CCC One
  • Add Lesson
  • Specific Estimate Items (Quick Reference)
    1. How to Add Hazardous Waste Removal in CCC One
    2. How to Change the Labor Rate in CCC One
    3. How to Add Corrosion Protection in CCC One
    4. How to Add Cover Car in CCC One
    5. How to Add an Estimate Note in CCC One
    6. How to Change the Tax Rate in CCC One
    7. How to Add an Appearance Allowance in CCC One
    8. How to Compare Costs in CCC One
  • Add Lesson
  • Hail & PDR Basics (Quick Reference)
    1. How to Add PDR to Any Panel in CCC One
    2. How to Add Manual, Sublet, or PDR Lines without a built-in PDR Price Matrix in CCC One
    3. How to Add an Oversized Hail Dent in CCC One
    4. How to Add Aluminum Markup to a Panel for PDR in CCC One
    5. How to Add Aluminum Markup AFTER Adding PDR in CCC One
  • Add Lesson
  • Live Writes in CCC
    1. Live Write #1
    2. Live Write #2
    3. Live Write #3
    4. Live Write #4 (Hail)
    5. Live Write #5 (Hail)
  • Add Lesson
  • Hood Standard Operations in CCC One (Quick Reference)
    1. Hood – Replace and RI – CCC
    2. Hood – Blends and RI – CCC
    3. Hood – PDR and RI 1-5 Dents – CCC
    4. Hood – PDR 6 Dents or More – CCC (Coming Soon)
    5. Hood – PDR Combo Repair 1-50 Dents and Less Cracked Paint – CCC
    6. Hood – PDR Combo Repair 51+ Dents With Cracked Paint – CCC
  • Add Lesson
  • Fender Standard Operations in CCC One (Quick Reference)
    1. Fender – Replace and RI – CCC
    2. Fender – Blend and RI – CCC
    3. Fender – PDR and RI – CCC
    4. Fender – PDR Cracked Paint Combo Repair – CCC
  • Add Lesson
  • Windshield and Cowl Standard Operations (Quick Reference)
    1. Windshield – Replace – CCC
    2. Cowl – Replace – CCC
  • Add Lesson
  • Roof Standard Operations (Quick Reference)
    1. Roof – Replace and RI for Car – CCC
    2. Roof – Replace and RI for SUV and Van – CCC
    3. Roof – PDR and RI for Car – CCC
    4. Roof – PDR and RI for SUV and Van – CCC
    5. Roof – PDR Combo Push 2 Paint Repair – CCC
  • Add Lesson
  • Roof Rails Standard Operations in CCC One (Quick Reference)
    1. Roof Rail – Repair and Blends – CCC
    2. Roof Rail – PDR – CCC
  • Add Lesson
  • Door Standard Repair Operations in CCC One (Quick Reference)
    1. Front Door – Replace and RI – CCC
    2. Front Door – Blends RI – CCC
    3. Rear Door – Replace and RI – CCC One
    4. Rear Door – Blends and RI – CCC One
    5. Front Door – PDR 1-15 Dents – CCC
    6. Front Door – PDR 16-30 Dents – CCC
    7. Front Door – PDR 31+ Dents – CCC
  • Add Lesson
  • Quarter Panel Standard Operations in CCC One (Quick Reference)
    1. Quarter Panel – Replace, Repair, Refinish, and RI – CCC
    2. Quarter Panel – Blend and RI – CCC
    3. Quarter Panel – PDR and RI – CCC
  • Add Lesson
  • Trunk and Liftgate Standard Operations in CCC One (Quick Reference)
    1. Trunk – Replace and RI – CCC
    2. Trunk – Blends and RI – CCC
    3. Trunk – PDR and RI – CCC
    4. Liftgate – PDR and RI – CCC
    5. Trunk or Liftgate – PDR Combo Repair Cracked Paint – CCC
  • Introduction
