For candidates looking to acquire professional competency to trade options, the BeTrader Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Options Trading provides a deep immersion in trading strategy as well as advanced options theory and practice.
Recognised by the industry as an educational gold standard, students will develop their knowledge of trading, management and supervision of options within markets while leveraging new found skills to start actively trading with confidence.
Created alongside leading financial institutions to ensure total relevancy and employability, the Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Options Trading is fast becoming a favoured option for students looking to fast track their entry into industry. The qualification is both fully regulated (RQF) and adheres to the Level 6 Financial Services Standard – Investment Banking & Investment Management.
The Advanced Level 5 Diploma in Options Trading is the benchmark in the training of professional traders. Train yourself surrounded by traders active on a daily basis in the markets!
The purpose of this module is to provide learners with the essentials of basic option theory and practice. Learners will develop an understanding of the language and terminology used in options markets, while appreciating how and why options are traded in the financial markets. Upon completion, learners will be able to both analyse and model option prices.
Learners will develop a more in-depth understanding of option theory and practice, including an ability to explain and interpret the key option sensitivities including delta and delta hedging. Learners will understand the nature and uses of vertical, horizontal and volatility option trading strategies, and also why underlying exposures may be hedge using option collars.
Course participants will cultivate a high-level understanding of option theory and practice and an ability to interpret both volatility and volatility skew using financial trading tools. They will also learn how to discern the key secondary option sensitivities including gamma and gamma trading. Learners will understand the nature and uses of refinements of vertical, horizontal and volatility option trading strategies, while cultivating an awareness of the key principles and practice of option market making. Core principles of risk management of options positions and portfolios will also be explored in depth.