CII - Award in Mortgage Advice (Level 3) (Unit CF6)

Course Information

  • Course Code: EC381
  • Study mode: Part Time

Who is this course for?

Those seeking to give mortgage advice and anyone currently working in a non-advisory role in the mortgage market such as technical consultants or those in support roles looking to progress

About the Trainer

Angelo Kornecki APFS, Chartered Financial Planner. P.G.C.E.

Angelo is a passionate advocate for higher level education within the Financial Services Profession and has extensive experience within the Financial Services Industry, having worked in Retail Banking and Financial Planning for a large global bank, as an Independent Financial Adviser with clients throughout the North West and is currently the Founder and Director of AKORN Financial Advice Ltd, a fast growing, forward thinking Financial Advice firm based in Blackburn.

Angelo holds the Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning from the CII and holds Chartered Financial Planner status, one of the industrys highest accreditations, proving and supporting the highest levels of technical knowledge and professional ethics. In addition to being a practising Financial Adviser, Angelo is also a lecturer on the FdA Accounting with Financial Services and BA (Top up) Accounting with Financial Services degree courses at the University Centre at Blackburn College, heading up and delivering the Financial Services Pathway on both courses. He also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (P.G.C.E) from the University Of Central Lancashire (UCLAN).

Fees & Availability:

Cost includes access to the College online learning portal and two-day face to face tuition per module. Please note that examinations are taken at a test centre external to Blackburn College, exam fees are paid directly to CII.

Entry Requirements

Student membership of the CII is mandatory. This is free and can be done online with the CII.

How will I be assessed?

Students are expected to undertake at least 3-5 hours of reading per week and make use of RevisionMate and CII Resources on top of class attendance. Your tutor will direct as to required reading topics. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at the next session. Preparation for each session is essential.

Please note: The College are providing a total of 2 days guided learning/support hours per unit with the remaining CII recommended learning hours to come from the students own self-study online on our portal. The total CII recommended study hours (which will obviously vary based on experience and ability) are as follows:

  • R01 60 hours
  • CF6 100 Hours


  • R01 - 2 hour exam, 100 multiple choice questions.
  • CF6 - 3 hour exam, 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs), 5 case studies, each comprising 5 MCQs.

For online MCQ exams, result notification is immediate on completion. For paper-based MCQ exams, results are released five weeks following the exam sitting. Written exam results are normally released 6-8 weeks following the exam sitting.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email