    1. What is Hail?
    2. The Pros and Cons of Being a Catastrophic Hail Adjuster
    3. Download & Templates
  • Drive-In Claim Process
    1. Catastrophic Hail Field Claims vs Drive In
    2. Drive In Workflow
    3. The Inspection Conversation
    4. Taking Photos
  • Field Claims Process
    1. Receiving the Assignment
    2. Scheduling Your Days Work
    3. Setting an Appointment
    4. The Inspection Conversation
    5. New Sessions
    6. Taking Photos
  • Scoping Hail Basics
    1. PDR – How Hail is Fixed… What is PDR?
    2. Hail Inspection Etiquette
    3. Light Bending – How to See Hail Dents
    4. Using a PDR Hail Matrix & Pricing Sheet
    5. Determining the Size of a Hail Dent
    6. Off Matrix Dents – Oversized Hail Dents
    7. Hail Scope Sheet
    8. Standard R&I
  • Scoping Hail Damage Advanced
    1. Inspecting a Panel – Light Bending
    2. Inspecting a Panel – Reflector Sheet
    3. Inspecting a Panel – Reflector Board
    4. Hail Scoping 101 (Full Scope Outside vs Inside)
    5. PDR Markups
    6. Drying a Wet Car for a Hail Damage Inspection
  • Add Lesson
  • Conventional Repair – Beyond PDR
    1. Beyond PDR Pt. 1: How to Know if It is Beyond PDR
    2. Beyond PDR Pt. 2: Determining Repair Hours
    3. Beyond PDR Pt. 3: Push 2 Repair(AKA Push to Paint) and Cracked Paint
    4. Beyond PDR – Conclusion
  •  
  • Writing the Estimate
    1. Writing the Estimate
  • Reviewing the Claim
    1. Reviewing the Claim With the Owner
  • Hail Season Orientation
    1. Session #1: Inspect Hail Like a Pro
    2. Session #2: Cash In on Cat Storms
    3. Session #3: Crush the Hail Season WITHOUT it Crushing You
    4. LIVE EVENT: How to Be Valuable as a Hail Adjuster – With Jeremy Shaw
    5. Bonus Downloads
  • BONUS: Live Trainings
    1. How to Be Right With Your Hail Repair Times
  • Overview
  • How to Complete Auto Flood Claim Inspections & Estimates
  • The Assignment (Bonus)
    1. 4 Steps to Receiving an Assignment
    2. Step 1: Review the Assignment Sheet
    3. Step 1 Continued: Review Guidelines
    4. Step 2 & 3: Map the Assignments & Optimize Route
    5. Step 4: Status Claim Received
  • The Call (Bonus)
    1. 4 Steps to an Appointment Setting Call
    2. Step 1: Review
    3. Step 2: Introduction
    4. Step 3: Agreement
    5. Step 4: Status
    6. Make Appointment Setting Easy
  • The Inspection
    1. 3 Steps to an Auto Damage Inspection
    2. Step 1: Conversation
    3. Step 2. Photos
    4. Step 3: Damage Notes
    5. Auto Damage Appraisers Guide to a Flood Inspection
  • The Estimate
    1. 4 Steps to Creating an Estimate
    2. Step 1: The File Information
    3. Step 2: The Claim Information
    4. Step 3: The Vehicle Information
    5. Step 4: The Damage Information
  • Flood Zone
    1. Setting Up CCC One Rates & Headers
    2. Setting Up CCC One Import and Export Files
    3. Setting Up Your Flood Zone – CCC One
    4. Writing Your Flood Zone Estimate
    5. Level 1 – Rocker Panel (Not in Vehicle)
    6. Level 2 – Floor (in Vehicle)
    7. Level 3 – Seats
    8. Level 4 – Dash

