Level 5 Diploma in Financial Trading


Our Ofqual regulated Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading is a great place to either kick start a new career in the financial markets or to build upon your current financial knowledge.

The qualification is the equivalent level to a foundation degree that a traditional university might offer. The course is taught over 12 weeks with students having the option to be taught live in our offices or remotely from the comfort of their own home.

Payment plans available

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What Do You Get?

Alongside completing the level 5 qualification, all students are offered the opportunity to complete work experience as a Trader at Samuel and Co Trading. This involves being given access to a $25,000 funded account during your time on the course on a 50:50 profit share with no downside risk. This gives students work experience which is often lacking in more traditional routes which they can then take into the workplace as well as giving them the opportunity to earn whilst they are learning.

Upon successful completion of the programme you will receive your diploma at your graduation. Places are limited so please reach out as soon as possible to find out more and secure your place on our next intake in 2023.

The course covers a variety of topics including Derivatives, Modern Financial Markets, Psychology, Macro/Micro economics and much more. Please refer to our Prospectus for more information on the topics the course covers.

The Benefits

  • 12 week course taught by industry experts
  • Qualification Ofqual regulated
  • Gain the equivalent level of qualification to a Foundation degree in Financial Trading
  • Work experience and trade a funded account during your time on the course
  • Can be completed live or remotely
  • Work submitted via an online portfolio
  • Guaranteed opportunity to receive an Samuel and Co Trading Get Funded account after course completion
  • Graduation event to celebrate students achievements
  • Earn via a 50:50 profit share whilst studying


Is training in person or remote?

The training can be completed in person in our offices in Kings Langley or remotely via our online class software.

Is the training accredited?

The training is Oqual regulated and you will receive certification upon successful completion of the programme.


What support do I receive?

You will have access to industry experts so you can ask questions during your time on the course as well as receiving feedback on individual assignments.

What are the entry requirements?

Your are required to be at least 16 years old and have a passion/interest in getting involved in the financial industry.

What facilities do you have access to?

You would have access to our Trade floor whilst on the course as you would be a Samuel and Co Trader this can be used outside of lecturing hours.