Business

Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading

19 Weeks , Evening , Stratford Campus
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Is the Course for me?

The Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading is a financial qualification aimed at learners who wish to pursue a career as a financial trader, or a career within the financial sector.
This course may be used to pursue a career within the financial sector, or progress on to higher level qualifications in financial trading.
This course has the facility to be partially funded by a student loan (worth £1,265).

What is involved?

Learning the theoretical concepts behind trading strategies with practical implementation using institutional trading software.

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of trading the financial markets. They will also develop the ability to apply practically the knowledge, understanding and skills to actively trade the financial markets through the use of a professional trading platform. In parallel, learners will develop their communication skills, professional conduct skills and time management skills, all of which are valued highly by employers. Research skills will also be highly developed.

Within the mandatory units, learners are required to complete set research tasks based on current economic activity and complete a daily diary of their learning activity, showing how this has been implemented into real time trading decisions. Alongside this, a real time portfolio of activity is a mandatory requirement to track the learner's progress and determine the learner's understanding and implementation of the knowledge required to attain professional competence.

Progression

This course may be used to pursue a career within the financial sector, or progress on to higher level qualifications in financial trading.

Course Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; it is recommended that learners have an interest in the financial services sector and hold a Maths GCSE at Grade A-C or higher.