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COVID-19 UPDATE: ONLINE EXAMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! REMIC is pleased to provide all in-class courses as LIVE Webinars, and all exams online. Our office locations are closed to the public. Support is available by phone at 877.447.3642 or by live chat between 9 am and 5 pm. Full and future updates available here at Coronavirus Update Page.

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Based on 585 reviews
Just attended the Career Workshop. Great help and clearly laid out your career planning from getting hired to licensing to becoming broker. Recommended to attend for those of you who wish to join the industry
Mehran Mirza
Mehran Mirza
15:17 02 Dec 20
great course! Loved the support given by the team!
Aram Iqbal Desai
Aram Iqbal Desai
15:15 02 Dec 20
Professional and knowledgeable instructors in Mortgage. Strongly recommended!
Mehdi Aghaloo
Mehdi Aghaloo
02:50 01 Dec 20
They live up to their mission everyday, with so many free opportunities to learn the business and become knowledgeable entrepreneurs.
Sonja Bethel
Sonja Bethel
17:06 27 Nov 20
I just finished this course and I was very pleased with how well the course prepped you for the exam.
Rob Francis
Rob Francis
21:08 23 Nov 20
Great Course, Very detailed material. The instructor is a lending veteran with 40 years experience... loving it so far.
Tarek Elarkan
Tarek Elarkan
20:42 21 Nov 20
This is an owe some course. Can anyone imagine a course that costs you less the $400 and a one week of time that opens up a future with enormous possibilities and opportunities to make your life living better? Of course one has to work hard, but that is true whatever you do for living. And YES, Kevin Relling is a great teacher.
Sanat Soni
Sanat Soni
21:19 19 Nov 20
A fun course. And a great teacher!!! it was easy to do online. You wont regret it!!
Scott Stoyles
Scott Stoyles
18:28 12 Nov 20
I would recommend REMIC, as they provide you with exceptional help during the course. After you finish you exam certifications, they provide you with prep review courses until you write the provincial exams. Stephen is an amazing instructor. Keep up the good work Stephen.
antoinette bailey
antoinette bailey
18:24 12 Nov 20
Very important topic. As a newbie, this topic addressed most of my concerns and the instructor was knowledgeable about most questions thrown at him. I strongly recommend this workshop for other agents.
Bertrand Duru
Bertrand Duru
15:38 11 Nov 20
great school and awesome teacher Kevin Rallings! Explains everything in a way for you to easy memorize, Highly reccomend!
E B
E B
01:27 07 Nov 20
Although it was all digital my experience thus far with Remic and instructors will be unforgettable. Outstanding service and support!Thank you for doing your best during turbulent times!
Kinnfolk 416_raised_me
Kinnfolk 416_raised_me
15:17 06 Nov 20
I one hundred percent recommend REMIC for training. I have completed their HLLQP course, and I was continually impressed and supported in my learning journey throughout my course.
Lindsay Lewis
Lindsay Lewis
04:23 03 Nov 20
The Course is perfect on point amazing instructors always helpful
nshuti elyse
nshuti elyse
16:04 29 Oct 20
REMIC is a great Institute and have excellent and clear and self- explanatory guidelines on online Mortgage course . I had great experience .
Bhupinder Jaswal
Bhupinder Jaswal
14:26 28 Oct 20
great instructors and fantastic materials. Would recommend to anyone who want to get their Insurance Broker Certification to take the courses.
Celyne Beheiry
Celyne Beheiry
19:50 23 Oct 20
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Career FAQs

There are 3 steps to get mortgage agent licensed in Ontario:

1. Pass The Course - the mortgage agent course can be done in as little as 5 days for as little as $338.

2. Get Hired - you must join a mortgage brokerage first before you can get licensed.

3. Complete the FSRA Application - the FSRA (formerly FSCO) licensed mortgage brokerage applies to FSRA for your mortgage agent license.

More info here

The mortgage agent course can be completed from start to finish in as little as 5 days, but you have up to 6 months.

Typically there are many brokerages that are seeking new agent in Ontario. We recommend using the FREE REMIC Job Bank where there are dozens of brokerages looking for new agents.

Mortgage agents are typically paid a commission by the lender (via their brokerage) after the mortgage is funded.  The fee or commission amount is based on a number of basis points (bps), or “beeps” as they’re commonly referred to in the brokerage industry.  See more here.

