• Location London OSTC HQ
  • Duration 4 days
  • Fee £300 + VAT

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“This qualification provides foundational knowledge and acts as an introduction into capital markets. In addition, this provides relevant industry transferable soft-skills to launch your trading career.”

Rob Russell, Global Head Professional Qualifications, ZISHI

Course Description: what can students expect?

Delivered by OSTC using the Group’s world-class ZISHI knowledge suite, this qualification is based on attaining a solid introduction to trading on financial markets and includes the required educational elements to progress onto further trading training courses. Alternatively, the certification is also a valuable step towards confidently securing a junior supporting role within the finance sector.

As a foundation level certification, the primary purpose of this qualification is to give students a sound foundation of knowledge for operations in capital markets while preparing them for further financial qualifications, including the ZISHI Level 3 Diploma in Financial Trading, Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Financial Trading and Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Options Trading.

This qualification can also lead to enhanced employability in a range of supporting roles that may include back office support/administrator, trainee compliance officer, investment administration and trainee risk manager, amongst others.

Level 2 Certification – at a glance

Students who pass the course will receive a recognised Ofqual certified qualification. The course is 100% portfolio based and empowers graduates to practically apply the knowledge, skills and insights gained through the course using a professional infrastructure. In addition, students will develop their understanding based on global economic events and the effect on capital markets, understand associated risk and develop a professional routine – all welcome traits that are sought after by employers.

  • Fully Accredited & Ofqual Regulated within the Regulated Qualification Framework & European Qualification Framework (Level 3 status)
  • Trade real-time price data with Tier-1 front end trading systems
  • FX, commodities, Indices and Government Bonds
  • Employability skills session and industry overview

A transferable skillset

Upon successful completion of the ZISHI Level 2 Certificate in Financial Trading, students will attain a series of employer-friendly, transferable skills including:

  • Time management
  • Independence
  • Resolve
  • Research

Who Will You Learn From?

Our leading consultants, coaches and course facilitators have a wealth of experience training global multinationals, financial exchanges, consumer goods companies and of course, students and undergraduates in the art of hedging, risk management, futures and options trading.