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Mortgage Loan Originator: MLO Pre-license

Gold Coast Schools simplifies the process for becoming a Mortgage Loan Originator with the program that we offer. If you are already in the industry, our state approved continuing education courses enable you to meet the requirements for keeping your license active. Click the tabs below for more information on this course. For assistance with registration, contact our Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.

Gold Coast has been preparing students for professional licensing exams for more than 40 years. We are a true full service mortgage business school here to help you get a license and to assist you as your career progresses.

In addition to offering the required 20 hour licensing class and continuing education courses, Gold Coast also offers exam prep courses for the NMLS National exam and for the Florida state law exam.  To prepare licensees for success in the industry, we have added numerous practical courses to get the new licensee up and running quickly. Gold Coast also offers advanced seminars and distance learning courses for all industry professionals.

For more information, please call one of our Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.

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Gold Coast Schools has simplified the process for becoming a Mortgage Loan Originator, previously know as a Mortgage Broker, by taking the requirements and building our program to help our students through every step along the way.  A summary of the basic requirements for becoming a Mortgage Loan Originator are as follows:

  • Apply to the NMLS for your Unique ID number
  • Complete 20 hours of NMLS approved pre-license education  (Take Gold Coast’s 20 hour SAFE Comprehensive Course)
  • Apply for licensure and pay the applicable fees through the  NMLS website
  • Pass the NMLS National exam      (Our MLO Prep Course will help you do this)
  • Pass the Florida state law exam   (Our MLO Prep Course will help you do this)

For more information on the requirements for licensure, obtaining your unique ID number, applying for the exams, or applying for the license, you can visit the NMLS website at or by phone at 240-386-4444.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 1-800-732-9140.

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Please select your prefered Class, Type of Class, Location and Start Date from the menu below:

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Example: West Palm Beach,
Boca Raton, North Dade, etc.

Example: 7-day class,
4 week evening class, etc.

Example: 2/14/2015, 6/20/2015, 11/24/2015, 12/12/2015, etc.

Online registration can be completed by using the drop down menu at the top of the page to select a course, location, and start date. If you have any additional questions, or would like to register by phone, feel free to contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140. 

20- Hour SAFE Comprehensive Classroom Course- $299

20- Hour SAFE Comprehensive Course
Weekend : 2 1/2 Days  |  Fri 1:00pm- 6:00pm  & Sat-Sun  9:00am-6:30pm
Doral North Dade Broward Boca Raton Lantana
Jan 9 Feb 13 Jan 23 Jan 16 Jan 30
Feb 27 Mar 27 Mar 6 Apr 10 Mar 13
May 1 June 5 May 8 May 29 May 15
Jul 17 Aug 21 July 24 Aug 14 Jul 31
Sep 18 Oct 30 Sept 11 Oct 16 Oct 9
Dec 19 Dec 5 Nov 6 Dec 11  Nov 20


Weekdays:  3 Days  |  Tues/Wed/Thurs  |  9:00am- 5:00pm
Doral Broward
Jan 20 Jul 7 Feb 17 Aug 25
Mar 17 Sep 29 Apr 21 Oct 27
May 26 Nov 3 Jun 23 Dec 8

This course fulfills the education requirement for becoming a mortgage loan originator.

Gold Coast is currently offering a free 4 hour comprehensive Florida law review with the purchase of our 20 hour courses!

Gold Coast offers a convenient weekend course in all five of our permanent facilities. The class meets Friday afternoon, and all day Saturday and Sunday. We also offer a mid-week course which meets Tuesday-Thursday in Broward.

Your tuition includes the course textbook, with numerous practice questions, a comprehensive 4 hour review of Florida law, and free review of the course for up to one year. Gold Coast’s tuition also includes the $30 NMLS reporting fee that many others charge extra for.

NMLS Approval number: 1538

Proceed to Online Course:

The locations are listed from North to South. Call for locations of classes running at the other locations.

Gold Coast - West Palm Beach
New Location!

West Palm Beach

6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462

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Phone: 800-940-7277


From I-95:
Take I-95 to Lantana Road. Exit west on Lantana Road to Congress Ave. Turn left on Congress and then left into Atlantis Plaza.

From Turnpike:
(From the North) Take the turnpike to Lake Worth Road. Exit east on Lake Worth Road to Congress Ave. Turn right on Congress and then just past Lantana Road turn left into Atlantis Plaza.

(From the South) Take the turnpike to Boynton Beach Blvd. Exit east on Boynton Beach Blvd to Congress. Turn left (north) on Congress. Turn into Atlantis Plaza, just south of Lantana Road.
Gold Coast - Boca Raton

Boca Raton

Pointe Center Building

7035 Beracasa Way
Suite 206
Boca Raton, FL 33433

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Phone: 800-940-7277

Directions: Located just 3 minutes West of I-95 on the North West corner of Palmetto & Powerline.

Gold Coast - BROWARD


5600 Hiatus Road
Tamarac, FL 33321

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Phone: 1-800-940-7277

Directions: This Gold Coast building is located on the NE Corner of Hiatus Road and Commercial Blvd., approx. 1/8 mile East of the Sawgrass Expwy off of Commercial Blvd.

Registration for all Insurance and Construction classes are handled by the Gold Coast Professional Schools office at the Broward campus.

Gold Coast - North Dade

North Dade

Intracostal Mall

3577 N.E. 163rd Street
North Miami , FL 33160

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Phone: 800-940-7277

Directions: Located just minutes East of the Gold Glades Interchange (I-95, 826 and the Turnpike.) Exit on 163rd street and go East. Located in the Intracoastal Mall at N.E. 35th Ave.

Gold Coast - DORAL


11250 N.W. 20th Street
Miami, FL 33172

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Phone: 1-800-940-7277

Directions: Because this is a new building, on a new street, you will not be able to find us on map search sites yet. Here are directions:

From the North:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension south to NW 12th Street (exit # 27). Head east.Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the South:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension north to NW 12th Street. Head east Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the East and Downtown Miami:
Head west on 836 to NW 107 Ave exit. Exit north on NW 107 Ave.Turn left on NW 12 St. Turn right on NW 111 Ave. Turn left on NW 20th St. Building is on left.

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