Mortgage Agent Course Overview

Complete the Ontario Mortgage Agent Course (RMAC) for licensing in-class, by live webcast or completely online in as little as 5 days or take up to 6 months

Course Overview

Mortgage Agent Course Overview

Course Summary:
Course Length: 47 hours (estimated)
Course Delivery: In-class, live webcast, online or mixed mode (in-class and online)
Final Examination: 3 hours (must be written in person)
Enrolment Period: one week up to 6 months

Topics Covered:
REMIC’s mortgage agent course is based on the textbook ‘Mortgage Brokering in Ontario – Agent Edition' written by REMIC founder Joseph White. The textbook is comprised of 23 different chapters, that touch on all the aspects that are included in the mortgage process.

For a detailed breakdown of the type of information that is in the course, you can click here to view the full table of contents.

In-class Course

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REMIC offers 3 different types of in-class registration (courses) designed to meet the varying needs of our students who prefer the in-class experience. All courses run from 10AM - 4PM and all modes include:

  • A hard copy of the mortgage agent textbook
  • Immediate full online access including a exam preparation guide and practice exams
  • The exam and a free rewrite if neccessary

Monday to Friday

  • Perfect if want to complete the course quickly and can committ a full week
  • 5 days in-class in a row Monday - Friday
  • the exam is written on Friday

2 Saturdays

  • Perfect for you if you want "face time" with your instructor but you can't commit to a full week
  • 1st Saturday in-class, 6 days online, 2nd Saturday in-class
  • the exam is written on the second Saturday

5 Sundays

  • Perfect if you want 5 full days in-class but can't commit 5 consecutive days
  • 5 consecutive Sundays in-class
  • the exam is written on the last Sunday

Live Webcast Course

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REMIC offers 3 different types of live webcast registration (courses) designed to meet the varying needs of our students who prefer the live-class experience. All courses run from 10AM - 4PM and all modes include:

  • A hard copy of the mortgage agent textbook
  • Immediate full online access including a exam preparation guide and practice exams
  • An in-person exam and a free in-person rewrite if necessary (additional fees may apply for online proctored exams)

Live webcast courses are perfect for you if you prefer the live course experience but do not want to attend a physical in-class setting. During the web class you will be able to ask questions and get immediate response from the instructor.

Online Course

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The online course is best suited for those students who are able to work on their own, enjoy or need to be able to work at their own pace and have a minimum level of self-motivation. This version of the course offers the flexibility to meet even the most demanding schedules.

REMIC offers 2 different types of online courses. Online registration with a hard copy of the textbook for $365 and online registration with an e-textbook (pdf) only for $338.

Each version includes:

  • Dedicated online instrcutor
  • Immediate online access including a pdf soft copy of the textbook
  • Online quizzes, discussions, assignments, video tutorials and the exam prep guide and practice exam
  • Finish the course from within 1 week or take up to 6 months
  • Exams every Monday and Friday in Toronto, every other Monday in Mississauga, or at any College or University of your choice

Course FAQ

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Online assignments

Licensing

Job Placement

Registration / Paying for a course

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FAQ Answers
Do I get a T2202A? T2202A forms are issued to students who have paid $100.00 or more in eligible fees for qualifying courses beginning and ending in a particular calendar year.

Is this course tax deductible?In depth questions regarding the use of the T2202A form in the tax preparation process should be directed to Revenue Canada. Tax guides are available from any Revenue Canada office or a Post Office. Revenue Canada also publishes a booklet called "Students & Income Tax" - Government form P105(E).

When do you issue the T2202A? Official receipts for income tax purposes covering tuition fees paid for qualifying courses taken during the preceding calendar year are available in late February. In accordance with Revenue Canada regulations, official receipts (T2202A Forms) are only issued for tuition fees totalling $100.00 or more. Materials and administrative fees are not eligible for tax deduction.

How long is the final exam? You have 3 hours to complete the exam.

How many questions are on the final exam? The final exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions, many based on case studies that are designed to test your knowledge and understanding of the course material as required by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA).

Where can I write my final exam? If you are doing the course online and within the GTA, REMIC hosts examinations at our head office training facility every week at Sheppard and Victoria Park. If you are doing the course online and are outside the GTA, you can choose to write your examination at any College or University test centre of your choice. If you are doing an in-class course, you would write the examination on the last day of the course. REMIC offers courses at both our Toronto and Mississauga location.

