Insurance Underwriter (1313), Adjuster & Claims Examiner (1312)

Insurance underwriters review and evaluate insurance applications to determine insurance risks, insurance premiums and extent of insurance coverage according to company policies. Insurance adjusters investigate insurance claims and determine the amount of loss or damages covered by insurance policies. They are employed in claims departments of insurance companies or as independent adjusters. Claims examiners examine claims investigated by insurance adjusters and authorize payments. Both underwriters and claims examiners are employed at head offices or branches of insurance companies. (National Occupational Classification)

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The University of Manitoba does not offer specialized education in insurance underwriting, adjusting or claims examination. Employers may require completion of some post-secondary education, on-the-job training and completion of insurance industry courses (NOC). Students considering work in this field are encouraged to connect directly with employers.

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Date modified: March 29, 2019

Holland Code:
C
onventional
Enterprising
Social / Investigative / Realistic 


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