CeMAP 1 UK Financial Regulation

Course code: CM102

Begin your journey to achieving a career in mortgage advising with this CEMAP 1 module!

  • Mortgage Advisers can earn in excess of £50,000 and receive generous salary packages
  • A lucrative time to become a CeMAP® qualified Mortgage Adviser
  • Employment prospects are very good once qualified
  • Designed for people who are new to the mortgage industry
  • Covers the CeMAP® syllabus in an easy-to-understand manner
  • Progress onto CeMAP® modules 2 and 3 to achieve your full qualification
This course is only available to study online.
Course overview

CeMAP®, which stands for ‘Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice’ is the industry standard qualification held by Mortgage Advisers in the UK. It is the benchmark qualification in the financial services industry.

This module is 1 of 3 you will need to complete in order to achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®).

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of your exam you will receive a pass in Module 1- UK Financial Regulation (UKFR).

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


A mixture of practice exam questions and quizzes in order to prepare you for your exam.

Course content
  • The UK financial services
  • Financial assets
  • Financial products
  • Key areas of financial advice and the financial advice process
  • Basic legal concepts
  • Basic UK tax and benefits system
  • Impact of inflation, interest rates and socioeconomic factors on personal financial plans
  • Role of oversight groups and requirements of the regulator and other laws
  • Key features of Regulators Conduct of Business Rules
  • How key features apply to clients
  • Regulator approach to regulation
  • Anti-money laundering laws
  • Dealing with complaints
  • Data Protection Act and financial advice
Extra info


To achieve CeMAP® Module 1 -UK Financial Regulation (UKFR) you will need to sit an exam at the end of this module. The exam consists of 2 units which are made up of 50 multiple-choice questions each. In order to pass the exam, you will need to achieve at least 70% in each unit.

You can choose to take your exam and pick from test centres nationwide or through remote invigilation.

*Only course fees are paid to OSC, you will be instructed on how to register for and book an examination upon enrolment.

Course duration

You will have up to 12 months to complete your course. This is more than enough time than you need and allows you to study at your own pace.

Study method

The course is designed for study by online distance learning at home or at work. Students receive online course materials as well as technical support.

Course outcomes

On successful completion of your exam you will receive a pass in the Module 1- UK Financial Regulation (UKFR). This will count towards achieving the Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®).

Awarding body

This course is provided by Simply Academy a leading financial services training provider who have achieved Trusted Partner Status the highest accolade awarded by The London Institute of Banking & Finance. To achieve this status an organisation must be able to demonstrate that they can provide the highest standards of education and training.

CeMAP® is awarded by The London Institute of Banking & Finance is registered with Ofqual in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is recognised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an appropriate qualification if you aim to give professional advice on mortgages. It is the most widely recognised Mortgage Adviser qualification in the UK.


You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course. We also recommend you have basic skills in Maths and English as well as an interest in finance before you begin.

There is a time limit of 12 months to complete this course. This course is designed to be flexible around the demands of a busy lifestyle.

Exam fees are not included in the cost of this course and will need to be booked with the exam centre directly. In order to book exams, you must register with the London Institute of Banking and Finance first.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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