OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business

The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required by a middle manager in an organisation that may be involved in financial management, financial planning and control, financial reporting, taxation and people management.

Entry requirements
For entry onto the OTHM Level 5 qualification, learners must possess relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification, must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course and mature learners (over 21) with relevant experience.

Qualification structure
The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units
Financial Management (20 credits)30
Financial Planning and Control (20 credits)
Financial Reporting (20 credits)
Taxation Principles and Practices (20 credits)
People Management (20 credits)
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (20 credits)

Successful completion of Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business, and other relevant OTHM Level 6 Diplomas.