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Getting Licensed in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Mortgage Associate Course and the Saskatchewan Mortgage Broker EducationProgram are the only required courses for licensing by the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA).

Both courses are offered in an online format and take roughly 40-60 hours to complete. Each have a final in-person examination.


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Mortgage Associate Course

The Saskatchewan Mortgage Associate Course is the required entry level licensing course by FCAA for the province of Saskatchewan. Our mortgage associate course is an online program, based on the 6th edition textbook Introduction to the Canadian Mortgage Industry. *Students must have a financial calculator to complete this course.

The course contains province specific information including regulations, legislation, and business practices. The program was developed with the assistance of education experts and through extensive industry consultation.


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Mortgage Broker Education Program

The Saskatchewan Mortgage Broker Education Program is the required course to becoming a licensed mortgage broker in Saskatchewan. This is the ONLY approved course for licensing as a mortgage broker by the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA). The Mortgage Broker Education Program is designed in line with the FCAA requirements. The program was developed with the assistance of education experts and through extensive industry consultation, ensuring that the curriculum aligns with actual practice.

Completion of the Saskatchewan Mortgage Associate Course is required prior to taking this course.

This program has a different focus than the associate program above – it is based on the skills and knowledge required to effectively supervise associates and to ensure that the brokerage complies with all applicable rules. Upon completion of the program, you will be able to successfully operate and open your very own brokerage


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Virtual Exam(s) are now available for these courses. Enjoy a safe, physically distanced testing experience, in a comfortable setting of your choosing. Please note, Virtual Exams are offered in English only.


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Please make sure to read the Course and Cancellation Policies documents for each course below before registering:




This course covers all the key topics, skills and knowledge necessary for you to successfully enter the industry as a mortgage associate. See below for the course syllabus:


PART 1: THE MORTGAGE INDUSTRY IN PERSPECTIVE

  • Module 1 - Overview of the Industry
  • Module 2 - Regulatory Framework
  • Module 3 - Legal Overview
PART 2: MORTGAGE MATHEMATICS
  • Module 4 - Mortgage Mathematics
PART 3: THE MORTGAGE PROCESS FROM A-Z
  • Module 5 - Understanding The Mortgage Process
  • Module 6 - Completing The Mortgage Application
  • Module 7 - Qualifying The Borrower
  • Module 8 - Mortgage Products, Related Products, And Submitting The Application
  • Module 9 - Appraisals
  • Module 10 - The Closing Process
PART 4: PROTECTING CONSUMERS & INCREASING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALISM
  • Module 11 - Protecting Consumers & Increasing Industry Professionalism

 

This course covers all the key topics, skills and knowledge necessary for you to successfully enter the industry as a mortgage broker. See below for the course syllabus:


MODULE 1: SETTING UP YOUR BROKERAGE

  • The Regulatory Environment
  • Licensing
  • The Role of the Principal Broker
  • Brokerage Models
  • Dealing with the Regulator
MODULE 2: STAFFING AND SUPERVISING YOUR BROKERAGE
  • Recruiting and Hiring Suitable Employees
  • Identifying Key Competencies
  • Supervising, Managing and Coaching
  • Ethical Practice in the Mortgage Industry
MODULE 3: OPERATING YOUR BROKERAGE
  • Creating a Culture of Compliance
  • Creating and Implementing Policies and Procedures
  • Managing and Ensuring Compliance
  • Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements
  • Trust Fund Obligations and Private Investors
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Information Security
MODULE 4: DEALING WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS
  • The Agency Relationship
  • Identifying Parties to Transactions
  • Disclosures
  • Ensuring Suitability
  • Complaint Handling
MODULE 5: PROTECTING YOUR CUSTOMERS
  • Advertising Standards
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Prohibited Activities

 

Got a question? Try browsing our FAQ below for help. If your question is still not answered, please call us at 416-385-2333 x2610 for further assistance!

  1. What is the passing grade?
    60%

  2. What happens if I fail?
    Rewrites are free for scheduled exams at our MPC facilities. However, a fee of $75 would apply if booking an individual exam outside the GTA or an online exam. You must re-write the exam within 6 months of receiving pass/fail email notification. If you fail a second time, you will need to re-enroll in the course.

  3. How do I book an exam and where can I write it?
    Online learners need to complete their course before an exam date can be booked. Once complete, learners will have access to the BOOK EXAM button on their My Activities page. For full details on examinations and testing sites, please visit our exam info page.

  4. Does the exam cost money?
    Outside of GTA exams booked at third party test centres and online exams cost $75+applicable taxes.

  5. How can I request a rewrite and how many rewrites do I get?
    Email exams@mortgageproscan.ca to schedule a re-write within 6 months of receiving your grade. Only 1 rewrite is permitted. If you fail the rewrite, re-enrollment would be required to continue with your studies.

  6. When do I get access to my online program?
    Online access is available immediately upon registration. Students can either download their e-textbook from their online course or use the link provided to them in their emailed registration receipt.

  7. When will my course certificate arrive?
    Certificates will arrive by Canada Post 2-3 weeks of receiving pass notification.

  8. Can I place a hold on my course, or transfer my registration to another person?
    No. However, exceptions may be made if requests are submitted to the Education Department by email for review.