This short programme will deal with Fire Investigations for Motor and Non-Motor claims (buildings). Veldt fire investigations will be dealt with in a separate course (Veldt Fire Investigations).
Semester 1 – 15/1/2021
Semester 2 – 15/4/2021
Semester 3 – 15/7/2021
Semester 4 – 15/9/2021
Semester 1 – 19/1/2021
Semester 2 – 19/4/2021
Semester 3 – 19/7/2021
Semester 4 – 19/9/2021
7 to 10 hours per week, self-paced learning online
This Fire Investigation – Insurance Claim Programme concentrates on the investigation of vehicle and building fires. It is assumed that the student has successfully completed the PIV Programme or a similar course capturing the required investigative knowledge. This is a 100% online course with no classroom component.
WHAT WILL SET YOU APART
The main outcomes of the programme are to assist you to:
- Evaluate the instruction to verify/validate/assess a fire insurance claim
- Demonstrate a well-rounded knowledge base for the verification/validation and assessment of fire insurance claims
- Exhibit an understanding of the theoretical learning material and the application of thereof during the verification/validation and assessment of fire insurance claims
- Produce comprehensive reports based on the objective facts found during the verification process that can be defended in a court of law
IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?
Yes, definitely yes!
The purpose of the programme is to introduce students to the insurance industry and the specific business requirements of investigating fire insurance claims. Students will gain the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to identify, analyse and solve problems relating to the verification/validation and assessment of fire claims to identify possible irregularities through knowledge of the behaviour of fires. Students will also learn the basic knowledge about the origin and cause of fires.
This Fire Investigation – Insurance Claim Programme (PIV – SC – FI) concentrates on the investigation of vehicle and building fires.
Fire investigation – Insurance claim
PIV – SC – FI 01 – Claim Form and request to inves…
PIV – SC – FI 02 – Policy Schedule and Cover
PIV – SC – FI 03 – Policy wording
PIV – SC – FI 04 – Description of Risk
PIV – SC – FI 05 – Adequacy of Sum Insured
PIV – SC – FI 06 – Fire Scene and Findings
PIV – SC – FI 07 – Red Flags – Fraud Indicators
PIV – SC – FI 08 – Process of elimination
PIV – SC – FI 09 – Insurance Crime Bureau (ICB)
PIV – SC – FI 10 – Proof of Loss and Ownership
PIV – SC – FI 11 – Subrogation and Recovery
PIV – SC – FI 12 – Salvage
Summative Examination – PIV – SC – FI