·   Introduction

·   DOWNLOAD THE FREE TRIAL OF ADJUSTRITE ESTIMATING SOFTWARE

·   Things You’ll Need When Inspecting

·   Receiving an Assignment

  • Receiving an Assignment
  • Scheduling Your Days Work
  • The Appointment Setting Call

·  Commercial Truck & Trailers

  • Put Your Mind at Ease
  • The Inspection Conversation
  • Safety
  • Taking Photos of a Heavy Truck Unit & Downloadable Photo Checklist/Guide
  • Spec Sheet & Scoping the Unit
  • Part Identification
  • Fiberglass
  • Cargo Vans
  • Total Burn (Fire)
  • The Making of an American Truck (Documentary)
  • World’s Biggest Truck Factory (Documentary)

·  Tractor Truck Parts Research

  • Approximate Labor Times
  • Vin Decoders
  • Parts Price Research and Estimate Writing Example Using CCC One
  • Semi-Truck & Commercial Truck LKQ, Recycled, Used Parts Suppliers
  • Commercial Semi Truck Aftermarket Parts Suppliers

·  ADJUSTRITE CRASH COURSE: Heavy Equipment Estimating Software

  • ADJUSTRITE: Introduction To AdjustRite & Its Features
  • ADJUSTRITE: Download
  • ADJUSTRITE: General Rates Guide (For Initial Software Set Up)
  • ADJUSTRITE: The Workflow & Overview of AdjustRite – PART 1
  • ADJUSTRITE: The Workflow & Overview of AdjustRite – PART 2
  • ADJUSTRITE: Changing Your Header (Make Your Header IA Firm Specific)
  • ADJUSTRITE: Writing An Estimate In AdjustRite (Customer, Unit, Rate Override, Estimate Tabs)
  • ADJUSTRITE: Searching For & Adding Alternate Parts
  • ADJUSTRITE: Understanding the “LOGIC & CALCULATE” Feature

·  (LIVE) CLASS 1: REPLAY & HOMEWORK – Commercial Trucks

  • CLASS 1:: HOMEWORK REQUEST
  • Class #1 Replay
  • Intro to Uploading a Claim
  • Uploading a Claim
  • Supplements
  • Supplement Example
  • Commercial Semi Truck Total Losses
  • Obtaining an ACV – Getting 3 Commercial Semi Truck Comparables
  • CLASS 1 :: COMPLETE HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT

·  (LIVE) CLASS 2: REPLAY & HOMEWORK – Commercial Trailers

  • CLASS 2:: HOMEWORK REQUEST
  • (LIVE) CLASS 2: REPLAY
  • Commercial Trailer Axle Configuration
  • Dry Van Trailer and Parts List
  • Reefer (Refrigerated) Trailer
  • Intermodal / Container Trailer and Chassis
  • Flatbed Trailer
  • Chemical Tanker Trailer – Hows it Made
  • Specialty Trailers
  • Trailer Manufacturers
  • BONUS MATERIAL :: How It’s Made: Semi Trailers
  • BONUS MATERIAL :: Trailer Construction
  • BONUS MATERIAL :: Trailer Construction & Rebuilds
  • DOWNLOAD: Spec Sheet for Trailers
  • CLASS 2 :: HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT

·  (LIVE) CLASS 3: REPLAY & HOMEWORK – Heavy Equipment

  • CLASS 3:: HOMEWORK REQUEST
  • (LIVE) CLASS 3: REPLAY
  • WEEK 3 HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
  • Leave a Review for This Course & Mentorship

·  HEAVY EQUIPMENT: Practice Estimates

  • UNDECARRIAGE – Trailer Damage (from videos)
  • FRONT BUMPER & HOOD DAMAGE – 2015 Mack
  • FRONT END DAMAGE – 2015 Peterbilt 348
  • SIDE & TIRE DAMAGE – 2017 Peterbilt 389
  • SIDE CAB DAMAGE – 2018 Peterbilt
  • EXTREME CAB DAMAGE- 2019 Freightliner

