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Course ID#

Course Title

Hours

#CE's & Type


61637
ORIENTAL RUGS
1
1 optional

61636
CABINETS (Restore vs Replace)
4
4 optional

66592
CABINETS (Restore vs Replace)
3
3 law

66494
EVALUATING FINE ART
2
2 law

66493
EVALUATING DECORATIVE ART
1
1 law

 
 

ORIENTAL RUGS

A history of origins, cultures, values and current market trends. How to determine silk from cotton, learn how to determine course to fine rugs and gain a basic understanding of the how Oriental rugs are priced, valued and handled in a loss.

 

CABINETS

(2-4 hour classes) These classes set a foundation for how cabinet damages are determined, from old to new loss, single damage to matching issues. Participants learn how to measure & price all components; hardware, laminates, veneers, solid wood styles and exotics. This is an absolute must!

 

FINE ART

This is a challenging area for any adjuster or professional in losses, this basic course will give highlights of styles, periods, artists (both living and deceased), values, trends and framing costs & styles. Discussed are oils vs. prints, copies vs. originals, types and styles of media and how they differ in pricing, including fine art fundamentals for adjusting claims that contain fine art as inclusive or on riders.

 

DECORATIVE ART

Every insured feels as though their inherited item is priceless, rarely is this true. This will class will provide for every professional a working knowledge to determine flea market from Antiques Road Show and everything in between. A critical class for all professionals working on contents claims.

 
 

CONTENTS: The Headache of the Insurance Industry


A Workshop Series of Six Classes

Course ID#

Course Title

Hours

#CE's & Type


82097
LOSS ENVIRONMENTS
2
2 optional

83527
INVENTORY CAPTURE
2
4 optional

86373
FURNITURE EVALUATION
2
2 optional

66494
*TOOLS, TEXTILES & TREATMENTS
2
2 optional

66493
*FINE & DECORATIVE ART
2
2 optional

66493
*HIGH DOLLAR & EXOTIC’S
2
2 optional

 

** Still in production, not yet submitted for certification. Expected to release by late spring 2013



( 1 ) Loss Environments: This is a comprehensive overview of all loss environments, their impact on all contents and how contents are affected. This workshop will inform participates how to determine old loss from new loss, how loss mitigation impacts financially and lays the foundation for the next five classes to follow; covering every aspect of contents in a loss environment, presented with extensive photographic examples of losses.

( 2 ) Inventory Capture: This class is critical to any professional who must assess, evaluate or estimate a loss of any kind and the contents within that loss. This is a professional course in how an inventory is prepped, outlined, executed, translated and accomplished, in some cases, through photographs. A discussion of every type of loss situation is included along with extensive photographs & samples of inventories, as well as a template for creating bullet proof inventories for anyone involved in the file.

( 3 ) Furniture Evaluation: This class is a comprehensive two hour study in how to estimate, evaluate and determine furniture losses and whether or not items can or should be restored. The methods most commonly used, how and why they are used, industry common costs including labor and materials, along with extensive photographs and restoration methods. This class is an integral part of the contents series of workshops.

 

** The workshops below are in production and are expected to be certified by late spring 2013 for two optional Continuing Education credits with the state of Florida.

( 4 ) Tools, Textiles & Treatments: Continuing the series, this class will discuss the variety of tools that are used in virtually every restoration method, including the textiles and treatments that are industry standards. Extensive photographs of methodology and tools will further expand on how restoration is accomplished and what standard costs are. Professional will understand how to apply this knowledge as well as gain a solid understanding of costs of all treatments. **

( 5 ) Fine & Decorative Art: This workshop continues where the introductory Fine Art and Decorative Art classes leave off. This class will dig deeper into the types of losses, the costs of replacement and restoration as well as how to identify pieces a professional might come across as part of a contents loss, along with extensive photographic samples and restoration methods. This is a critical class for any adjuster or professional involved in contents losses. **

( 6 ) High Dollar and Exotic’s: This is the final in the series and outlines the incredible variety of high dollar and exotics items a professional might come across in a claim/loss investigation. Participants will learn about every type of unusual item, from priceless collections to odd/unique/rare items that are one-of-a-kind (or claimed as such). This class is a comprehensive wrap up of what might be found and feared in the contents aspect of any loss. How to identify, value and research these items is discussed, along with extensive photographic samples of items and restoration methods. **


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