CeMAP® Module 1 – Classroom

CeMAP® Overview

When considering a career as a Mortgage Advisor, it’s important to remember that you must first have a professional qualification, such as a ‘Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice’, or CeMAP®, before you legally start giving advice. This is because all UK mortgages are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

CeMAP® is the benchmark in qualifications for Mortgage Advice, held by 80% of UK Mortgage Advisors. A CeMAP® qualification will give you a working knowledge of essential topics surround this sector. 

CeMAP® qualifications result in an RQF level 3 qualification, accredited by Ofqual and awarded by the London Institute of Banking & Finance.

You can now take your exams from home. See below for more details. 

This course is eligible for a TOTUM PRO Card. Details on how to receive this card will be sent out after enrolment.

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What is the CeMAP® Module 1 Classroom Course 

CeMAP® qualifications are highly regarded in the industry, demonstrating a mark of excellence. With these qualifications you can legally provide financial advice on a range of mortgage options, services and products. 

Our CeMAP® Module 1 course will equip you with the knowledge to start a career as a Mortgage Advisor, including: 

  •    The Financial Services Environment and Products
  •    UK Financial Services and Regulation 

You will be instructed by a qualified, accredited trainer, who will help you understand the syllabus in full. Should you find any topics difficult to understand, you will have ample time to resolve these during the class with one to one support from your tutor, due to the small class sizes. 

We will also provide you with access to the eLearning course materials, for 6 months, as well as give you unlimited access to our Tutor Support for 6 months. If you find any topics difficult to understand or you need additional help, you can speak with one of our course mentors, 24/7.    

To be able to apply for a job in this sector, you would also need to undertake the CeMAP® Module 2 & 3 qualification

Is a CeMAP® training course for me? 

If you are looking to start a career as a Mortgage Advisor and want to do so as part of a group in a classroom setting, CeMAP® Classroom training is your best option. If you feel that you would prefer to study online, why not consider enrolling onto our CeMAP® Module 1 Online Course

There are no prerequisites to enrol onto the course, but we suggest you have a good understanding of English, both verbal and written, and basic maths skills. 

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How long does it take to get a CeMAP® qualification? 

If you’re new to this sector, you may wonder how long it takes to get a CeMAP® qualification. To complete the CeMAP® training Module 1 course, you’ll need to attend the 5-day training class as a minimum. Some students may wish to use their 6 months access to the eLearning course to further solidify their knowledge. 

Why study a CeMAP® qualification with e-Careers? 

We are the leading provider of CeMAP® training in the UK, and our trainers are professional, friendly and experienced in this field. You can be sure of a high-quality training experience in our CeMAP® classes. 

You will also benefit from: 

  •    The best price for CeMAP® training anywhere in the UK, guaranteed!
  •    An average pass success of 93%
  •    In-class exams and mock exams to prepare you
  •    Unlimited Tutor Support
  •    Interest-free payment options 

Check out our useful CeMAP® exam and revision tips.

Where could this qualification take me next? 

With the market experiencing a drop in qualified Mortgage Advisors, now is the time to train to become qualified in this field. 

After you have completed your CeMAP® Module 1 qualification you can gain full accreditation by studying the CeMAP® Module 2 & 3 qualification. When you are fully qualified in CeMAP® you can apply for jobs as a Mortgage Advisor, Protection Advisor, or choose to work within the public and private Banking sectors. 

Find out more about becoming a Mortgage Advisor

Typical Salaries 

Average UK salaries for Mortgage Advisors in the UK is £30k* per annum. You will also typically be offered an excellent commission package, taking on target earnings to over £50k. Once you have gained more experience, you could explore managerial opportunities, which would increase your earning potential.   

Other job roles include: 

  •    Private Banking Assistant – £33k
  •    Relationship Support Assistant – £33k
  •    Protection Advisor – £50k
  •    Business Owner – Mortgage Advisor – £30-£55k+ 

(Source: Indeed)

CeMAP® Syllabus & Exams 

LIBF have been working alongside their testing partner, Pearson Vue, to provide students with an option to sit their exams remotely. Delegates can now sit their exams from the comfort and safety of their own homes, while maintaining exam conditions, and be monitored by an invigilator. All CeMAP modules and eligible for Remote Invigilation.

