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CII Certificate in Mortgage Advice

What is the purpose of this Certificate?

If you are looking to become a mortgage adviser then you need to achieve the CII Certificate in Mortgage Advice. This qualification is also useful for those working in a support role.

It covers the following areas : legislation and regulation; an introduction to the UK financial services industry; product types; process of giving advice; ethics, regulation and legislation; house-buying process; borrower types and their needs; mortgage products; repayment options; and giving mortgage advice.

If you are a CII member, you can use the designation Cert CII (MP) after achieving the qualification.

What do I need to do to achieve this Certificate?

To achieve the CII Certificate in Mortgage Advice you must pass two units. These are:

CII Certificate in Mortgage Advice

CriteriaDetails
Available units:R01 Financial services, regulation and ethics, or
CF1 UK financial services, regulation and ethics
plus
CF6 Mortgage advice
Credits required for qualification:35
Level:3

CF1 UK financial services, regulation and ethics

CriteriaDetails
Credits15 - Certificate
Exam FormatOnline, 2 hours
Number of Questions100 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal pass mark70%
2016 Pass rate58.27%

R01 Financial services, regulation and ethics

CriteriaDetails
Credits20 - Diploma
Exam FormatOnline, 2 hours
Number of Questions100 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Nominal pass mark65%
2016 Pass rate57.01%

CF6 Mortgage advice

CriteriaDetails
Credits20 - Certificate
Exam FormatOnline, 3 hours
Number of Questions100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) and five case studies, each comprising five MCQs
Nominal pass mark70%
2016 Pass rate78.72%