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Diploma in Liabilities and Equity - Level 5

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7 hours
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365 days
No formal qualification
5 CPD hours / points
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Diploma in Liabilities and Equity - Level 5 (USA Standards.)

The Diploma in Liabilities and Equity – Level 5 (USA Standards) is designed to teach you about current liabilities and contingencies and discuss bonds and long-term debts. The course will focus on the concept of current liabilities. You will learn to classify current liabilities and identify the criteria for recognising and disclosing contingencies. The course will introduce learners to the concept of debt. You will learn about bonds including bonds sold at a discount, bonds sold at a premium and bonds sold with issuance cost. It is a comprehensive course that will equip you with the technical skills to become familiar with the operating cycle and the length of time it takes it takes to turn it back into cash.

The course is extensive and will discuss key modules in-depth such current liabilities, contingent liabilities, payroll, other components of employee, bonds payable and accounting for bonds payable. Each topic will be explored fully to ensure learners gain a complete understanding of the subject matter.

The Diploma in Liabilities and Equity – Level 5 will get you acquainted with the nature and recording of current liabilities. The course will focus on the recognition, measurement and accounting for equity. This course is a stepping stone to taking your career in the finance sector to the next level. You will see the door open to exciting opportunities and future career prospects.

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards.

What will I learn?

  • Learn of the nature of current liabilities
  • Learn of the criteria for recognising and disclosing contingent liabilities
  • Understand basic accounting for payroll related taxes
  • Take careful note of the operating cycle
  • Understand account payable and why it is an informal working relation


5 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

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Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Curriculum

1: Current Liabilities
2: Notes Payable
3: Contingent Liabilities
4: Payroll
5: Other Components Of Employee Compensation
6: Long-term Notes
7: Bonds Payable
8: Accounting For Bonds Payable
9: Bonds Issued Between Interest Dates And Bond Retirement
10: Analysis, Commitments, Alternative Financing Arrangements, Leases, And Fair Value Measurements
11: The Corporate Form Of Organisation
12: Common And Preferred Stock
13: Treasury Stock
14: Stock Splits And Stock Dividends
15: Statement Of Stockholders Equity

Course Duration:

You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment:

In order to complete the Certificate in Budgeting – Level 3, learners will have to take a mock exam and final exam.

  • No. of Questions: 30
  • Exam Duration: 40 minutes
  • Exam format: multiple questions


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Diploma in Liabilities and Equity – Level 5 by CPD & iAP.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideally suited for accountants, financial advisors, consultants and entrepreneurs


  • All learners should be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT.
  • A sound educational background is an advantage.

Career path

Once you qualify in the Diploma in Liabilities and Equity – Level 5, you will gain an accredited qualification that will prove worthwhile in working for a range of job positions in the finance industry. Given below are job roles you can land with this certification.

  • Equity Advisors
  • Equity Research Analyst
  • Relationship Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Consultant

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