Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP)

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CeMAP Certificate in Mortgage Advice (Module 1) - Virtual Classroom

When considering a career as a Mortgage Adviser, it’s important to remember that you must first have a professional qualification, such as a CeMAP, before you legally start providing advice. This is because all UK mortgages are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

CeMAP is the benchmark in qualifications for Mortgage Advice, held by 80% of UK Mortgage Advisers. A CeMAP training course will teach you the regulations that govern the UK mortgage sector, as well as the factors which affect clients personal financial plans.

Our CeMAP 1 course will equip you with the knowledge to start a career as a Mortgage Adviser, including: 

  •    The Financial Services Environment and Products
  •    UK Financial Services and Regulation 

If you're looking to become a Mortgage Adviser, you will also need to complete CeMAP Modules 2 & 3 as well. 

This course benefits from our Exam Pass Guarantee* and is eligible for a TOTUM PRO Card

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Mock Exams Included
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • 1,000's of successful CeMAP delegates
  • Interest-free Payments
  • UK's leading provider of CeMAP Training
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Mock Exams Included
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • 1,000's of successful CeMAP delegates
  • Interest-free Payments
  • UK's leading provider of CeMAP Training
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Why study the CeMAP 1 course with e-Careers?

e-Careers are one of the leading providers of CeMAP training in the UK, and our trainers are professional, friendly and experienced in this field. You can be sure of high-quality training experience in our CeMAP classes. 

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 625,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training. By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from: 

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*.
  •    The best like-for-like price for CeMAP training in the UK!
  •    An average pass success of 93%
  •    In-class mock exams to prepare you for your exam
  •    Virtual Classroom
  •    Interest-free payment options 

Check out our useful CeMAP exam and revision tips.

How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •    Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •    Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom training
  •    Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use any materials or books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

Exam Pass Guarantee: Our Virtual Classroom training has resulted in higher pass rates, assuring us to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee*.

Is the CeMAP 1 course suitable for me? 

If you are looking to start a career as a Mortgage Adviser and want to be part of a classroom, this CeMAP training would be ideal for you. If you feel that you would prefer to study online, simply enrol onto our CeMAP 1 Online Course

There are no prerequisites to enrol onto the course, but we suggest you have a good understanding of English, both verbal and written and basic maths skills. 

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How long does it take to get a CeMAP 1 qualification? 

If you’re new to this sector, you may wonder how long it takes to get a CeMAP qualification. To complete the CeMAP 1 course, you’ll need to attend the 5-day training classes as a minimum. 

What jobs can I apply for after my CeMAP 1 training? 

With the market experiencing a drop in qualified Mortgage Advisers, now is the right time to train to become qualified in this field. 

After you have completed your CeMAP 1 training, you can gain full accreditation by studying the CeMAP Module 2 & 3 course. When you are fully qualified in CeMAP, you can apply for jobs as a Mortgage Adviser, Protection Adviser, or choose to work within the public and private banking sectors. 

Find out more about becoming a Mortgage Adviser

Typical Salaries 

Average salaries for Mortgage Advisers in the UK is £30k* per annum. You will also typically be offered an excellent commission package, taking on target earnings to over £50k* per annum. Once you have gained more experience, you could explore managerial opportunities, which would increase your earning potential.   

Other job roles include: 

  •    Private Banking Assistant – £33k*
  •    Relationship Support Assistant – £33k*
  •    Protection Adviser – £50k*
  •    Business Owner – Mortgage Adviser – £30-£55k+* 

(*Source: Payscale)

CeMAP 1 Syllabus

The CeMAP 1 training comprises two units: 

  •    Introduction to Financial Services Environment and Products
  •    UK Financial Services and Regulation 

To test your knowledge of the materials learned throughout Module 1, you will take a 2-hour multiple-choice exam, at a Pearson Vue Test Centre. 

  •    Review and understand the Data Protection Act 1998 and the FCA regulations and its conduct of business rule
  •    Learn about key legal concepts and how they apply to all advice you give to clients
  •    Understand UK legislation and regulation
  •    Discover the essential terms and rules of UK taxation and social security systems
  •    Learn how to handle compensation claims and general complaints
  •    Understand interest rates volatility and how they will affect customers with a mortgage, such as the fluctuation of interest rates and the impact on affordability and acceptance for mortgages 

CeMAP 1 Exam

Delegates can now sit their exams from the comfort and safety of their own homes, while maintaining exam conditions, monitored by an invigilator. All CeMAP modules are eligible for Remote Invigilation.

CeMAP 1 exam covers topics from the course, with a focus on UK Financial Regulation (UKFR). This includes: 

  •    Unit 1 – Introduction to Financial Services Environment and Products
  •    Unit 2 – UK Financial Services and Regulation 

Your CeMAP 1 exam is a 2-hour objective exam, with 100 multiple-choice questions. 

Exam information for CeMAP

For CeMAP there is an exam fee of £202 per exam (£606 for all three exams) and this fee is paid directly to LIBF. You can apply to take your exam anytime throughout the year, including via a test centre or remote invigilation online. The cost of a re-sit exam is £170 per exam.

For CeRER there is an exam fee of £235. The cost of a re-sit exam is £170.

If you require some study and exam helps, check out our CeMAP Exam tips blog.

Is this course valid in Scotland?

CeMAP is a widely recognised mortgage qualification that can be studied and practiced in England, Wales and Scotland. While this course is based on the England and Wales syllabus, the Scottish regulatory framework for mortgage advice is closely aligned with the English framework. The slight differences between the English and Scottish modules are specifically in Module 2: Mortgage Advice Procedures, and Module 3: Mortgage Practice Issues. These differences are related to the specific legal and regulatory requirements that apply to mortgage advisors in each country.

Therefore, you can complete this CeMAP course and apply for a Scottish mortgage adviser's license without having to retake any of the modules. 

To make sure that you meet the requirements for practicing as a mortgage adviser in Scotland, you should inform the London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF) when you register for the CeMAP course that you are a Scottish student. The LIBF will then ensure that you receive the correct course materials and will guide you through the process of applying for a Scottish mortgage adviser's license.



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