Basic Xactimate 28

This Basic Xactimate 28 Training Course is designed for new to intermediate Xactimate users. Attendees to this course will be introduced to the techniques and best practices needed to create small to medium loss estimates using a variety of Xactimate 28 tools.

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Students will be taught the most efficient ways to set-up, sketch, scope, and deliver professional estimates.

This course is a three-day, instructor led classroom training.  Presentation, discussion, and classroom exercises are directed by Worley Staff, Managers and Trainers.  Students complete a variety of practice estimates and hands-on Xactimate exercises.  The instructor incorporates the teaching methodology of demonstrate, participate, and practice.  After receiving demonstration of Xactimate concepts by the instructor, students participate in discussion than practice the concepts within Xactimate.  During the course progression, exercises build on previously taught concepts to provide reinforcement.  Some of the skills and objectives which the attendee will be exposed to will include:

  • General administration of Xactimate 28, including setup of claim information, adding new projects, and basic program navigation
  • The process utilized to create a variety of small and medium property loss estimates including order of operations in estimating methodologies
  • How to create a variety of different building diagrams with Sketch including building interiors and roofs
  • Utilize variables and calculations to accurately and efficiently calculate line items

Students of this course should meet the following prerequisites before attending class:

  • Basic Computer Skills
    • Starting and shutting down a computer
    • Using a keyboard and a mouse (understanding left and right mouse clicking)
    • Basic typing skills
    • Opening software applications
    • Navigating through software application windows
    • Basic internet navigation skills
  • Understanding property loss industry and terminology


Worley Company Dress Code

The dress code for all Worley classes is Business Casual. Business casual means dressing professionally and yet relaxed, looking neat and pulled together.

Do not wear the following:
• Tight-fitting, oversized or tattered items of clothing.
• Tank tops or spaghetti straps, strapless or halter-tops, sheer, low-cut and see-through blouses, or exposed midriff
• Jeans, sweat suits, jogging attire, fleece, loungewear, sleepwear, shorts or capris.
• Hats or clothing imprinted with negative connotations 
• Shoes without socks
• Tennis shoes (sneakers), Sandals, flip-flops, etc.

What's allowed:
• Khakis, Dockers style or dress pants
• Collared shirts with sleeves (i.e. – polo shirts, dress shirts), turtlenecks, sweaters and vests. Shirts should be tucked in.
• Students may wear skirts or dresses with modest hem lengths (hose not required)
• Presentable dress or casual shoes (dress sandals are allowed)