The CeMAP® Module 1 training comprising 2 units: 

  •    Introduction to Financial Services Environment and Products
  •    UK Financial Services and Regulation 

To test your knowledge of the materials learned throughout Module 1, you will take a 2-hour multiple-choice exam, at a Pearson Vue Test Centre. 

CeMAP® Syllabus 

  •    Review and understand the Data Protection Act 1998 and the FCA regulations and its conduct of business rule
  •    Learn about key legal concepts and how they apply to all advice you give to clients
  •    Understand UK legislation and regulation
  •    Discover the essential terms and rules of UK taxation and social security systems
  •    Learn how to handle compensation claims and general complaints
  •    Understand interest rates volatility and how they will affect customers with a mortgage, such as the fluctuation of interest rates and the impact on affordability and acceptance for mortgages 

CeMAP® Exams 

Due to the Covid19 Coronavirus pandemic, Pearson Vue Centres are undergoing changes to their examination schedules. To find out more about the current situation, please visit the dedicated Pearson Vue Coronavirus update page. 

CeMAP® Module 1 exam covers topics from the course, with a focus on UK Financial Regulation (UKFR). This includes: 

  •    Unit 1 – Introduction to Financial Services Environment and Products
  •    Unit 2 – UK Financial Services and Regulation 

Your exam for Module 1 will be a 2-hour objective exam, with 100 multiple-choice questions. 

The exam fee is £185, and you can apply for the exam anytime throughout the year. 

You will need to sit your exam at a Pearson VUE test centres (150 nationwide). All CeMAP® exams are registered with Ofqual, in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

If you require some study and exam helps, check out our CeMAP® Exam tips blog.


What skills are needed to enrol onto this course? 

There are no prerequisites for the Module 1 course, so anyone can enrol onto this course. 

Due to the nature of this course, it’s beneficial that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English, as well as be comfortable with basic maths tasks. 

Do I have to sit an exam? 

Yes. Once you have completed your studies, you will need to take the same official CeMAP® exam as everyone else in the UK. This exam is a multiple-choice exam, and we’re proud that our pass rates sits at 93% for students who have completed the full CeMAP® course with e-Careers. 

What is included in the cost of my course? 

The fee includes the cost of your accredited trainer throughout the 5-day training course. We have also included 6 months access to our online training course and 6 months unlimited tutor support, for free! 

What if I need more time to finish my course? 

We are confident that you can complete the CeMAP® Module 1 course and be prepared for the exam within the classroom timeframe. Remember, you have 6 months access to the eLearning course materials and unlimited tutor support, should you need it.

Are there any additional costs? 

There is just one additional cost, which is for your exam. This costs £185 and re-sits are £150. 

Tell me about my Unlimited Tutor Support? 

If you’re struggling to understand certain topics or sections during your class, you can speak with your tutor to go through it in more detail, 24/7. This can be as frequently as required, over a period of 6 months. 

Our tutors are highly knowledgeable, with over 19 years’ experience in this subject area, and they will be on hand during your studies with us. There will also be a series of webinars run regularly, covering the main topics found throughout the Module 1 course. 

Is there a required reading list? 

No, everything you need will be provided to you in your learning pack.   


What is the TOTUM PRO Card? 

The TOTUM PRO card is the replacement of the old NUS card, which offers discounts in a wide range of shops and websites, saving you money off food, holidays and flights, clothes, make-up, gym memberships and much more. TOTUM PRO card is aimed at professional learners, giving you access to exclusive discounts. 

Where can you use your TOTUM PRO Card? 

The TOTUM PRO card offers a range of discounts on a wide range of shops and websites. The list below provides a sample of the places you can receive discounts from. View the latest TOTUM PRO offers

How to get your card 

To receive your TOTUM PRO card all you need to do is enrol and pay for an eligible course and we’ll send you an email confirmation, acknowledging your eligibility for the TOTUM PRO Card. After your 14-day cooling-off period has passed, we’ll send you an email confirming that your TOTUM PRO card access is now live, and you’ll be able to use the TOTUM PRO card widget in your ‘My Account’ section on our website, to order your card. 

Is there a cost? 

TOTUM PRO is available for a limited time only for just £14.99 for one year (usually £19.99), £24.99 for two years (usually £34.99), or £34.99 for three years (usually £44.99). This offer will run until 30th June 2020.

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