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Insurance Institute of Ontario- Xactimate Training – 2.5 Days

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by Insurance Institute of Ontario
January 15 - January 17, 2019
18 King St. East, 16th floor, Toronto, ON, M5C 1C4

We’re pleased to announce we are providing Xactimate training in partnership with the CIAA. This training will be provided by Geoffrey Gonneau, XCT, an Xactimate Certified Trainer affiliated with Claim Assist Canada.

This is a 2.5-day program that will give you the ability to effectively use the Xactimate program to assist you to be more efficient in your daily tasks.

Who should take this course? 
If you are a new to intermediate Xactimate user, this course is for you.
Please note, you will be required to bring a laptop with software pre-downloaded onto it. Please see requirements below.

We will be introducing best practices and techniques that will aid you in the creation of simple estimates and will provide a base to effectively set up, sketch and create professional estimates. Co-operative learning will develop progressively based upon the introduction of each topic. We will discuss the four-step process in the creation of small and medium property loss estimates, including, water, wind, hail and fire. You’ll also become familiar with:

· Learning to create a variety of different floor plans

· Entering Claim Information

· Setting Claim Parameters

· Learning Sketching basis, leading to advanced techniques

· Adding annotations and images to provide additional clarity and detail

· Creating a large interior sketch, typical of an average loss that you will deal with.

· Discussing wall construction

· Navigating Xactimate

· Completing and printing estimate and the supporting reports

· The Labour Cost Model, including Labour Minimums

· The Xactimate Pricing Process

Our Xactimate training classes follow a methodology of ‘demonstrate, participate and practice’. After demonstration of the various Xactimate components, you’ll follow the instructor to implement the tasks. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to discuss the concepts and topics, to ensure that you walk away with the ability to effectively use the program.

The price for this training includes coffee service and light refreshments. Please note, lunch is not included.


You are also welcome to attend either offering separately.

Seminar leader: 
Geoffrey Gonneau
Certified Xactimate Trainer and Education Director, Claim Assist

Hours pending


IMPORTANT – Computer Requirements:

Please bring your own laptop and ensure it meets these requirements.

  Laptop (CORE i5 Processor +)

  Apple Products are not supported

  Computer Mouse

  Internet Explorer – download:

  Silverlight  – download:

  Create and bring your Xactware ID which you can get from here:
 Download Training Version of Xactimate from here:


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