Loan Market Group finance and mortgage broking courses

Finance and mortgage broking workshops

If you are looking for a career in asset finance or mortgage broking, launch your dreams with our nationally recognised qualification at Entry Education endorsed by LMG.

Gain hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of the mortgage broking industry through our comprehensive workshops for the Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking (FNS40821) or the Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management (FNS50322). These workshops are endorsed by LMG, one of the biggest financial services company and mortgage aggregator in Australia. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also available if you have experience in the industry.

Our premium training program offers:

  • if you have experience in the industry, you can fast track your qualification with this course
  • five specialised in-person or virtual workshops led by experienced industry professionals
  • real-world simulations, videos, and case studies to prepare you for practical scenarios
  • access to LMG’s award-winning broker software to gain familiarity with essential tools
  • networking opportunities and exposure to career prospects with LMG
  • enhanced credibility and recognition with a certificate from LMG and Entry Education
  • dedicated trainer support throughout your learning journey
  • launch your mortgage broking career with confidence and secure a premium qualification in this thriving industry.

Enrol in today and take the first step towards a successful future in mortgage broking!

Self-paced workshops

By choosing this option you have complete control over your learning by giving yourself the freedom to attend workshops or accelerate at your own pace.

Entry Education offer virtual face-to-face Finance and Mortgage Broking workshops for the Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking as well as for the Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

Attend a workshop and have the option to get your qualification issued faster. Learn from one of the best industry experts – they will guide you through the process to get your qualification and get started in the industry.
Our mortgage broker workshops are run by industry experienced trainers over:

  • 5 days – Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking
  • 5 days – Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking Management
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Certificate IV & Diploma in Finance & Mortgage Broking workshops

From$1,250virtual class
  • Learn from experienced trainers
  • Get your qualification issued faster
  • Get government funding and do this course for free. (Find out about eligibility below)
  • Pay it in 4 interest-free instalments You can split your payment over four instalments with Afterpay
By enrolling in one workshop, you’ll get a Platinum service that includes:

  • unlimited access to all online workshop sessions of that course
  • access to trainer via phone, email and text
  • support available Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm
  • priority marking, including trainer feedback sessions
  • completed courses marked between 1-2 business days
LMG is the largest and most progressive aggregator group across Australia and New Zealand supporting a community of over 6,000 brokers and advisers. Proudly family-owned and led, LMG supports businesses operating under their own brand, or the Loan Market brand, and partners with over 65 banks and lenders. The business has grown rapidly, with LMG brokers in both countries helping over 300,000 customers settle over $130 billion worth of loans in 2022 and reaching a collective loan book of $350 billion.

Embark on a personalised learning journey through a blend of flexible and interactive approaches:

  • self-paced online learning modules: Master the fundamentals at your own pace with engaging online modules that unlock at key milestones.
  • interactive workshops: Engage in hands-on learning through face-to-face online workshops led by experienced trainers.
  • regular assessments: Receive personalised feedback and validate your understanding through assignments guided by qualified assessors.

Choosing the right qualification for your mortgage broking career

If you’re interested in a career as a mortgage broker, there are two main qualifications you can choose from: the Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management (FNS50322) and the Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking (FNS40821).

Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management (FNS50322)

This qualification is ideal for those who want to:

  • become a fully qualified mortgage broker
  • start their own mortgage broking business
  • manage a team of mortgage brokers

The Diploma covers a wider range of topics than the Certificate IV, including:

  • financial planning and advice
  • risk management
  • business management

With the diploma you can apply for FBAA membership.

Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking (FNS40821)

This qualification is a good option for those who:

  • want to work as a mortgage broker under the supervision of a qualified broker
  • are currently working in a mortgage broking business and want to formalise their qualifications
  • are considering a career change to mortgage broking

The Certificate IV covers the essential skills and knowledge required to work as a mortgage broker, including:

  • mortgage products and processes
  • assessing client needs
  • processing loan applications

With the Certificate IV you can apply for MFAA membership.

If you would like to fast-track your career and have personalised support along the way, then this face-to-face workshop is the best option for you.

Our workshops are facilitated by an experienced trainer, who will guide you through the process of becoming a mortgage broker, asset finance consultant or running your own business in the industry.

Online face-to-face courses and workshops in mortgage broking and asset finance allow our trainer to provide an intensive learning experience and soak up as much information as possible within a short period of time. We’ll cover everything from theory across finance and mortgage broking, to industry-based real-world experiences faced by mortgage brokers in Australia.

The Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking workshop and the Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking workshop has a duration of five sessions.

However, you will have 12 months to complete the assessments with an option to apply for another 12 month extension if needed.
Everyone has different requirements, and we personalise the course to suit you.

