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Associate in National Flood Insurance (ANFI®)

Gain skills to confidently handle all aspects of flood insurance with ANFI, an Institutes Designation, developed in collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

2 Core Courses
Understand the National Flood Insurance Program
Apply ethical frameworks to your day-to-day job
Stand out with your ANFI designation

Associate in National Flood Insurance(ANFI) at a Glance

Gain on-the-job skills you can use right away with the ANFI designation.

Program details include:

  • 2 courses, plus ethics
  • Free online course and exam prep
  • 3-6 month completion time
  • Virtual exams for all courses
  • Mailed diploma upon completion

Ready-Made Career Skills:

  • Flood Insurance
  • Flood Control
  • Flood Risk
  • Claims
  • Policy Form
  • Underwriting
  • Policy Review

Better meet customer needs by building your flood insurance skills with the following core courses that are based off FEMA’s October 2022 Flood Insurance Manual:

Ethical Decision Making in Risk and Insurance is a free course that’s required for all designations, including ANFI.

  • Understand the role of the National Flood Insurance program (NFIP) so you can explain its benefits to customers and colleagues.
  • Learn how to apply the requirements of the NFIP to determine whether a community or building is eligible for coverage. 
  • Become familiar with the NFIP flood insurance application process so you can help customers complete the form efficiently and accurately.
  • Identify the occupancy and contents of a building so you can determine its eligibility for flood coverage.
  • Accurately explain flood coverage to commercial customers so you can add value as a trusted risk consultant. 

ANFI Designation

Total Requirements:
Average Completion Time:
3-6 Months

Still Wondering if ANFI is Right for You?

Here are some final facts to help you decide if this is the right designation for your role as well as your future career goals.

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My Courses

When you're working toward your educational goals, it's important to stay focused and create a schedule that works for you.

That’s why you can quickly and easily access your online courses online, anytime, so you can get what you need to develop the skills your role requires.

Within your online course you will have access to:

  • Course assignments
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Practice exams and more
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Is a Designation Worth It?

If you have questions about whether to pursue a designation versus an MBA, why our students choose The Institutes Designations programs, or where to begin, we’ve got the answers! Download our guide, “Take Your Career to the Next Level,” to learn why a designation is worth the investment. 

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