What Credentials Are Needed to Become an Accredited claims adjuster?
Are you looking for a career change? Maybe you are wanting to find a way to supplement your income? Earning your Accredited Claims Adjuster License (ACA) with certainly boost your earning potential. Once you earn your ACA license, you will play a crucial role in helping insured customers determine the amount of any claim and loss or damage that is payable under their insurance policy. As an Accredited Claims Adjuster, you would be licensed to assess natural disaster damage, appraise property values and more.
What credentials are needed to become an Accredited Claims Adjuster?
In order to obtain your ACA license in Florida, you need to be a Florida resident and a United States citizen. In the case that you are not a U.S. citizen, you will need to provide valid work authorization as a lawful permanent resident. In addition, you will also need to be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
If you meet the required credentials, the next step would be to pass the Florida licensing exam. Or you can register for our ACA license course and be exempt from taking the state exam. Upon completion of our course, you can apply through the state to obtain your license.
Individuals starting out in this career generally have no prior relevant work experience. Our course will provide you with the knowledge you need to succeed as a claims adjuster.
Becoming an Accredited Claims Adjuster
Our 40-hour ACA course can be completed entirely online, which allows you to study at your convenience. Busy schedule? Self-paced courses like this one are designed to allow you to start and stop whenever needed. Once you have successfully completed our online course, you will have earned your Accredited Claims Adjuster Designation. You can apply through the state to obtain your General Lines Adjuster License (6-20). This will allow you to become an independent adjuster or work within a larger insurance company.
What Types of Claims Does an Accredited Claims Adjuster Work on?
As an ACA your role will include but not be limited to reviewing damage from wind events, tornados, hurricanes, hail, fire, water, and other catastrophic events. In addition to assessing damages your role may include appraising property values, assessing the cost of goods and services and preparing documentation for further investigation. As an ACA you may also be traveling to parts of the U.S. that sustained significant damage. With our Accredited Claims Adjuster certification, you will be well qualified to perform your job tasks if assigned to another geographic area.
How Will our ACA Designation Prepare Candidates?
Our certification program is all inclusive. The knowledge areas covered in our online course include property insurance for residential and commercial, auto insurance, commercial general liability insurance, ethics, communication, and negotiation skills. Students will also learn a host of insurance terms and concepts. With our all-inclusive online training, candidates who successfully pass our exam will be well qualified.
Since 2001 we have been offering the Accredited Claims Adjuster designation. Individuals interested in learning more about the ACA designation are encouraged to read more on our website: https://escconnected.com/accredited-claims-adjuster/ or call us at 1-800-309-2549. We also have a Frequently Asked Questions section on our website as well, https://escconnected.com/faq/.