Conducts investigations into insurance claims to ensure their validity. Registration or licensing is required.
- examining scenes of incidents resulting in insurance claims to determine causes and effects
- interviewing witnesses and claimants to obtain details required to assess the validity of claims and identify the parties responsible for accidents, damage and loss, and preparing statements and reports
- inspecting damaged buildings, equipment and motor vehicles and estimating the cost of repairs
- estimating business losses resulting from fire, theft and other business disruptions
- reporting the extent of damage and estimated costs to the insurer
- inspecting property, buildings and operations of commercial and industrial establishments to assess physical conditions and work practices
- evaluating the adequacy of security, fire and related systems
- preparing reports and recommending action to reduce risks
- compiling data which influence the determination of premium rates
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Reference Australian Bureau of Statistics
1220.0 - ANZSCO -- Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.763