Beginners' Course on Financial Trading

Our award winning, CPD certified Beginners Course on Financial Trading is an intensive introduction to the key concepts involved in financial trading including Forex, commodities and global indices (stock market).  You'll be introduced to the primary analysis techniques, risk management and trading platforms used by independent financial traders.

You'll be exposed to the technical indicators used to identify high probability, repeatable and conservative trading strategies and how you can use automated tools to generate growth and income.

The course includes a CPD certified certificate with 4 credits, a course manual and access to our Pro Chart Setup video series detailing how to configure and use the MT4 trading platform.


Upcoming Courses in 2022: 3rd September | 1st October | 5th November | 3rd December

  • Learn how to trade the financial markets alongside your current work commitments
  • Discover how to interpret the financial charts and technical indicators
  • Learn how to limit your risk to just 1% of your account and ensure maximum profitability
  • Lifetime access to the Pro Chart Setup Video Series
  • 100 page Forex Trading manual to help reinforce your learning
  • CPD Certified Certificate on completion of the course
  • Optional One to One Coaching Call with a professional trader

Our award winning Beginners Course on Financial Trading has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development. The course provides 5 CPD credits. Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate recognising this achievement.

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  • Module 1 - Forex Industry

    In this unit we will be explaining the Forex Industry and how it operates including the main market participants and key market sessions. We will be sharing with you the major currency pairs that are traded and how they are measured in Pips. You will also learn how to profit in both a rising or falling market as well as how to interpret a currency chart.

    – The primary and secondary market participants
    – Market Regulation
    – Key Trading Hours
    – The use of Leverage & Margin
    – Understanding Pips & Pipettes
    – The function of a broker and the spread

  • Module 2 - Analysis Methods

    During this section we will be showing you the various Analysis Methods used by financial traders including fundamental and technical analysis. You will be taught the key concept of Support & Resistance and how it is used when identifying chart patterns in real market conditions. Finally we will introduce you to the four technical indicators used on Alpha Trading Floor and how to interpret them on a currency chart.

    – Understanding the importance of fundamental and technical analysis
    – The characteristics and relevance of chart patterns
    – Technical indicators used by professional analysts and traders
    – How to identify emerging trends
    – The concept of the Fibonacci indicator
    – How to interpret market sentiment
    – How to identify overvalued and undervalued markets
    – The process of combining multiple analysis techniques to obtain a higher probability

  • Module 3 - Trading Strategies

    In this unit we will be sharing the five elements involved in any trading strategy as well as the only two entry techniques available when trading the markets. You will also be introduced to Alpha Markets four main trading strategies and how they are used to identify high probability, repeatable trading opportunities.

    – How to build a trading strategy using the five core elements
    – Introduction to Alpha Trading Floor’s propitiatory trading strategies
    – How the ‘breakout’ and ‘pullback’ concept can be used to enter a trade

  • Module 4 - Money Management

    In this module you will learn the various features used that enable traders to limit their risk per trade to just 1% of their account. We will also explain the techniques used by traders that enable them to remove all risk from a trade at the correct time, as well as the power of compounding growth.

    – The requirement of a Stop Loss for effective risk management
    – How Position Sizing can be used to limit risk to a predefined percentage
    – The concept of Risk / Reward ratios when trading the financial markets
    – The power of compounding growth

  • Module 5 - Trading Platforms & Accounts

    During this section we will be explaining what a Forex Platform is as well as how to open up a live trading account. You will be shown a trading platform as well as the various features that can be used when trading in live market conditions. After the course you will have access to our Pro Chart Setup video series showing you how to download and configure your charting platform.

    – The core elements of a Trading Platform
    – How to execute “at market” trades
    – How to execute “pending / automated trades”
    – How to execute a Stop Loss to limit risk
    – Secondary functions of a Trading Platform

  • Module 6 - Trader Psychology

    This final module will introduce you to the concept of trader psychology and how it effects how individuals trade the financial markets. We will be explaining the psychological roller-coaster of trading using live examples as well as the six steps to trading success.

    – The psychological challenges of trading the markets
    – Three steps to managing your state of mind when trading
    – The six steps to your trading success

Secure your place on our Beginners Course on Forex Trading on one of the available dates listed above. We look forward to seeing you on one of our events soon.

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Price: £159.00 (incl VAT)

FAQ's +
How long does the course last for?

The day is set to begin at 10:00 and finish around 17:00. Registration begins at 09:30.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

There are no specific items you need to bring. Notepads and pens will be provided along with a course manual.

Will lunch be provided?

Lunch will not be provided, however refreshments will be given throughout the day.

Is there any parking available?

There are pay & display areas surrounding the hotel as well as a multi-storey car park nearby.

What happens if I can’t attend on the date I registered for?

If you are unable to attend the course for any reason, you can email us and we will reschedule your booking for the next available date.

Do I have to have prior knowledge of Forex Trading?

You are not required to have any knowledge of Forex Trading in order to attend the event. The day aims to teach you all of the key concepts involved in trading from a Beginners level. Those that have prior experience in trading are encouraged to attend as certain strategies and techniques used at Alpha Trading Floor may be beneficial to them.

Is there a dress code for the event?

There is no dress code as such, however we would recommend smart/casual.

Is there minimum age for people attending the event?

Those attending the event must be 18 years or older.

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