CeMAP® which stands for ‘Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice’ is the industry standard qualification held by mortgage advisors in the UK. It is the benchmark qualification in the financial services industry.
Once you have completed this course you will be a fully qualified mortgage advisor and will be able to provide mortgage advice either as self-employed or on behalf of a lender, such as a high-street bank or building society.
On this course you will learn how to:
Once qualified and working within the industry, you will typically be expected to meet sales targets, deal with valuers, estate agents and mortgage lenders, and keep up-to-date with mortgage products and any changes to financial law. Other points to consider are:
This unique interactive CeMAP® online course is designed for people who are new to the mortgage industry and covers the whole CeMAP® Syllabus in an easy-to-understand manner.
The economic and regulatory context for giving mortgage advice
You will study specimen Case Study Papers and then take 3 CeMAP assessments.
Modules 1 and 2 are each assessed in a two-hour exam consisting of 100 multiple choice questions. Module three is assessed in a two hour exam, but is made up of 60 questions based on six case studies.
You will have 12 months to complete your course. This is more than enough time than you need as it should take approximately 80 hours of study for completion.
To achieve CeMAP® Module 1, 2 or 3 you are required to pass an examination, which you must organise and pay for yourself. This exam involves a 2 hour objectively tested examination comprising of 100 multiple choice questions.
If you would like to achieve the full CeMAP® Mortgage Adviser qualification, you will also need to complete both Module 2 and Module 3 examinations.
Examinations are to be taken at a Pearson Vue Examination Centre, which can be located all over the country. They are computer-based, meaning you will receive your results immediately. Each exam has a minimum pass mark of 70% per unit. A mark of 80% or higher receives a merit and a mark of 90% or over receives a distinction. Should you fail a specific unit, you only must re-sit the specific unit rather than the whole module.
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.
The Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®) is awarded by The London Institute of Banking & Finance 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 advisor qualification in the UK.
CeMAP® is a qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) qualification accredited by Ofqual.
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
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.
To achieve CeMAP® you will need to pass an MCQ exam per module, these maybe sat at over 150 test centres throughout the UK and other select centres worldwide.
Initial examination entry (per module) £175 (VAT exempt)
Examination re-sit fee (per module) £140 (VAT exempt)
*Only course fees are paid to Open Study College, you will be instructed on how to register for and book an exam upon enrolment.
You will be given access to 100’s of specimen exam questions and interactive quizzes to help consolidate your learning, but your work will be assessed by examination in an approved examination centre.
The exams can be taken at over 150 test centres nationwide with the result provided on the day.
This learning support is recognised by The London Institute of Banking & Finance as being an appropriate additional resource for students undertaking its CeMAP qualification.
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