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CeMAP® Diploma

CeMAP Diploma enables mortgage advisers to set themselves apart from their peers and develop an enriched understanding of the broader financial services environment and residential lending sector.

About the qualification

The new Diploma for the mortgage advice industry offers a progression route for existing holders of a Level 3 mortgage advice qualification. It enables professionals to gain a higher level of skills and knowledge and demonstrate their commitment to continual learning. Attaining CeMAP Diploma verifies to clients and employers that holders can provide a better service through an enhanced skillset. The qualification develops specialist knowledge and skills relevant to the mortgage industry, whilst demonstrating higher levels of professionalism.

The CeMAP Diploma is a Level 4 qualification registered with Ofqual in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Follow our Relationship Director, Michael Nicholls', journey studying CeMAP Diploma in his blog series.

Key information

  • Four study sessions available per year – see ‘Studying’ section
  • Comprehensive study materials are provided
  • Combination of multiple-choice exam and coursework assessment
  • Upon completion, you are able to use the ‘CeMAP Diploma' designation after your name


CeMAP Diploma consists of two modules, with the first module consisting of the CeMAP® qualification. Completers of CeMAP, or an equivalent Level 3 Mortgage Advice qualification, only need to complete Module 2 to attain the Diploma.

Module 1 - Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP)

The CeMAP qualification consists of three mandatory modules. Please visit the qualification page for full details

Module 2 - Advanced Mortgage Advice (AMA)


AMA covers the commercial and regulatory environment, products, services and legislation that inform the mortgage advice process. Through the practical application of knowledge and skills, you will gain an understanding of the importance of consumer-oriented advice, sound communication and appropriate ethical behaviours.



View the Study Timetable

When selecting your preferred study session using the timetable above, please be aware that fees are payable if you wish to change your selected AMA2 (coursework) date to a different session.

You will have online access to study texts immediately after registration has been completed and hard copies will also be provided. The study text contains review questions and activities to support your learning. Exemplar papers are also provided to test your learning.

Further study materials are provided if you are studying CeMAP - please visit the qualification page for full details.

The AMA module has a total qualification time of 254 hours. 


Module 2 - AMA

AMA contains two assessments:

  • Coursework assignment of up to 4,000 words
  • 90-minute objective exam comprising 50 multiple-choice questions

The multiple-choice exam can be taken at over 150 Pearson VUE centres nationwide with the result provided on the day.

View information on examination booking and venues 


Looking for further information


For registration and other enquiries please contact Student and Customer Services by email or on +44 (0)12 2781 8609.