LIBF Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®)

Become a Mortgage Adviser

How to become a mortgage adviser

To become a mortgage adviser candidates must first pass a professional qualification such as CeMAP®. CeMAP® (The Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice) is the benchmark professional qualification for any candidate that wants to provide UK mortgage advice as a mortgage adviser. UK mortgages are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which requires all advisers to attain the relevant qualification before they can do so. CeMAP®  is a London Institute of Banking and Finance Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 3 qualification and is listed as an appropriate qualification recognised by the FCA.

The CeMAP®  qualification comprises of 3 modules which are all assessed by three 2 hour multiple choice exams undertaken at a Pearson Vue test centre, these are located all over the UK.  To get your CeMAP®  qualification candidates will need to register with the London Institute of Banking and Finance for each module. The registration includes an exam fee and the awarding of the qualification on successful completion of all 3 exams. CeMAP®  is split into 3 modules that cover 7 units:

  • CeMAP® Module 1 (Exam:  Two 1 hour exams with 50 stand alone questions. 70% pass mark required)
    • Unit 1 – Introduction to Financial Services Environment and Products
    • Unit 2 – UK Financial Services and Regulation
  • Overview: CeMAP® 1 is the regulatory foundation module required for any professional qualification. The module helps candidates understand how financial markets work and the financial products. It also covered how firms and individuals are authorised and regulated in the UK.
  • CeMAP® Module 2 (Exam:  Four 30 min exams with 25 stand alone questions. 70% pass mark required)
    • Unit 3 – Mortgage Law, Policy, Practice and Markets
    • Unit 4 – Mortgage Applications
    • Unit 5 – Mortgage Payment Methods and Products
    • Unit 6 – Mortgage Arrears and Post Completion Issues
  • Overview: CeMAP® 2 covers all the relevant technical areas required to deliver regulated mortgage advice. Each stage of the mortgage process is covered within the syllabus highlighting the relevant regulatory rules in the FCA Mortgage Conduct of Business (MCOB) sourcebook.
  • CeMAP® Module 3 (Exam:  One 2 hour exam with 6 case studies and 10 related questions. 70% pass mark required)
    • Unit 7 – Assessment of Mortgage Advice and Knowledge
  • Overview: The final module looks at applying the knowledge gained in the previous units and testing the ability to formulate the knowledge in practise.

At Clarity Financial Training Ltd we offer professionally delivered CeMAP®  training courses that help students pass their CeMAP®  exams with confidence. Whether you have existing experience or are new to the industry our workshops are aimed at covering each syllabus to help understand and gain the relevant exam technique to pass the qualification with ease. We have various study options available to assist you to tackle the exam and pass. Click here to see our study options and dates.

LIBF Info

LIBF Course Info

Professionals who want to offer mortgage advice need to meet FCA requirements. The Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®) is the industry benchmark qualification, providing individuals with the appropriate qualification to practise. CeMAP® provides the knowledge and the ability to offer advice, whether independent or tied and is designed to ensure that the adviser obtains the highest quality educational material and assessment opportunities (LIBF, 2011). Mortgages are essential for the majority of house purchases, as long as people need homes they will always need good advice. This qualification is easily achievable with an unbelievable exam turnaround. At Clarity FT we will support you all the way until you pass your exam. The course content covers the whole scope on mortgages; covering regulation, markets, law, etc. The tutors at Clarity FT have had undisputed success in helping numerous individuals pass their qualifications; we have the knowledge and the experience to help you succeed. Why not look at the course content to find out if this course is for you. Our courses reflect the changes implement by the FCA and meet Mortgage Market Review (MMR) compliance.

CeMAP® is split into 3 parts and all must be completed to achieve the qualification, please click on the following:

Clarity Course

How Clarity FT run the course

At Clarity FT we offer various study options to complete your CeMAP studies. Included are well written and easy to understand materials to help students understand how regulation and mortgages work. Our courses include full presentation material, mock exams and email support until you pass.  The materials include:

  • Classroom slides booklet and tutor led presentation
  • CeMAP made simple
  • Daily test questions and/or appropriate handouts
  • Mock exams (if the exam is multiple choice based)
  • Full aftercare support offered by e-mail direct to your tutor
  • Light refreshments, including microwave for general use (Class based)
  • Free parking for all students (Class based)
  • Pass guarantee (you are with us until you pass)

Class based: 9 Days (9.30am to 4pm) split over two sessions – 5 days CeMAP 1 and 4 days CeMAP 2. Courses are run during the week and weekend.

