Texas- National Flood Insurance Made Simple

Total Hrs / Order Price
1-5 $15.95
6-17 $24.95
18-24 $39.95
25-50 $49.95
51+ $49.95 + $2.00 per
additional hour over 50
In addition: A State filing fee of $0.88 per credit hour will be added to the total

Pricing based on total number of
hours in order.

Approved For:

  • NFIP Flood

Credit Hours
3

Course Type
Online

DOI Number
118647

Publisher
FastrackCE, LLC

State
Texas

State
State CE Requirements

CE Course Description

This online CE course discusses flooding and the disastrous damage it can cause. It explores and describes the key elements of floods, flooding, and insuring against them through flood Insurance, in general, and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in specific.

large portion of this online CE course examines flooding in general – including specific cases of flooding and the damage caused. It is important for property insurance agents to be able to convey to homeowners that everyone is at risk for flood damage. Therefore, we make a significant effort to inform agents on flood misconceptions, how floods can happen anywhere, causes of flooding, and why homeowners cannot rely on disaster relief from the federal government.

In addition, flooding is the nation's #1 natural disaster. In just the past 10 years, annual flood losses in the United States averaged $11.0 billion per year. Currently nearly 5 million policyholders are protected with flood insurance policies; however many more homeowners remain at risk.

Flood damage, due to its catastrophic nature, is excluded in homeowners’ insurance policies. Many homeowners mistakenly believe they are covered for flood losses, when in fact they must purchase flood insurance through FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in order to have such coverage.

NFIP policies are sold by property insurance agents which means a producer must be up to date on the National Flood Insurance Program, its coverage, conditions and more. This is the purpose of the online continuing education course, NFIP – Basic Flood Insurance Course.

This concise study of floods and flood insurance provides students with interesting, informative, and applicable facts, figures, and real life examples of what Mother Nature dishes out. It also points out what people can and should do to deal and cope with the devastating consequences of floods. This CE course satisfies the state CE requirement for Floods-NFIP.

Required CE Hours for Renewal in Texas

50% of the CE renewal hours must be completed with a classroom equivalent course or in a classroom setting.

  • 24 hours including 2 hours of ethics and/or consumer protection every 2 year renewal term.

    • Life, Accident & Health
    • Property and Casualty
    • Adjusters
  • 10 hours including 2 hours of ethics and/or consumer protection every 2 year renewal term.

    • Limited Lines
    • County Mutual
    • Life under $15,000

Special Training/Education Requirements (LTC, Flood, Ethics, others)

  • Long Term Care -LTC

    • Agents wishing to sell Long Term Care are required to take a one time only 8 hour Department of Insurance certified course.
    • Each license term thereafter each agent must complete a 4 hour Long Term Care Partnership CE course that is approved by the department.
  • Flood Insurance Training

    • An insurance producer who sells flood insurance may satisfy the minimum training and education requirements by completing a 3-hour course related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

How Hours are Reported

  • CE completions are submitted electronically the next business day after a passing completion is acquired.

License Term

  • License renewal is every 2 years from the date that the license was originally issued.

Course Type approved for Continuing Education

  • Online courses
  • Independent Self-study
  • Classroom Study

Final Exam

  • Final exams do not need to be monitored and are open book.
  • Must score at least a 70% for a passing grade.

Carryover CE Hours

  • Carry over hours are not allowed in a license term.

Repeating Courses

  • Courses may not be taken more than once in each renewal period.

Completion Certificates

  • Certificates of completion are available as soon as a course is completed with a passing grade. Certificates should be printed and kept on file for future reference.

Additional Information

Third Party Contact: Sircon
Phone: 877-876-4430
Fax: 404-656-0874

Web Site:Sircon

Texas Department of Insurance

Toll Free Phone: (800) 578-4677
Phone: (512) 322-3503
Email: CE@tdi.state.tx.us

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of Insurance
Agents Licensing Unit, 107-1A
P O Box 149104
Austin, TX 78714

Web site: Texas Department of Insurance