When will I get my grade / know if I passed? If writing in person in the GTA you will have access to your final mark online the same day as you wrote your examination. If writing at a College or University we will typically advise you within 24 hours as we request that the College or University fax your exam to us immediately as well as courier your original exam to us.

When do I get my certificate if I pass? Once you have been notified that you have passed the course you will be required to log in to the online section of the course and complete our feedback. You will then be able to print your certificate of completion and save it electronically.

What do I have to bring to the exam? You must bring your photo ID (either a driver’s license or valid passport) and one additional piece of valid identification, , a pen or pencil and your calculator. No other aids are allowed during the exam.

Do I have to do the online assignments and discussions? No, however they are designed to help you understand the material and will greatly increase your chances of passing the final exam. While your final grade is based solely on the final exam, it is strongly recommended that you complete all assigned tasks in the course.

Is this course recognized by the regulator / Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA)?Yes, the REMIC Mortgage Agent Course (RMAC) is approved by FSRA and meets the educational requirements to obtain a mortgage agent license in Ontario.

How do I apply for my license once I'm finished the course? Once you have passed the course you must then be hired by a licensed mortgage brokerage that will initiate the licensing process on your behalf. This is a Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) requirement.

Do I have to take continuing education to maintain my license? Yes, there is a mandatory course that you will need to take before you are able to renew your license. In 2012 it was the Mortgage Broker Re-Licensing Education 2012 course, which was a 5 hour course. We provided it online for $30 and in-class for $50.

Do I have to begin the course on a specific date? If taking RMAC online you have the flexibility to begin your course at any date, and you may complete it within as little as one week or up to 6 months - the choice is yours. If taking the in-class course you must begin and end the course on set dates.

How much time should I devote to the course each day? This depends on your learning skills. While some take longer others learn and understand the material more quickly. The course is designed to be completed in 47 hours, which includes online exercises, tutorials, assignments, tests, and reading. We suggest that you set aside at least this amount of time to complete the course.

How do I receive my textbook? You will receive an online login immediately following your registration that gives you access to an electronic version of the textbook, whether you are doing the course in-class or online. This way you can get started in the course right away! REMIC will also ship you a hard copy of the textbook within 2 business days.

What is the cost of the course? The cost of the course is $345, which includes the textbook, online delivery, the examination and a free rewrite if needed. There are no other costs associated with the course other than GST.

How can I pay for the course? Through REMIC's secure shopping cart you can pay by credit card or using your PayPal account.> In person at 2175 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 213 where you can pay by debit card, Visa, Mastercard or cash.

Who teaches the course? Only qualified, experienced industry experts are used to teach the course, which was developed by veteran industry expert and REMIC President, Joseph J. White who is also the author of the textbook.

How does job placement work? Once you have passed the course you will have the option to create a free account in the REMIC Shark Bank. The Shark Bank allows you to view job postings from brokerages across Ontario. Like a typical job bank, mortgage brokerages will also have access to your resume and cover letter (should you include them), allowing them to contact you directly and setup an interview. REMIC will provide you information and resources that will assist you in the interview process; understanding the procedures and knowing the right questions are vital when choosing a brokerage to join as a mortgage agent. This is a completely free service for all previous REMIC RMAC students.

What if I fail the exam? If you fail the exam you can arrange a rewrite exam at no additional cost to you at the next available exam date. If you fail the rewrite you must re-enroll in the course, paying the full tuition plus GST. This is a FSRA requirement.

Do I need to be internet or "tech savvy" to take the online course? No, the course is designed for those with basic computing skills, however the course contains rich, interactive content designed to engage you.

What if I disagree with my exam grade? If you fail the exam you may request to review it at a time convenient to both yourself and REMIC. Please refer to our Policies and Procedures Manual for additional information.

Do I have access to a "live" person in the online course? Of course! Your Professor, an industry professional, is there to help, Monday to Friday during regular business hours.

Am I on my own in the online course? No, we are here to help! Your online course has a dedicated Professor who will interact with you, answering your questions and helping you along the way, when you need it. In addition, you are able to communicate with your fellow students in the course via chat message and open discussions.

Are there any prerequisites to taking the course? No, the course is available to anyone, however it is recommended that you have at least a high school education with equivalent English or French language and math skills.