Real Time Webinars: 9 Days (9.30am to 4pm) split over two sessions – 5 days CeMAP 1 and 4 days CeMAP 2.

Evening webinars: 11 weeks over 2 evenings per week. Monday and Thursday 6.30pm to 9pm.

Blended/distance: A study plan designed to meet the pace of the student. A study plan is provided to work through the units with guidance and monthly webinars to help with technical areas.

Study Options

Ways to Study

At Clarity Financial Training Ltd we are committed to offering you choice and convenience, so we have various study options to gain your LIBF qualification available for you to choose from.  At Clarity FT we offer CeMAP® distance blended learning, as well as DipFA® In-House training and CeFAP® one-to-one. If you prefer the traditional classroom setting you can select this option. If you live some distance from London and cannot commit to the overnight stay try our other methods, either our on-line web tutor which is run real time, blended/distance learning or in-house (subject to minimum numbers) or if you prefer the personal touch have an exclusive one to one session. Click on the following and read for yourself which option best suits you.

We Offer the CeMAP qualification via all study options:

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Dates

Course Dates

At Clarity FT we truly value our students and strive to give them the best quality service available. Our class based spaces are limited, maximum 13 students per session. Our Webinars are also limited, only 20 students can attend at any one time. Please do not miss out BOOK NOW to save your place or pay a £100 deposit. Contact us now.

All our courses will be run as REAL TIME WEBINARS for the time being to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. Clarity FT wants to help the global fight to end this pandemic. Your studies should not have to be put on hold. Webinar classes are fully interactive and are professionally run (Click here for details).

Clarity Financial Training LTD will also allow students that have booked onto our Real Time Webinars to opt to our class based courses when it is feasible to do so and social distancing is no longer required. You can book with confidence as the dates will remain the same and there will be no additional cost.

Week day Real Time Webinar Based training courses

CeMAP® 1 (UK Regulation) (Real Time Webinar)

  • Mon 20th to Fri 24th April 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 18th to Fri 22nd May 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 8th to Fri 12th June 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 6th to Fri 10th July 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 10th to Fri 14th Aug 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 21st to Fri 25th Sept 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 12th to Fri 16th Oct 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 16th to Fri 20th Nov 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 30th Nov to Fri 4th Dec 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 5pm)

CeMap 2/3 (Mortgages and Assessment of Mortgage advice) (Real Time Webinar)

  • Mon 27th to Thurs 30th April 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Tues 26th to Fri 29th May 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 22nd to Thurs 25th June 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 13th to Thurs 16th July 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 24th to Thurs 27th Aug 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 28th Sept to Thurs 1st Oct 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 19th to Thurs 22nd Oct 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Thurs 26th to Sun 29th Nov 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Mon 7th to Thurs 10th Dec 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 5pm)

Weekend Real Time Webinar based training courses

CeMAP® 1 (UK Regulation) (Real Time Webinar)

  • Sat  4th to Sat 18th July 2020 (5 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 5pm) 
  • Sat 10th to Sat 24th Oct 2020 (5 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 5pm) 

CeMap 2/3 (Mortgages and Assessment of Mortgage advice) (Real Time Webinar)

  • Sat 25th July to Sun 2nd Aug 2020 (4 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 5pm)
  • Sat 21st to Sun 29th Nov 2020 (4 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 5pm) 

CeMAP 1 –  (6 weeks – 2 evenings per week)

  • Mon 1st June to Thurs 2nd July 2020 (Monday and Thursday – 6.30pm to 9pm (2.5 hours) – 12 sessions 

CeMAP 1 –  (5 weeks – 2 evenings per week)

  • Mon 7th Sept to  Thurs 8th Oct 2020 (Monday and Thursday – 6.30pm to 9pm (2.5 hours) – 10 sessions

Blended/distance learning

CeMAP® 1 (UK Regulation) (Webinar) and
CeMap 2/3 (Mortgages and Assessment of Mortgage advice) (Webinar).

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