Mortgage Broker

Job Description

Mortgage Brokers are licensed financial advisers who act as "go-betweens" between borrowers and lenders. They support clients through finding the best options for home loans, lenders and interest rates.

Careers Ladder

Qualifications

To become a Mortgage Broker in Australia, you will need a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

Complete a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

While a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking Management is not a requirement for licensing, many lenders and organisations within the industry prefer brokers to have (or be working towards) this qualification in addition to their Certificate IV.

Apply for an Australian Credit Licence (ACL), through the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Attributes

  • Communicator
  • Customer Orientated
  • Interpersonal
  • Problem Solving
  • Procedural
  • Proficient
  • Reliable
  • Resourceful
  • Self-Motivator
  • Team Player
  • Thorough

Key Skills

  • Mortgage Broking
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Lending
  • Customer Service
  • Relationship Management
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Proactive Attitude
  • Researching
  • Document Handling

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;