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Intermediate fire and business interruption - four day course


Insurers and brokers need operatives who can analyse and select risks to fit in with their own philosophy of risk. Many insurers who have failed to do this task efficiently have suffered accordingly.

This course provides both a theoretical and practical insight into the assessment of risk and how a surveyor gathers the necessary information.


Module 1 - Intermediate fire (two days)

  • Property insurance and risk assessment 
  • Control techniques 
  • Rating basis for combinations of cover and perils 
  • Assess EML/PML factors and retention levels 
  • Risk sharing agreements 
  • Special policy wordings and extensions to cover 
  • Case studies. 

Module 2 - Intermediate business interruption (two days)

  • Interruption insurance - risk assessment and control 
  • Rating basis 
  • Assess EML/PML factors and retention levels 
  • Special policy wordings and extensions to cover 
  • Case studies. Learning outcomes 
  • Upgrade technical knowledge in this area 
  • Receive practical tuition in these complex areas 
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the underwriting characteristics of fire and business interruption, special peril risks and wordings 
  • Extend your underwriting skills.

Who should attend?

Underwriting and surveying staff in companies and brokers who need to assess risks.

Follow-on course

Advanced business interruption

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 24 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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