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.

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 10 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 30th July to Fri 3rd Aug 2018 (5 days 9.30am to 4pm) Session ended.
  • Mon 10th to Fri 14th Sept 2018 (5 days 9.30am to 4pm) Session ended.
  • Mon 1st to Fri 5th Oct 2018 (5 days 9.30am to 4pm) Session ended.
  • Mon 5th to Fri 9th Nov 2018 (5 days 9.30am to 4pm) Session ended.
  • Mon 17th to Fri 21st Dec 2018 (5 days 9.30am to 4pm)
  • Mon 7th to Fri 11th Jan 2019 (5 days 9.30am to 4pm) Full

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

  • Mon 6th to Thurs 9th Aug 2018 (4 days 9.30am to 4pm) Session ended.
  • Mon 17th to Thurs 20th Sept 2018 (4 days 9.30am to 4pm) Session ended.
  • Mon 8th to Thurs 11th Oct 2018 (4 days 9.30am to 4pm) Session ended.
  • Mon 12th to Thurs 15th Nov 2018 (4 days 9.30am to 4pm)
  • Mon 14th to Thurs 17th Jan 2019 (4 days 9.30am to 4pm)

Weekend class based training courses

CeMAP® 1 (UK Regulation) (Classroom)

  • Sat 16th to Sat 30th June 2018 (5 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 4pm). Session ended..
  • Sat 29th Sept to Sat 13th Oct 2018 (5 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 4pm). Session ended.

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

  • Sat  15th to Sun 23rd Sept  (4 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 4pm). Session ended.
  • Sat 10th to Sun 18th Nov 2018 (4 days: Sat and Sun only: 9.30am to 4pm).

Web based training courses (Webinar)

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CeMAP® 1 (UK Regulation) (Webinar)

  • Mon 1st to Fri 5th Oct 2018 (5 days 9.30am to 4pm) Session ended.

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

  • Mon 12th to Thurs 15th Nov 2018 (4 days 9.30am to 4pm)

Evening Webinar

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

  • Mon 5th Nov to Thurs 13th Dec 2018 (Monday and Thursday – 6.30pm to 9pm (2.5 hours) – 12 sessions

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

  • Mon 7th Jan to  Mon 4th Feb 2019 (Monday and Thursday – 6.30pm to 9pm (2.5 hours) – 9 sessions

 

Blended/distance learning

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

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