LEVEL 5 ADVANCED IN DIPLOMA FINANCIAL TRADING - ZISHI

LEVEL 5 ADVANCED DIPLOMA

FINANCIAL TRADING

Location

London or Swansea, classroom or virtual

Duration

4 weeks in total

Fee

£3,400 + VAT

Call us today

0203 326 9050

“Beyond the regulatory nature of the modules, learning outcomes and assessed criteria sits the true pillars of the qualification’s design: practical application, professional competence and transferable skills”.

Robert Russell, Global Head Professional Qualifications, ZISHI

COURSE DESCRIPTION

For existing or new traders looking to acquire a professional level of competency for trading on global markets, the ZISHI Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading is the perfect choice.

Providing an unrivalled level of training that is industry-recognised and covers the core knowledge, skills and behaviours of the Level 6 Financial Services Standard Investment Banking & Investment Management options.

This course is created alongside some of the industry’s most prestigious employers and financial institutions to ensure the highest level of relevancy, competency and employability.

The Level 5 Advanced Trading diploma gives graduates and non-graduates alike the chance to learn within a regulated qualification framework (RQF) and is the equivalent of a Higher National Diploma (HND) holding 32 RQF qualification credits.

COURSE BENEFITS

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading, students will attain the most relevant financial trading tools and theoretical knowledge to successfully begin – or excel in – their trading career within the finance sector.

  • Fully Accredited & Ofqual Regulated
  • Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF)
  • European Qualification Framework (EQF)
  • Successful participants are guaranteed an interview for a Junior Trader role at OSTC
  • Sits within BSc (Hons) Financial Trading & Investment Management Degree
  • Fully proficient in real-time price feeds and application
  • 32 RQF qualification credits
  • Understanding of tier-1 front end trading systems
  • Develop professional competence
  • Enhanced functional skills
  • Precision learning; enhanced employability
  • Cover Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours of Level 6 Financial Services Standard – Investment Banking & Investment Management
  • Gain recognised External Qualification for Associate Membership(ACSI) with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment

Upcoming Course Dates

• Course 1: Monday 7th February – Friday 4th March 2022
• Course 2: Monday 11th April – Friday 6th May 2022

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be 16 years and over. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have:

• an interest in the financial services sector and
• hold a Maths GCSE at Grade A-C (or equivalent) or higher.

Initial assessments will be conducted to ensure applicants can produce evidence to the required educational standard.

What modules are included in the qualification?

Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading

Modules:

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

Who is the Level 5 Advanced Trading diploma for?

The Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading is a financial qualification aimed at 16+ learners.

If you have hopes of pursuing a career as a financial trader, other roles within the financial services sector, transition from a different profession or actively acquire the practical skillset and knowledge necessary to support a dual career path, our Financial Trading courses are the perfect place to start.

Can I become a trader after studying this course?

In short, yes. Due to the comprehensive level of skills and training, the Level 5 Advanced Diploma is an exceptional accredited course that ensures stand out for prospective employers and a confident foothold into the industry.

Recognised and favoured by the world’s leading financial institutions and an increasing number of universities, the skills acquired give graduates and non-graduates market-ready financial trading tools – and employers the confidence to hire them.

What will the qualification allow me to pursue a career in?

The primary purpose of the Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading is to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of market-relevant knowledge to secure employment in a range of financial services roles.

These may include Financial Trader, Compliance Officer, Investment Administrator, amongst others.

ANTOINE VASSAL

HEAD OF DELIVERY, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

ANTOINE VASSAL

HEAD OF DELIVERY, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

After thriving as a futures trader for leading proprietary trading firms in the City for more than a decade, Antoine co-founded Minerva Capital Markets (MCM): a training provider offering employer-led, work-ready education for top athletes and leading universities. MCM became part of OSTC in 2018 and whilst actively trading his own account, Antoine has trained hundreds of people and consistently developed successful traders around the globe.

HANNAH PICKARD

HEAD OF PROFESSIONAL TRADER QUALIFICATIONS & DEVELOPMENT

HANNAH PICKARD

HEAD OF PROFESSIONAL TRADER QUALIFICATIONS & DEVELOPMENT

Hannah has a wide range of experience in Futures markets, from energy to soft commodities, metals and interest rates, and focused much of her activity on world-leading exchanges including ICE, CME and EUREX. In 2018 she joined OSTC’s central knowledge suite, ZISHI. As Head of Education, Hannah supports all educational initiatives and offers hands-on support for our global network of universities.

ROBERT RUSSELL

GLOBAL HEAD OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

ROBERT RUSSELL

GLOBAL HEAD OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

With over 20 years’ experience in finance, Rob’s trading roots have seen him traverse a variety of senior roles. He went onto develop OSTC Group’s educational arm of the business and the first-ever regulated, portfolio evidenced, Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading. Rob’s current position sees him developing new qualification programmes and overseeing relationships with Universities, Colleges, Schools and Professional Sports Governing Bodies.

JON HARMAN

TRAINER

JON HARMAN

TRAINER

Jon holds a wealth of trading experience dating back to the mid-1980s, starting out at BNP and JP Morgan before becoming an independent trader on London’s LIFFE exchange. After the closure of ‘the pits’, Jon made a successful transition to electronic trading where he adapted his style to suit the new format of trading. Most of his career has been spent trading Government Bond Futures and Equity Indices, while in recent years his speciality has shifted over into STIR products. For the last decade, Jon has become more and more involved with trader education, writing courses, webinars and presentations. He particularly enjoys educating new traders and helping them navigate the path from novice to self- sustained trader.

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