Certificate in Mortgage Advice & Practice (CeMAP®)

Entry Level 3

Would you like to become a Mortgage Adviser?

CeMAP is your ideal first step on the road to a new career in Mortgage Advice. It is an FCA-approved benchmark Mortgage Adviser qualification which meets all regulatory requirements and is highly respected throughout the industry.

Passing the three modules that make up CeMAP will equip you with everything you need to know in order to become a qualified Mortgage Adviser, and could be your gateway to a new career in Financial Services.

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Studying CeMAP with Simply Academy

  • CeMAP (Certificate in Mortgage Advice & Practice) is a RQF level 3 qualification accredited by Ofqual and awarded by the London Institute of Banking & Finance.
  • This Mortgage Adviser qualification is split into seven units spread over three modules. You can choose to study the course in a traditional classroom setting, via Live Webinar or at your own pace via self-study.
  • Each module is assessed through a 2-hour multiple choice exam which can be taken at over 150 locations throughout the UK or from your preferred location via remote invigilation.
  • After passing the exams you will be awarded CeMAP certification and may add the designation ‘CeMAP’ after your name. This indicates to future clients and potential employers that you are qualified to work as a Mortgage Adviser.
  • Simply Academy holds Trusted Partner Status which is the highest accolade awarded by the LIBF. Achieving this status requires an organisation to demonstrate that they provide the highest quality of Financial Services training and education.

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CeMAP Qualification:




CeMAP 1 – UK Financial Regulation (UKFR)

Unit 1 – Introduction to Financial Services Environment and Products

Unit 2 – UK Financial Services and Regulation

2-hour objective exam comprising 100 multiple choice questions

CeMAP 2 – Mortgages (MORT)

Unit 3 – Mortgage Law. Policy Practice and Markets

Unit 4 – Mortgage Applications

Unit 5 – Mortgage Related Protection Products

Unit 6 – Mortgage Payments Methods and Post-Completions Issue

2-hour objective exam comprising 100 multiple choice questions

CeMAP 3 – Assessment of Mortgage Advice & Knowledge (ASSM)

Unit 7 – Assessment of Mortgage Advice and Knowledge

2-hour objective exam comprising 6 case studies each with 10 linked multiple choice questions

Career Progression:

CeMAP is the ideal first step towards a career in Mortgage Advice. Once you’ve qualified as a mortgage adviser, why not continue your career development with one of these Simply Academy courses.

Studying our popular AdviserSkills course will help to get your new career off to the best possible start. This course develops the interpersonal skills you need to thrive as a Mortgage Adviser, covering topics such as effective communication and building customer relationships.

The Certificate in Regulated Equity Release (CeRER) is a popular qualification which will allow you to advise clients on the ever growing equity release market. You need to hold CeMAP or a CeMAP equivalent qualification in order to take this course.

Or if you’d like to broaden the range of products you offer your clients even further, passing the Diploma for Financial Advisers (DipFA) will qualify you as an independent financial adviser (IFA). This allows you to advise clients on a wider range of retail investment products.

Study Options:

CeMAP Fast Track

Fast Track

For students who prefer to learn in a classroom environment.

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CeMAP Webinar

Live Webinar

Be part of the class from the comfort of wherever you choose.

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CeMAP E-Learning


Have the flexibility to study at your own pace in your own time.

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What is the CeMAP qualification?

The Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) is FCA approved and studied in three modules which are assessed via multiple choice tests. Once you have successfully completed the qualification, you will have gained all of the technical skills and knowledge to begin offering mortgage advice to clients.

Many newly qualified advisers choose to continue their professional development by undertaking the AdviserSkills course which teaches the skills of the actual job role. Combining CeMAP and AdviserSkills is a fantastic way to begin a new career in mortgage advice.

How and where do I sit my CeMAP examinations?

Once you enrol for your CeMAP training course, we will explain how to register and book your examinations. Whether you opt for Fast Track, Webinar or E-learning, you may sit your CeMAP exams at one of the conveniently located centres around the UK or remotely from the comfort of wherever you choose.

What is included in my CeMAP Course?

When you enrol on a CeMAP training course within Simply Academy you will receive high quality course materials to complement your learning. These will also provide an excellent point of reference once you have qualified.

If you sign up for Fast Track or Webinar learning you will receive live tuition from an experienced tutor. You will study in small groups and be given plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

If you choose e-learning you will receive 12 months’ access to our 24/7 online portal, with support from the Simply Academy team should you need it.

Where are CeMAP training centres located?

If you sign up for Fast Track learning, you can study the CeMAP course at centres found in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, London,  and Manchester. Each of these centres is conveniently located with excellent transport links.

Why study CeMAP with Simply Academy?

Simply Academy are the only CeMAP training provider to have achieved “Trusted Partner” status with the awarding body. This recognition is the highest awarded and not to be confused with the lesser “Accredited Learning Support Provider” status. Trusted Partner status should that an organisation has proven to have excellent training programmes and learning support for students along with experienced competent trainers and reputable training facilities.

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