CeMAP Module 1

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Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (QCF) CeMAP® Module 1
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A career as a Mortgage Advisor can be both financially and personally rewarding, as well as easier than you might think to achieve. If you have good interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver exceptional customer service, then the mortgage sector could be your next profession. Surprisingly you don’t need to be a maths wizard as the course will provide you with all the tools you need to succeed.

The CeMAP Certificate in Mortgage Advice (Module 1) is your first step to becoming fully qualified and is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), accredited by Ofqual and awarded by the London Institute of Banking & Finance.

Our Virtual Classroom training has provided high pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee*, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified. The e-Careers Virtual Classroom is an interactive experience, giving you opportunity to learn from some of the leading CeMAP trainers as well as network with fellow students, in the safety and comfort of your own home.

Once fully qualified you will have the potential to earn over £70,000 with experience.


Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (QCF) CeMAP® Module 1

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CeMAP is the most recognised mortgage qualification in the UK, making it the best choice, whether you are looking for a Mortgage Advisor role in a business or if you plan to branch out as an Independent Advisor.

The mortgage industry is currently one of the few high growth employment sectors, with many companies seeking Mortgage Advisors around the UK. Whilst the skills gap continues to widen, this is a great opportunity for you to upskill and enjoy a successful career in the mortgage industry.

Module 1 provides you with an overview of the financial services market including: economic policy, UK taxation law; understanding stamp duty, capital gains and tax credit, the different types of investment that people use to link to their mortgages and how to protect a pot of money from being taxed.

About The London Institute of Banking & Finance

The London Institute of Banking & Finance has a heritage of more than 140 years of delivering world-class, professional education to students in the UK and internationally. It is a not-for-profit educational body with charitable status, incorporated by Royal Charter.

Module Units

The CeMAP Certificate in Mortgage Advice (Module 1) contains two units:

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Financial Services Environment and Products (ITFS)
  • Unit 2: UK Financial Services and Regulation (UKFS)

This module will teach you how legislation and regulation interact.

How is it assessed?

When the time comes to take your exam, we will guide you through the process.

For Module 1 students are required to pass one computer-based exam with 2 units, conducted either at a Pearson VUE testing centre or take your exam online, in the comfort of your home.

Units 1 & 2: Each unit comprises 50 multiple-choice questions. You need to achieve at least 35/50 (70%) to pass each unit. Exam is 1 hour per unit.

The exam (including registration fee) is not included in the cost of the course.

*With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the next class for free.

All we ask is that you:

  • Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  • Take the exam within 30 days of completing your virtual classroom training
  • Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please note: Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials. Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam.

Why choose e-Careers?

We are one of the UK's leading provider of CeMAP training and have trained over 13,500 students since 2012!

We also have:

  • High pass rates
  • Best prices guaranteed like for like
  • 0% Finance to spread the cost
  • 5 Star Excellent rated Trustpilot score

e-Careers and CeMAP Courses

e-Careers provide a variety of ways to get you CeMAP qualified and ready to start your Mortgage Advisor career, including bespoke packages.

We also offer:

  • CeMAP Modules 2 & 3 Virtual Classroom
  • CeMAP Modules 1, 2 & 3 Virtual Classroom
  • Certificate in Regulated Equity Release (CeRER – Level 3), Virtual Classroom

So whatever direction you want to take your career, e-Careers can help you - enquire today and speak to one of our expert course consultants!

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Who is this course for?

Being qualified and registered with a “licence to practice” is mandatory for anyone who wants to give mortgage advice in a professional environment. The qualification is for anyone aspiring to work in Finance, or anyone who already works in finance and is looking to add mortgage advice as a service.

In order to become a fully qualified Mortgage Advisor, students are also required to successfully complete Modules 2 and 3.


There are no prerequisites for this course, however a good command of English is required.

Career path

Once qualified you will be able to work in a bank, building society or estate agents as a Mortgage Advisor. You will be able to work in roles including:

  • Senior Mortgage Advisor
  • Mortgage Advisor
  • Financial Advisor

These job roles will open further opportunities in the lucrative financial industry and give you the potential to earn over £70,000 with experience.

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A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

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An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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