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 QCF 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:

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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.

Web 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.

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.

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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 12 students per session. Please do not miss out BOOK NOW to save your place or pay a £100 deposit. Contact us now.

Week day class based training courses

CeMAP® 1 (UK Regulation) (Classroom)

  • Mon 16th to fri 20th Sept 2016 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm) Session ended
  • Mon 7th to Fri 11th Oct 2019 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 4th to Fri 8th Nov 2019 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 2nd to Fri 6th Dec 2019 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 13th to Fri 17th Jan 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 3rd to Fri 7th Feb 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 9th to Fri 13th March 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 20th to Fri 24th April 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 18th to Fri 22nd May 2020 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)

CeMap 2/3 (Mortgages and Assessment of Mortgage advice) (Classroom)

  • Mon 23rd to Thurs 26th Sept 2019 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm) Session ended
  • Thurs 17th to Sun 20th Oct 2019 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 11th to Thurs 14th Nov 2019 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 16th to Thurs 19th Dec 2019 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 20th to Thurs 23rd Jan 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Thurs 20th to Sun 23rd Feb 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 16th to Thurs 19th March 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Mon 27th to Thurs 30th April 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Tues 26th to Fri 29th May 2020 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm)

Weekend class based training courses

CeMAP® 1 (UK Regulation) (Classroom)

  • Sat 21st Sept to Sat 5th Oct 2019 (5 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 4.30pm) Session ended
  • Sat 11th to Sat 25th Jan 2020 (5 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 4.30pm)

CeMap 2/3 (Mortgages and Assessment of Mortgage advice) (Classroom)

  • Sat 12th to Sun 20th Oct 2019 (4 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Sat 15th to Sun 23rd Feb (4 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 4.30pm)

Web based training courses (Webinar)

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CeMAP® 1 (UK Regulation) (Webinar)

  • Mon 12th to Fri 16th Aug 2019 (5 days 9.30am to 4.30pm) Session ended.

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

  • Mon 23rd to Thurs 26th Sept 2019 (4 days 9.30am to 4.30pm) Session ended

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

  • Mon 1st July to Thurs 8th Aug 2019 (Monday and Thursday – 6.30pm to 9pm (2.5 hours) – 12 sessions Session ended. 
  • Mon 6th Jan to Thurs 6th Feb 2020 (Monday and Thursday – 6.30pm to 9pm (2.5 hours) – 12 sessions

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

  • Mon 2nd Sept to  Thurs 3rd Oct 2019 (Monday and Thursday – 6.30pm to 9pm (2.5 hours) – 10 sessions
  • Mon 24th Feb to  Thurs 26th March 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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