Apply for CertMAP

The October 2019 CertMAP course is now fully booked

The next course will start in April 2020 (dates TBC). To be notified when more information is available and applications open: register your interest.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to study for CertMAP you will need to:

  • be an Associate, Affiliate or Non-practising member of the IMA, with membership fees paid up-to-date

and

  • have one year’s current full-time experience in a debt advice role or
  • two years’ previous full-time experience in debt advice or
  • other relevant experience that we will consider on a case by case basis.

If you need to apply for membership, we recommend that you do this at least one month before the CertMAP application deadline, although in many cases we will be able to process membership applications more quickly. Find out more about membership and benefits.

Course fees

The course fee for CertMAP is currently £520.

Bursary support is currently available for advisers in the Thames Water region, which reduces the cost to £160 for eligible students. More information about eligibility for this bursary is included in the CertMAP application form.

The above bursaries are administered by the IMA.  Please do not approach the trust funds directly.

Apply now

The October 2019 CertMAP course is now fully booked.

The next course will start in April 2020 (dates TBC). To be notified when more information is available and applications open: register your interest.