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Interactive learning at your pace

Get instant and immediate access to all Verisk’s self-paced training programs and materials from the convenience of your computer — nearly 70 hours of on-demand training available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Did you know? 90% of those who take self-paced training report saving time on their estimates.

Online training courses you can access today

The Online Training Center offers a host of training programs for a single, annual subscription fee. Invaluable for both novice and advanced users, it brings together video, animation, instructor narration, and more. Access to the Online Training Center is included free with an annual subscription of Xactimate.

The Xactimate Level 1 Training course was built by certified Xactimate users and is designed for people who are new to Xactimate, but even experienced users have found value in the course. Once you’re done with this course, you’ll understand how to use Xactimate to create an estimate that includes simple sketches and basic line items. You’ll also know how to share estimate reports and estimate files. The course includes video instruction mixed with hands-on labs and exercises.

  • Creating simple estimates
  • An overview of claim information
  • Price lists
  • Adding rooms and roofs
  • Sketch object properties and variables
  • Finding and adding line items

Buy the Xactimate Desktop (X1) Certification Level 1

The Xactimate Level 2 Training course was built by Xactimate certified users and is designed for people who are moderately new to Xactimate (and have completed the Level 1 course). We’ve found that people who’ve been using Xactimate for a while also benefit from this course. By the end of the course you’ll be highly proficient with Xactimate and be able to complete moderately complex estimates that include interior, roofing, and external elevation items. This is a hands-on course, blending videos with exercises and labs. Be ready to spend a lot of time in Xactimate, practicing useful features and functions. The course covers topics such as:

  • Moderately complex interior sketching (like stairs, multi-flight stairs, angled walls, multiple levels, and complex ceilings
  • Moderately complex roofing sketching (like multiple slopes, overbuilds, and dormers)
  • Moderately complex interior and exterior estimating (including topics like waste calculations, grouping folders, templates, and macros)
  • Modifying different report options

Buy the Xactimate Desktop (X1) Certification Level 2

This Level 3 Certification Exam verifies that the user has the mastery skills required to create an estimate from start to finish using Xactimate. The Level 3 Certification Exam is divided into three sections: a Sketch and Scope Lab, a Practical Exam, and a Knowledge Exam. If you are a professional working in the building and insurance repair industry, you recognize the value of an accurate repair estimate. Xactimate certification validates that a user has the knowledge to accurately create an estimate in Xactimate. Benefits of being a certified Xactimate user include:

  • Marketing yourself as one of the best Xactimate users in the business.
  • Giving employers confidence that you are a certified Level 3 Xactimate user.
  • Having the opportunity to be listed in the User Certification Directory.
  • Receiving a Level 3 certificate.

Buy the Xactimate Desktop (X1) Certification Level 3

The Xactimate Roof Estimating course teaches a user how to estimate a roofing loss using Xactimate. This training is ideal for new or existing Xactimate users. The course utilizes video instruction, hands-on interaction, practice exercises, and assessments. Some of the topics covered in this 4-hour training include:

  • The 4-step estimating process
  • Roof sketch basics: extensions and overbuilds
  • Creating custom dormers and angled roofs
  • Creating complex roof shapes

Buy the Xactimate Roof Estimating Training

The Xactimate mobile Training course contains 4 hours of instruction necessary for a proficient Xactimate user to learn how to create an estimate in Xactimate mobile. This hands-on course contains video lessons, simulations, labs, and knowledge exams. Some of the topics covered in this training include:

  • working from the home screen
  • using Sketch AR
  • sketching and adding line items in Xactimate mobile
  • adding photos, annotations, and reports

Buy the Xactimate Mobile Training

XactAnalysis Training teaches users all XactAnalysis processes, from creating and sending assignments, to reviewing losses, to adding users, contractors, and adjusters. It also trains users how to create and view activity and management reports, monitor live performance, and interpret industry trends, which helps them monitor data and catch errors. In addition, the course teaches users how to set up collaborations, organize contractors and adjusters into hierarchies, and set up program rules that can notify them when certain criteria are met.

Buy the XactAnalysis Training

This educational video library is designed to help Xactimate users estimate faster with less confusion than ever before. It takes common jobs you encounter every day and breaks them into two categories: construction and estimation.

The construction portion educates Xactimate users on what types of damage they are likely to encounter onsite and how to reference damage to construction professionals.

The estimation portion teaches you how to estimate different types of damage in Xactimate whether you are in the office, onsite or on the move.

Buy the Construction Basics Training

XactContents Training Course is designed for Xactimate users to find replacement costs for nearly any residential contents item. Students will be taught XactContents features and shown how to utilize new features to increase estimating efficiency and accuracy.

Buy the XactContents Training

This course teaches students how to use the Flood Form Administration to complete the forms required by FEMA and many insurance companies.

Buy the Food Claims Training

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