Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading - ZISHI

Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading


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Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading

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Course Overview


The Level 5 Advanced Diploma is an exceptional accredited course that ensures stand out for prospective employers and a confident foothold into the industry.


This course is designed for existing or new traders looking to acquire a professional level of competency for trading on global markets. It has been created alongside some of the industry’s most prestigious employers and financial institutions to ensure the highest level of relevancy, competency and employability, and is delivered by world leading trainer-practitioners.


Learning Objectives


  • Attain the most relevant financial trading tools and theoretical knowledge to successfully begin – or excel in – their trading career within the finance sector
  • Gain recognised External Qualification for Associate Membership (ACSI) with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
  • Fully proficient in real-time price feeds and application
  • Develop professional competence & enhanced functional skills


Key Benefits


  • Fully Accredited & Ofqual Regulated
  • Regulated Qualification Framework & European Qualification Framework
  • Fully proficient in real-time price feeds and application
  • 32 RQF qualification credits
  • Understanding of tier-1 front end trading systems
  • Precision learning; enhanced employability
  • Cover Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours of Level 6 Financial Services Standard – Investment Banking &
  • Investment Management
Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Options Trading

Course Modules


  • Financial Markets and Operations
    Learners will develop the knowledge and skills to understand and analyse how the financial markets operate, while summarising the economic history and how it impacts on today’s markets. They will learn how to explain the supply and demand within current economics and be able to define financial technical analysis. Students will also learn how to compare different analysis chart types and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of market analysis.
  • Financial Products and Associated Risk
    Learners will develop a sound knowledge of the different types of financial products and the risk associated with them. They will also understand how to trade bonds, foreign exchange, commodities and assess the factors that could influence risk. Students will cultivate an understanding of the short-term interest rates and the index markets and how these influence trading.
  • Financial Trading Techniques
    Learners will develop a deeper proficiency of knowledge, understanding and skills to be able to trade, while learning how to keep a daily diary of the markets’ behaviours. They will learn how to evaluate the pricing support and resistance that creates the supply and demand. They will also be mentored in their own trading behaviour and produce a personal development plan for continued improvement.

"Working with the University we offer trading workshops and Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading summer programme. This programme is open to students on undergraduate financial based degrees. The University also incorporates Volcube to support its students with understanding and application of Options."

Durham University

“I’ve learnt so much useful knowledge from this Financial Trading programme that I believe will benefit me greatly in my future career!”

Trung Pham, Durham University MSc Finance student

"My experience on the ZISHI trading course delivered much more than I could ever have imagined. Not only did I gain valuable knowledge on a vast array of financial markets, using various types of technical analysis and oscillators, but also how these can be implemented into real-life trading scenarios.”

William Pirie – Sheffield Hallam student, now Junior Trader OSTC

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