Gold Class® Insurance

Gold Class® for Insurance represents the company achievement of progressive levels of training in I-CAR®’s Professional Development Program for Auto Physical Damage Appraisers (APDAs). Gold Class has an annual renewal training requirement. Once the training requirement has been met the Gold Class renewal date will update on the day of your renewal. The knowledge and skills taught can be immediately applied to increase CSI scores, improve operational efficiencies, risk reductions, and proper repairs.

Please follow the descriptions below which refers to yearly renewal training requirements for Gold Class businesses.

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Year 1 Training Requirements

Start a new enrollment into the Gold Class credential program. Your company’s APDA community is assessed by I-CAR during and at the end of the first year from the enrollment date. Your company can attain the Gold Class credential if at least 60% of the APDA community has attained (at least) ProLevel 1 credential.

I-Car Gold Class Insurance ProLevel 1

Year 2 Training Requirements

80% of your company’s APDA community must have achieved ProLevel 1 and at least 50% of the APDA community must have attained the ProLevel 2 within one year from the date when your company attained Gold Class.

I-Car Gold Class Insurance ProLevel 2

Year 3 Training Requirements

80% of your company’s APDA community must have achieved ProLevel 1 credential, 50% of the APDA community must have attained ProLevel 2 credential, additionally, at least 40% of the APDA community must have attained the ProLevel 3 credential within the year renewal date timeframe.

I-Car Gold Class Insurance ProLevel 3

Year 3+ Training Requirements

For each year after, 80% of your company’s APDA community must have achieved ProLevel 1 credential, 50% of the APDA community must have attained ProLevel 2 credential, and at least 40% of the APDA community must have attained the ProLevel 3 credential. Additionally, at least 80% of your company’s APDA community must have completed at least 6 course credits on curriculum related to specific vehicle and specific technology subjects. Within the year renewal date timeframe.

I-Car Gold Class Insurance ProLevel 3+

Gold Class Grandfathered Transition

The new ProLevels and gap courses were introduced October 2019. To ensure your business is up-to-date with Gold Class recognition requirements, please follow the chart below which refers to renewal requirements for grandfathered Gold Class businesses:

I-Car Gold Class Renewal Transitions by Year