CeMAP Paper 1

Most Recognised Mortgage Advice Qualification



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Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (QCF) CeMAP® Paper 1
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University of Birmingham
West Midlands
United Kingdom
The Enterprise Centre Suite 38, The Enterprise Centre
Cranborne Road
United Kingdom
Unit 6
Waterside Drive
United Kingdom


The Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP®) qualification is a mark of excellence in the finance industry for professionals who provide advice on mortgage products and services. It is an industry validated certification that provides you with the skills and knowledge for practical application.

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The CeMAP qualification is held by 80% of mortgage advisors and is considered a benchmark of success in the financial industry which can lead to a lucrative career as a CeMAP qualified Mortgage Advisor.

Due to a skills gap in the mortgage advice industry, getting qualified in CeMAP today will mean companies need you more than you need them! Start your CeMAP training with e-Careers now and make yourself a hugely in demand candidate in a sector where you can start earning up to £70,000!

Study the CeMAP syllabus today with the support of an accredited tutor for the duration of your course.

Why Study CeMAP with e-Careers?

  • CeMAP is the UKs most prestigious Mortgage Advisor's qualification
  • CeMAP exams meet Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulations
  • Over 80% of UK Mortgage Advisors hold the CeMAP Certification
  • High pass rates!
  • Boost your salary
  • Earn up to £70,000 as a certified Mortgage Advisor with CeMAP®
  • Spread the cost of your studies with split payments

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

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CeMAP Paper 1: UK Financial Regulations

The Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) Paper 1 will build your knowledge in UK financial regulations through focusing on the purpose and structure of UK financial services. It will establish a foundation for the remainder of your future as a mortgage advisor by taking you through all legal aspects of the UK’s finance industry.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulate financial services in the UK, including mortgages and holders of the CeMAP certificate.

CeMAP has been attained by over 80% of UK mortgage advisors, making it the most popular qualification for finance professionals who wish to offer mortgage advice as a part of their skillset. Once registered with the FCA, advisors will receive a “licence to practice” granting you the legal right to offer mortgage advice in a professional environment.

This module consists of two units: The Financial Services Environment and Regulation of the Financial Environment.

  • UK Financial Services Structure
  • Financial Asset Classes
  • Financial Services Products
  • Financial Advice and Regular Reviews
  • Legal Concepts
  • UK Taxation
  • Benefits System
  • Inflation
  • Interest Rate Volatility
  • Non-tax Laws
  • Regulation
  • Conduct of Business Rules
  • Anti-money Laundering Rules
  • Complaints and Compensation
  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • European Directives

CeMAP 1 is run over five days and will ensure you are knowledgeable in UK financial regulations. This understanding will help you to work ethically in an industry that is so stringently monitored due to the amount of money that changes hands daily.

The exam is assessed by a 2-hour exam at a Pearson Vue test centre. You will be able to purchase this when you register with the LIBF.

The exam is 100 multiple choice questions which are split across the two units, each unit containing 50 multiple-choice questions. The pass mark required for each unit is 70%

Advantages of the Course

  • Learn CeMAP in the traditional classroom format
  • Interest free credit and finance options available
  • Small class sizes for a focused learning experience
  • Exam simulations included
  • Professional trainers with real industry experience
  • High pass rates
  • Study the financial regulations in the UK so you can understand all the legal aspects needed to become a mortgage advisor

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. This 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.


There are no requirements for this course.

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 £50,000 with experience.

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