Build your foundation

Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking (FNS40821)

  • Understand the industry and brokerages and how they work
  • Build relationships in the industry and talk the lingo
  • Help customers with lending solutions that fit their needs, goals and objectives
  • Prospect to find new customers
  • Nurture referral partnerships to help build your pipeline
  • Complete research for different lending scenarios
  • Perform lending calculations
  • Package lending solutions to send to customers
  • Analyse and verify important income and supporting documents
  • Input customer and lending information with aggregation and 3rd party software
  • Interpret and implement industry legislation and regulations in customer interactions and practices
  • Provide top-notch customer service to support customers throughout the life of their loan
  • Manage daily tasks to stay organised
  • Manage stakeholder communication
  • Work compliantly to keep you and your customers safe
  • Manage personal and professional development
  • Apply and maintain knowledge of financial products and services

Become a pro broker

Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management (FNS50322)

  • All the above from the Certificate IV plus:
  • Understand SMSF structures and lending
  • Structure, package and submit commercial lending
  • Structure development finance lending
  • Structure Alt-Doc and Lo-Doc lending
  • Complete manual loan submissions
  • Undertake risk assessments for complex lending
  • Analyse company trees
  • Interpret financials and tax returns to determine the financial position
  • Interpret and calculate income using Business Activity Statements (BAS)
  • Understand trusts and trust lending
  • Assess a complex company financial health and performance
  • Perform complex lending calculations
  • Apply ethical frameworks and principals to make and act upon decisions

Available workshop dates:

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Online mortgage broker courses

These online face to face workshops in finance and mortgage broking will deliver results that can be immediately applied in a competitive marketplace. This is what makes our in-person mortgage broker courses different from the rest – we offer a balance between theory, industry-based case studies and practical skills.

During this workshop, you will learn how to prepare loan applications, identify clients’ finance and mortgage broking needs, and gain the foundational knowledge to be a successful mortgage broker.

These workshops and finance and mortgage broking courses are held each month online via Zoom. For more information on our workshops and face to face Finance and Mortgage Broking courses, get in touch with Entry Education today.

Frequently asked questions

How does the assessment process work?

Our finance and mortgage broker courses are delivered online or within face to face workshops.

The format of the course is online, you will have 12 -15 units to complete. If you choose the face to face, or face to face virtual workshops, you will have the facilitator assessing your work. You will have the support to get your qualification completed in the timeframe that suits your requirements.

There are no formal exams, it is all very user friendly.You will complete a combination of lending scenarios, written exercises, and online multiple-choice questions. You will need to upload documents, videos, and draft emails to clients.

What do I need to bring?

  • you need a desktop or laptop computer for your Zoom course.
  • download Zoom (the free version is fine).
  • update Zoom, if required, and test the program prior to your attendance.

What kind of support do Entry Education offer during this course?

All courses provided by Entry Education are designed and delivered by industry-leading experts. Whether you complete the course within one of our face to face workshops, virtually, or online, you’ll have unlimited access to ongoing support from these experts throughout the duration of your course.

Studying outside of typical 9-5 hours? No problem – our direct messaging system allows you to seek online support whenever you need, including on weekends!

Studying with Entry Education, you’re never alone. We’ll be in your corner every step of the way to ensure you’re getting the most out of your course and you’re on your way to a fantastic career.

What is next after completing my qualification?

As a broker you will need to have your Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking, then either hold an Australian Credit licence, or be an authorised representative of an aggregator. The aggregator will allow you to have access to a large number of lenders which gives your clients choice to cater to their individual needs.

By completing our Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking (FNS40821), you will be given the foundation to begin your career, which can also be upgraded to a Diploma level when you are ready to take the next step in your career.

Completing an Entry Education face to face Mortgage Broking and Finance workshop will see you armed with the confidence, practical skills, accreditation, and knowledge to delve straight into working as a professional mortgage broker. We will give you all of the tools and resources you need to ensure that upon completion, you are ready to bring your skills out into the real world of mortgage broking!

Why choose Entry Education?

When you choose Entry Education for your Finance and Mortgage Broking courses, we guarantee that:

  • there are no extra charges or hidden fees
  • upon completion of your workshop course, all your assessments will be marked within 1–2 business days. For self-paced courses the marking is 5–7 business days
  • our training courses are compliant with legislative and regulatory requirements
  • whether online or face to face, you’ll have access to the support of your own online tutor throughout the duration of the course
  • we’ll arm you with vital insights that’ll advance your real estate training

In the case of our finance and mortgage broking workshops, we’re excited to be able to provide intensive, informative, and exceptional face to face training that will provide students with the ability to step into their new career within a matter of days! For more information on our face to face and virtual workshops, get in touch with our friendly team today.

“The delivery of the content is clear and precise, and the assessments are easy to navigate. My experience was successful, beneficial and enjoyable.”

Tom Carey

Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking