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    • By xxrobzyxx 19th Apr 17, 1:02 PM
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    Wanting to get into mortgage advice
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    • 19th Apr 17, 1:02 PM
    Wanting to get into mortgage advice 19th Apr 17 at 1:02 PM
    Hi, I hope it is ok that I have come here but I need some advice.
    My dad is a mortgage advisor and I am looking to get into the same sector to join the family business. He has set me the task of researching what I need to do to get myself qualified etc [I guess to see if I am up to the task].
    So I just have a few questions as the giant encyclopedia that is google is getting me a tiny bit confused.
    1. How do I go about getting my CeMap? Again I looked on google and it sent me to Pearson Vue but they had no information about CeMap or costs etc.
    2. Am I able to do all the study myself or do I have to enroll on a course? My dad has told me he will help me study.
    3. Are there any tips anyone can give me on becoming qualified?
    That is all I can think of, off the top of my head, and if anyone could give me any answer whatsoever I would be grateful.
    Thank you so much for reading!
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    • By Right_bubble 21st Apr 17, 11:27 PM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 11:27 PM
    Fantastic! Sounds like you will get the support you need from your father.

    First of all if you simply google CeMAP the LIBF (previously IFS) website will come up as a link. That is how I applied and studied CeMAP. It is extremely easy to find so I am hoping you will have found it shortly after.
    I studied alone but I also know colleagues that go on courses. I personally used some revision guides from a training website to help me through my studies.
    CeMAP is made up of 3 exams with CeMAP 1 and 2 being multiple choice quotes (CEMAP 1 50 on 2 units and CEMAP 2 25 on 4 units) and CeMAP 3 is I believe 6 case studies.
    You should hopefully have an advantage. After I studied CeMAP I struggled to find an employer to take me on without mortgage advice experience but if it is your own family I would hope that wouldn't be an issue for you!

    Good luck
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