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Private Lending

Australia’s first course on private lending and construction finance is indispensable for those working in the commercial mortgage field – as well as borrowers looking to obtain a private mortgage post COVID-19.

This course is approved by the FBETA Industry Association for Finance and Mortgage Brokers, recognized by Fund Manager Keystone Capital and Private Lender CEG Direct Securities, and powered by the AAMC Training Group.


Module 1 covers the theoretical foundations of private lending and insight into legislative controls. You will learn how to describe the basics of private lending to a borrower and increase your awareness of private lending products in the marketplace.


Module 2 covers the skills and knowledge required to advertise for private money loans, effective sales and marketing strategies, and how to build a referrer channel. Learn the fundamentals on how to review, quote, and mandate private money loans and effective communication for generating and converting leads in the 'new normal'.


Module 3 covers how to select a private lender; reviewing and organising a credit memorandum and explains the private lending process. You will learn how to review a private lender's letter of offer enduring borrowers’ objectives are achieved, and requirements are met and what to look out for in predatory offers of finance.


Module 4 covers an introduction to writing a construction and development finance loan. You will learn how to evaluate development feasibility and understand common terms used in construction finance. This module focuses on project management, the valuation and Quantity surveyor process, and acceptable condition precedents for privately funded construction loans.


Shane Reynolds, the course developer, has been involved in Australia's finance industry for almost two decades, surviving the global financial crisis and now the COVID-19 pandemic. He is the CEO of Blessed Financial Services and the president of Finance Broker Education & Training Australia Inc. He is also a best-selling author of self-help and financial books, including ‘Get a second Opinion Before You sign’ and Pastor of Universal Church.

Private Lending CPD course summary:



Online (remote self-paced) including summary videos



For all delivery options, you will need to have access to a computer with an internet connection. There are currently no entry requirements for this qualification. 



Your enrolment is valid for a period of twelve months. The overall course completion is controlled / directed by the participant. 



• 4 online multi-choice assessments 
• 4 online short answer questions 


CPD Hours - 8

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System Requirements

  • What computer and software will be needed?
    • Windows XP or Linux based computer with internet connection.
    •  Internet Explorer 8.0 and above OR Mozilla Firefox
    •  Quick Time Player 4 and above
    •  Acrobat reader 6 and above
    •  Adobe Flash Player
    Download speeds
    •  Min 2 Mbps or above speed is required for running video