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Flood Insurance New

Course Description

Approval Number:
02 – 3087.

Course Description

This course explains the essentials of flood insurance based on the standards set by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It opens with the background and features of the National Flood Insurance Program, along with a discussion of who needs flood insurance. It then explains flood maps, zone determinations and available products and policies.

The general rules and rating process for flood insurance are discussed in detail , along with the claims handling process and the requirements of the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004. Last, agents learn about the flood resources available to them. This course provides helpful guidelines for agents who wish to sell flood policies.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the basic features of the National Flood Insurance Program
  • Identify the risks that make flood insurance essential for specific individuals
  • Use flood maps and describe flood zone determination
  • Distinguish among types of available flood products, including dwelling policies, general property policies, RCBAP policies and preferred risk policies
  • Apply general flood insurance rules about statutory coverage limits, deductibles, property value determination and other topics
  • Summarize the claims handling process
  • Illustrate the point of sale and renewal responsibilities of the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004
  • Locate flood insurance resources available to agents

Topics Covered

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Flood Maps and Zone Determinations
  • Lesson 2: Policies and Products Available
  • Lesson 3: General Rules
  • Lesson 4: Rating
  • Lesson 5: Claims Handling Process
  • Lesson 6: Requirements of the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004
  • Lesson 7: Agent Resources

Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

This course has been approved for 3 hours.


Final Exam – You will be required to pass the proctored final exam with a 70% in order to receive course credit.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to print your certificate online.


This course is created and brought to you by 360Training, a leading provider of accredited e – learning courses to working professionals through today’s leading schools, associations and corporations. 360Training’s high quality e – learning courses assist thousands of working professionals each month in a wide range of disciplines to succeed in today’s marketplace, renew licenses, acquire certification or prepare for a new profession.

This course was created by the instructional design staff of 360Training in connection with field professionals that bring many years of experience in adult educational theory and distance learning technology to make the process of certification, compliance and training as convenient, engaging, and cost – effective as possible.

If you have any requests for technical or instructional support, please contact the 360Training Support Department located in the HELP section of your account profile. Technical support inquiries are handled immediately and instructional support questions are returned within 24 business hours with answers provided by a qualified professional in your field through our network of subject matter experts.

State Requirements

Check South Dakota’s state requirements prior to enrolling (http://dlr.sd.gov/insurance/default.aspx). Provider – 360training.com, Inc. #904

*General credit hours count for either property and casualty or life and health.



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