When can I drop the course and get a refund? Can I transfer or get an extension? A student who wishes to withdraw from RMAC may do so by completing the request to withdrawal form and submitting it to REMIC. Please click here to open the Student Academic Policy which includes the withdrawal form. Upon receipt the request will be processed based on the following schedule: After registration but before the examination AND within 30 days of registration: 100% refund MINUS a $150 withdrawal fee. During or after the examination or after 30 days after registration: No credit and No refund.

What is the pass/fail rate? REMIC does not publicize these statistics as they have no impact on your individual results and in publicizing these types of statistics a student may put more or less work into the course than required based on his or her perception. Students may defer the exam indefinitely if he or she feels unprepared for the exam. There is no cost for this privilege.

I'm not prepared for the exam. What can I do? You can request to defer the exam without cost or penalty, as long as the course is completed within 6 months of initial registration. This option is available to both online and in-class students. As REMIC hosts open examinations every week, when you are ready you can book yourself in and write the exam.

Can I work at my own pace? Yes. You can complete the course in as little as one week or take up to 6 months - the choice is yours.

What is the difference between an agent and a broker? A broker and agent both ‘broker’ mortgages, however a broker may also hire agents and be the principal broker of a brokerage (equivalent to the Chief Compliance Officer). A broker does not necessarily earn more on a mortgage transaction than an agent. In addition, a broker must have been a licensed agent for at least two years, take and pass the broker course for licensing, and be approved by FSRA to upgrade his or her license from an agent to a broker.

Once registered, how long does it take before I get access to the online course? Whether you register for an in-class or online course you will have immediate access to the online information. This includes a soft copy of the textbook, audio-backed video tutorials, assignments, discussions, a case study and a full exam prep guide and practice exam. REMIC will also ship you a hard copy of the textbook within 2 business days. All registrations are subject to REMIC’s acceptance policy. Any students not accepted will have their registration fee fully refunded.

Is this course offered in house at brokerage's offices? REMIC offers the REMIC Mortgage Agent Course (RMAC) in house to several brokerages, based on the brokerage meeting certain quality control and professional standards. The course is taught by a REMIC Professor and standard exam security is employed regardless of the location of the course. There is no difference in the course cost, content and/or exam, regardless of where it is delivered. The cost of the course is $345. A brokerage may charge an additional fee to the student for additional services it provides before or after the course, however the REMIC charge is $345 and REMIC does not charge nor does it receive any additional fees.

How long is the course valid/good for? The course is valid for 2 years from the time you pass your exam. If you do not obtain a mortgage agent license within this time you must retake the course.

How do I register for the mortgage agent licensing course? Registration is easy. Simply go to www.remic.ca/agentcourse and follow the instructions using our secure online payment system. You can also register in person at our head office training facility at 2175 Sheppard Ave East Suite 213, North York, ON, M2J1W8 (Business hours are Mon-Fri, 9AM - 5PM). We accept Visa, Mastercard, Amex, debit, cash or certified cheque.

Registration Options

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Online

$338

e-text + online exam

  • Fully online
  • PDF textbook only
  • Registration bonuses
  • Immediate access
  • Dedicated instructor
  • 6 month enrollment
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Online

$365

wt/ textbook + online exam

  • Fully online
  • Hard textbook + PDF
  • Registration bonuses
  • Immediate access
  • Dedicated instructor
  • 6 month enrollment
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Live webcast

$385

wt/ textbook + online exam

  • Live webcast delivery
  • Hard textbook + PDF
  • Registration bonuses
  • Immediate access
  • Dedicated instructor
  • 6 month enrollment
Select

In-class

$395

unavailable due to COVID-19

  • 3 in-class options
  • Hard textbook + PDF
  • Registration bonuses
  • Immediate access
  • Dedicated instructor
  • 6 month enrollment
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About

Founded in 2008 by Joseph J. White, author of the textbook used by both the REMIC and Seneca College courses for agent licensing, and numerous sales resources, the Real Estate and Mortgage Institute of Canada is the Institute dedicated to the mortgage brokerage industry and the life insurance industry. Mr. White founded the Institute to meet the needs of financial services professionals by focusing solely on the mortgage brokerage industry. In 2016 REMIC expanded its educational offerings to include the life insurance agent course, called the HLLQP.

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