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Learn about the UK financial services industry and build a foundation for the rest of your CeMAP training. This entry point into CeMAP training is the ideal place to start building your understanding of the Mortgage Advice sector, while allowing you to prepare to undertake CeMAP Levels 2 & 3 online

CeMAP qualifications are made up of 3 Levels (often called Papers), and once you have completed all 3 Levels, you'll have completed the full course. 

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

Available delivery methods for this course




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Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Available
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • 1,000's of successful CeMAP delegates
  • Study anytime, anywhere
CeMAP Paper 1 - Online
£208£188 ex. VAT

Learn about the UK financial services industry and build a foundation for the rest of your CeMAP training.

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

We offer monthly finance with 0% interest – view options on the checkout page. All prices inclusive of VAT
We offer monthly finance with 0% interest – view options on the checkout page. All prices inclusive of VAT

What is the CeMAP Level 1 course?

Are you looking to become a Mortgage Adviser? This CeMAP Paper 1 course is the perfect introduction to your new career as a Mortgage Adviser.

It’s considered by most that the CeMAP qualification is the industry benchmark. With 80% of Mortgage Advisers holding the education, you could join the majority of professionals in the UK and work towards becoming a fully-fledged Mortgage Adviser, who can help others with their continued climb on the property ladder.

Gain a CeMAP Qualification. Enrol today!

Is the CeMAP Level 1 online course right for me?

Being qualified and registered with a “licence to practice” is mandatory for anyone who wants to give mortgage advice in a professional environment. There are no requirements for this course, so if you have an interest in the industry, then this is a course to get involved in. 

How long does it take to get a CeMAP qualification?

If you're looking to become fully qualified in CeMAP, the question 'how long does it take to get a CeMAP qualification' has most likely crossed your mind. 

To complete CeMAP levels 1, 2 and 3 you'll undertaking around 230 hours of training. For CeMAP Level 1, you'll have 6 months access to the course materials, which gives you that amount of time to complete the course. Realistically, without distractions, you can complete the CeMAP Level 1 course fairly quickly. 

Where can I go with a CeMAP qualification level 1??

Getting your CeMAP Level 1 qualification is your first step towards becoming CeMAP certified. The next logical steps after CeMAP Level 1, is to undertake CeMAP Level 2 & 3 Online

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

  • Senior Mortgage Adviser
  • Mortgage Adviser
  • Financial Adviser

Why study the CeMAP Level 1 online course with e-Careers?

  • Constantly updated courses to reflect the very latest in financial regulations. With this course, you will study with the help of the most recent 2014/15 syllabus so that you will be up-to-date and ready to go.
  • Be your own boss and work for yourself as a freelance Mortgage Adviser. The CeMAP course can help you to achieve your aspiration of self-employment, as well as having the opportunity to work for a financial institution.
  • The complete CeMAP course is divided into three separate modules, so you can work towards your Mortgage Adviser education at your own pace and not overwhelmed.
  • Have the opportunity to advise others of their mortgage potential, and earn money, experience and satisfaction from a reputable career!
  • Start your journey to becoming an industry recognised qualified Mortgage Adviser.
  • We offer some useful CeMAP exam and revision tips

What are the CeMAP Level 1 online course modules?

CeMAP® Level 1 – Units 1 & 2:

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

CeMAP Level 1 Exams

Exams are not included in this course, and must be purchased separately.

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

What does the CeMAP Level 1 online course cover?

  • This resource covers the two units of Paper 1 - one of three CeMAP® course papers. Once CeMAP 1 UK Financial Regulation is complete, you can continue towards your mortgage adviser career dreams by completing CeMAP 2 and 3 and becoming proficient with CeMAP.
  • Explore the structure and purpose of the UK financial services industry, and why financial regulation is such an important area to understand as a professional mortgage adviser.
  • Get to grips with the Data Protection Act 1998, as well as FCA regulation and its conduct of business rule, so that when you work as a mortgage adviser, you can do so with confidence and thorough understanding.
  • Learn more about legal concepts, how they are relevant to the advice you will give, and also how legislation and regulation work together within the finance services.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of UK taxation and social security systems.
  • Learn how to effectively deal with compensation claims and complaints, just in case any issues should arise within your future business.
  • Understand how the volatility of interest rates can affect a mortgage customer, including how the fluctuation of interest rates can impact on affordability and acceptance for mortgages.

To become a professional Mortgage Adviser, you need to hold a qualification approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). CeMAP is an FCA approved qualification awarded by The London Institute of Banking & Finance and additional fees are payable to them in order to sit the exams and achieve this qualification.

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, helping you get 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 across a wide range of shops and websites. The list below provides a sample of the places you can receive discounts from. Click here to review the full list of shops and websites.

How to get your card

To receive your TOTUM PRO card all you need to do is enrol and pay for an eligible course (see the full list, below) 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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