·  HEAVY TRUCK: Downloads & Resources

  • WORKFLOW: Heavy Equipment Assignment Workflow
  • H.E. Pre-Inspection Preparation Guide
  • APPRAISAL REPORT: (Sample Format) for Repairable Heavy Truck
  • Major Parts & Section Diagrams for Semi/Tractor Trucks (EXTERIOR, WHEELS, TIRES)
  • Major Systems of a Semi/Tractor Truck (PDF Manual)
  • Major Parts Diagrams for Semi/Tractor Trucks (MECHANICAL, INTERIOR, SUSPENSION, 5th WHEEL)
  • Heavy Truck Photo Checklist/Guide & IA Path Heavy Truck Scope Sheet & Spec Sheet
  • HEAVY TRUCK PARTS SUPPLIERS
  • TYPES (NAMES) OF VARIOUS TYPES OF FRAME DAMAGE

·  HEAVY TRAILER: Downloads & Resources

  • TRAILER :: General Part Pricing Guide
  • VIN IDENTIFICATION for TRAILERS
  • Major Parts & Sections of Various Semi Trailers
  • SEMI-TRAILER CONSTRUCTION IN DETAIL (Digital Print)
  • STOUGHTON :: Dry Van Trailer Parts Guide (Part Diagrams & Part Numbers)
  • UTILITY Trailer Parts Catalog Index & Part Diagram
  • Used Trailerer Sourcing (To Use For Comps)
  • TRAILER Parts Suppliers (Light & Heavy Duty)

·  HEAVY EQUIPMENT: Downloads & Resources

  • HEAVY EQUIPMENT PARTS SUPPLIERS
  • HEAVY EQUIPMENT GLOSSARY
  • VARIOUS H.E. SPECIFIC WEBSITES for PARTS, LABOR TIMES, & COMPS
  • HEAVY EQUIPMENT DIAGRAMS
  • Heavy Equipment Power Trains and Systems, 1st Edition

·  Invoicing & Salvage Bid Resources

  • TIME & EXPENSE GUIDE: Suggested Times for Various Operations
  • SIMPLE SALVAGE (Company)
  • (LIVE) CLASS #4: RV’s, Motorhomes, Travel Trailers, & Fifth Wheels Certification

    • CLASS 4:: RV HOMEWORK REQUEST
    • How to Use This Guide
    • VIDEO REPLAY: RV Training & Certification
    • CLASS #4 HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT (RV)
    • RV, Fifth Wheel, and Travel Trailer MasterGuide (Complete Guide)
    • Photo Guide
    • CCC One RV Part Codes
    • RV Total Loss Guide & Forms

    ·  Steps to Completing an RV Claim

    • Phase 1: Review the Claim
    • Phase 2 – Inspection
    • Phase 3 – Estimate

    ·  RV, 5TH WHEEL, TRAVEL TRAILER: Downloads and Resources

    • RV Class Slides
    • How RV’s are Made

    ·   RV: Practice Estimates

    • 99 Skyline Layton (Travel Trailer)
    • 1995 DAMON HORNET M-265L N/A WHITE (Travel Trailer)
    • 2017 Jayco 34RSBS (5th Wheel)
    • 1983 Holiday Rambler ALuma Lite XL M28SB (Travel Trailer)
    • 2020 Forest River Cherokee Limited 274DBH (Travel Trailer
  • ADJUSTRITE CRASH COURSE: Heavy Equipment Estimating Software

    • ADJUSTRITE: Introduction To AdjustRite & Its Features
    • ADJUSTRITE: Download
    • ADJUSTRITE: General Rates Guide (For Initial Software Set Up)
    • ADJUSTRITE: The Workflow & Overview of AdjustRite – PART 1
    • ADJUSTRITE: The Workflow & Overview of AdjustRite – PART 2
    • ADJUSTRITE: Changing Your Header (Make Your Header IA Firm Specific)
    • ADJUSTRITE: Writing An Estimate In AdjustRite (Customer, Unit, Rate Override, Estimate Tabs)
    • ADJUSTRITE: Searching For & Adding Alternate Parts
    • ADJUSTRITE: Understanding the “LOGIC & CALCULATE” Feature

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