Mortgage Broker Training with NFI
Results-Driven Training Solutions For The Mortgage Industry
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Commercial lending and Mortgage Broker Courses With NFI
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Contact The National Finance Institute


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The National Finance Institute (NFI) exists to provide results-driven training solutions to the Mortgage and Finance Industry.

If you have been searching for a specialist training provider that delivers results, then you’ve found the right place. NFI delivers a range of flexible courses for both aspiring and experienced mortgage professionals, Australia-wide.  We offer face-to-face workshops, correspondence study and online e-learning.

All training courses are not the same!  Our training courses focus on delivering positive student outcomes through the provision of ‘real-life’ training that can be applied immediately. NFI training programs include:

Financial Services (FNS) COURSES


SMSF Lending Workshop Course (for existing mortgage brokers) (click this link to open SMSF Information page)

Click here for a Fact Sheet

Click here to complete an enrolment form for each member of your group that is interested in nominating a date for an SMSF Lending 3 hour Workshop Course (3 CPD points)






Business (BSB) COURSES

  • BSB51107 Diploma of Management

  • RPL
    Recognition of Prior Learning - Send your email to and we will send you the procedure and application form or Click Here to access a pdf file outlining the procedure. The cost per RPL qualification is $595 (incl GST) however some aggregator discounts may apply.  Both the FNS40811 Cert IV qualification and the FNS50311 Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management qualification by RPL is available to experienced brokers. 

  • CPD Seminars - Continuous Professional Development sessions - half day / full day / two day - many topics, or we can customise to suit!  Examples: How to take your broking business to the next level; Marketing for Franchisees - customised seminars / CD's / Marketing material / Motivating techniques for Franchisees!  The next date for our Professional Broker Session Seminar will be announced soon. 

  • CPD WEBINARS - Webinars are delivered online, once per month, as a subscription based program covering a variety of relevant topics.  NFI Webinars are suitable for any finance industry professional who is seeking a time-efficient way of accumulating their CPD points as per MFAA, FBAA and ASIC requirements.  Each Webinar is approximately 1 hour in duration and qualifies you for 1 CPD hour/point so a 12 month subscription equals 12 CPD hours/points.

  • SHORT COURSES - Boost your CPD hours/points further through completion of a short, professional and/or personal development online course - many topics.


    • Mortgage Marketing Handbook (pdf) - Marketing your mortgage broking business handbook - see the reviews in the pdf.  Click here to purchase the eBook
    • Australian Credit Licensing Kit  - The Australian Credit Licensing Application Kit can provide you with all the elements you will require to comply with your ACL and also enable you to gain the maximum leverage from the new regulatory requirements.  The Kit contains:

    - A user guide to all sections of the Kit
    - A walkthrough guide to the online ASIC application
    - Templates for all the policies you are required to have
    - Summary Business Description template
    - Other information updates
    - Pre-application checklist

  • COMING SOON .... Scenario Workshops - you've got the qualification but do you know how to handle tricky clients.  This one-day workshop will take you through a range of scenarios you may encounter in your role as a mortgage broker and help you solve a variety of loan application issues that clients have. See Course Schedules for the next Scenario Day Workshop dates.

The NFI team have worked with and researched many of Australia’s most successful mortgage professionals – the knowledge and findings gained from these experiences have been incorporated into our courses.  Our team have been there, we've worked in the industry, we know what works, we won't just bombard you with theory.

Whether you are just starting out, or a single-person operation or a national company, NFI has a cost-effective solution for you. Through an experienced team of trainers, our face-to-face courses are best described as exciting, interactive workshops that inspire you to succeed. If you have no time for workshops, visit our Online Learning page to see what is currently available online. If online learning is not for you, then the same courses are available through distance learning/correspondence so you can study in your own time without having to be behind a computer.

NFI can offer you the opportunity to train in a fantastic new career as a mortgage broker or lending officer. Alternatively, if you’re already in the industry you might like to sharpen your skills, upgrade your qualification or develop additional revenue streams for your business.  Click here for the MFAA's education requirements for membership as at Jan 2011.

We would be delighted to hear from you, so we can contribute to your future success!


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