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Diploma in Financial Reporting and Analysis at QLS Level 5

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180 hours
69 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Online courses
Next available date: This course is available anytime in anywhere. - Online courses
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Course description

Diploma in Financial Reporting and Analysis at QLS Level 5


Financial reporting is the process of reporting the financial information and results of an organisation to its management, stakeholders and related parties. Financial reporting is an important concept that determines the financial position and progress of an organisation and plays a crucial role in helping the management make effective financial decisions. This department is one of the most prominent departments of an organisation and the individuals aspiring to get into this have to reflect standard expertise, knowledge and skills, all of which can be easily acquired through this Diploma in Financial Reporting and Analysis at QLS Level 5.

This course systematically builds on your financial reporting knowledge by educating you on the more advanced topics such as long term finance, equity finance, associate, liabilities and assets. The financing cost of a business such as the cost, interests and other charges involved in burrowing a loan or building assets will also be taught through this course to help you work towards minimizing it.

Certain financial executives are given the responsibility of governing the accounts of a group of companies and the procedures involved in this will be next given the spotlight. The role of statement of financial position, segment reporting tool, income statement and cash flow statement will also be discussed abundantly throughout this course program

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*1Training is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

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As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 4 or above in a related discipline.

Who is this for?

  • This course is suitable for individuals aspiring to get into or progress within the finance or accounting industry.
  • Individuals wishing for a good grip on financial reporting and analysis might also find this course worthwhile

Outcome / Qualification etc.


Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Financial Reporting and Analysis at QLS Level 5 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Awarding Body

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Training Course Content

Learning Outcomes  

  • Learn about long term finance and equity finance
  • Understand the financing cost of a business
  • Explore how to manage the accounts and finance of a group of companies
  • Examine the role of statement of financial position in determining the progress of an organisation
  • Get into terms with the components and structure of an income and cash flow statement
  • Learn the definition of IAS 24 related party disclosures
  • Discover the segment reporting tool in the finance world

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The content will be accessible to you 24/7. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, a total of £49 is charged for the assessment and certificate, and you need to pay that when submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially upon registering). This payment can be made in 02 installments.

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to Long Term Finance

2: What is Raising Equity Finance

3: Cost of Finance

4: Introduction to Group Accounts

5: Understand the Statement Of Financial Position Part 1

6: Understand the Statement Of Financial Position Part 2

7: The Structure of the Income Statement

8: Definition of Associate

9: Introduction to Joint Arrangements

10: Nature of Vertical Groups

11: Nature of Mixed Groups

12: Introduction to Piecemeal Acquisitions

13: Introduction to Disposals And Re-Organisations

14: What is Foreign Currency

15: Structure of the Cash Flow Statement

16: Understand the Cash Flows

17: Statement of Changes in Equity

18: Revenue - IAS 18

19: Definition of IAS 24 Related Party Disclosures

20: IAS 37 Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

21: Leases in the Business World

22: Taxation

23: Understanding a Financial Instrument Part 1

24: Understanding a Financial Instrument Part 2

25: What are Share-Based Payments

26: Earnings Per Share Ratio

27: Analysing the Ratio

28: What is Segmental Analysis

29: Appendix Tables And Formulas

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest experts with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and revise all your lectures and enjoy a personalized learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)


Now £69

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Continuing Studies

Progression and Career Path

This certificate will help you in landing a number of jobs in the finance or accounting industry. You can also take this certificate as an opportunity to expand your education in the area or to make career progression demands from your organisation. Listed below are some of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum 

  • Financial Reporting Manager – £54,441 per annum
  • Accountant – £28,612 per annum
  • Finance Manager – £37,955 per annum
  • Accounts Manager – £26,803 per annum
  • Accounts Executive – £22,196 per annum
  • Staff Accountant – £25,261 per annum

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Even if you have limited financial knowledge, this diploma is great to enhance your financial skills.
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