IBT Level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Business


Accounting and finance are core elements of business operations and helps determine the effectiveness of a business operation. In the current business context, demand for professional experts in accounting and finance is increasing, and this has led to increased demands for candidates with accounting expertise in a wide range of sectors including retail and manufacturing. IBT level 5 diploma in accounting and business provides the opportunity for learning the skills necessary for being a middle manager with accounting responsibilities in an organisation. The course is composed of 6 intensive modules that cover the diverse aspects of accounting in modern business and helps to learn in acquiring skills necessary for undertaking financial management, financial reporting, planning and control, people management and taxation.

  • To provide learning on financial theories and the methods to regulate the global financial risk which may be occurred in organisations
  • To give information on financial planning and control and aids to progress the proficiencies required to evaluate potential investment decisions and global strategies.
  • To provide assistance to prepare financial reports and comprehend taxation principles
  • To provide knowledge on regulating the people in the organisation through giving assistances in recruitment, rewards, training etc.

Institute of Business and Technology (IBT) is an awarding body which offers high-quality diploma and degree programs to students seeking vocational qualification. IBT ensures the quality of the programs by ensuring conformance to high standards in courses offered by the organisation. In addition, through regular monitoring and audit of accredited centres, IBT ensures legitimate and reliable functioning of the approved centres. Furthermore, IBT provides comprehensive support to the accredited centres for delivering the best possible service to learners.

IBT qualifications assist a learner in pursuing high-quality professional vocational education delivered in a flexible and customer-focused learning environment. All the qualifications offered by IBT are regularly updated to recognise and meet the changing needs of colleges, training providers, and employers. Moreover, the qualifications offered by IBT facilitate progression to higher education and career development opportunities.

  • Outstanding tutor support that gives you supportive guidance all through the course accomplishment through SBL Support Desk Portal.
  • Access to our cutting-edge learning management platform where you will be able to access vital learning resources and communicate with support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • Formative assessment feedback will be provided by the tutors to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform
  • Supervision for all modules
  • Multiplatform accessibility through online learning platform. This facilitates SBL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphone, laptop, tablets or desktop offering students’ opportunity to study as per their convenience.
  • Live Classes (for Blended Learning Students only).

All the units of the qualification are internally assessed by the delivery centre and are externally verified by IBT. A combination of coursework and assignments are used for assessment and students will need to show that they meet each of the assessment criteria and learning outcome detailed within each unit of the qualification, to the required standard for the level of the unit.

Diploma Certificates will be awarded following assessment of the candidate’s coursework and assignment. A qualified tutor will examine the evidence and make a decision, which is verified by the external verifier and passed for certification. To be awarded the certificates, candidates must pass all the six units of the qualification. Candidates need to achieve 40% mark in order to pass each unit. The achievement (pass) rates for this qualification are outstanding.

  • Students with a minimum age of 18 years
  • A level qualification or equivalent/other related level 3 qualifications or similar work experience
  • IBT Diploma ( Level 3/Level4)
  • First language in English or 5.5 scores in IELTS/equivalent. Scores of the English tests conducted by IBT’s approved centres are also approved.

After completing the Diploma in Accounting and Business, the candidates can progress to other comprehensive academic courses including graduate courses and seek advancements to the Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Business and other IBT Level 6 qualifications. Moreover, after the qualification is completed learners can take up mid-level managerial roles in business organisations.

  • Industry-focused programmes which meet global standards.
  • Programs reviewed by highly qualified experts in the relevant sector.
  • Career enhancement through providing advanced knowledge and skills which meets the 21st-century employer needs.
  • Availability of globally approved centres for enrolling in the desired program.
  • Availability of flexible study options.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Reference No : DAB501

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This module teaches you to manage your financial assets both on your personnel and business. Also helps to learn about cash management and investment decisions.

Reference No : DAB502

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit help learner to understand how to control and plan financial assets in the organisation to achieve the goals and objectives.

Reference No : DAB503

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit deals with the study of financial reporting and fundamental issues relating to resources valuation and income determination.This unit the help learner to improve risk assessment and decision making.

Reference No : DAB504

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit help learner to study about principles of taxation and practices.

Reference No : DAB505

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit help learner to study about how to manage people in an organisation

Reference No : DAB506

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit help learner to develop their understanding of business ethics in different institutional context.

Delivery Methods

School of Business London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between online learning with live classes and online learning methods at SBL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Classes. Learners enrolled at SBL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live classes, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live classes are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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