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This CeRER training course in St Albans is suitable for anyone who currently holds a CeMAP certification or Level 3 Mortgage Qualification and who wants to advise on equity release products. It would also be beneficial for companies looking to add additional products to their portfolios and expand their range. If you’re currently studying for your CeMAP qualification, this makes an excellent addition to your studies.
Anyone may register to study a CeRER qualification, however, to complete the qualification you must either hold a Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage and Practice (CeMAP) or an equivalent qualification to CeMAP.
If you do not hold either qualification, we advise that you to first register for the CeMAP Modules 1, 2, & 3.
If you are a Mortgage Adviser looking to offer a wide range of products and service, such as Equity Release, this qualification is ideal for you. Once you have completed the full CeRER qualification in St Albans and exam, you can start to advise clients on a range of Equity Release options, which will open up new customers for you and your business. There are many people in the UK looking for solutions on how to release equity from their homes, and you will be able to advise them on their best options available. This in turn opens an additional revenue stream for both yourself and your organisation.
If you would like to offer advice on Equity Release, but are currently not working as a Mortgage Adviser, or you have not year earned your CeMAP qualifications, it's best to start with a CeMAP Modules 1,2 & 3 course.
With an average salary of £30k* and OTE in excess of £50k* per annum, Mortgage Advisers have an excellent earning potential, and with more products and services available, the opportunity for an increased commission rises also.
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This is a two-day immersive course in St Albans, focussing on the two units required to take the examination for the Level 3 Certificate in Regulated Equity Release (CeRER) designation.
The core Equity Release module is assessed through a single 2-hour objective exam, split into two units. Unit 1 is 50 multiple-choice questions, and Unit 2 is 3 case studies with 10 linked multiple-choice questions.
Fundamentals of Euqity Release
Exam format - Multiple-choice.
Number of questions - 50.
Pass mark - 35/50 (70%).
Equity Release Solutions
Exam format - Case studies, Multiple-choice.
Number of questions - 3 case studies with 10 questions.
Pass mark - 21/30 (70%).
Exam information for CeRER
Register with the London Institute of Banking & Finance to take your exams. The exams (including registration fees) are not included in the cost of the course. There is an exam fee of £220 and you can apply to take your exam anytime throughout the year, including via a test centre or remote invigilation online. The cost of a re-sit exam is £160.
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