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Stock Trading

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Overview

Learn how to trade stocks online! Do you want to trade stocks online but don’t know where to start? Look no further; our ABC’s of Stock Trading Course is the most comprehensive beginner’s guide for anyone new to stock trading. Students will learn about stocks, the stock market, choosing a broker, opening an account, how to place trades and most importantly strategies used by top traders to pick stocks.

This course does not offer any get rich quick strategies; as with all things in life to become successful you must put in the time and effort. What students do gain from this course is the confidence to trade with purpose utilising fundamental or technical strategies that fit with their own individual trading style.

Good Luck and Happy Trading!

Modules

Chapter One introduces the student to the course.

Chapter Two outlines what stock trading is and the different types of stocks available to investors.

Chapter Three will delve into the stock marketplace so that the student can gain a better appreciation of what different types of markets there are and how they operate.

Chapter Four provides the new stock trader with practical information relating to choosing the right online broker and discussion regarding the brokers trading platform.

Chapter Five gives a detailed analysis of the mechanics of trading; buying and selling, types of orders, leverage/cash accounts and calculating profit or loss.

Chapter Six focuses on analysing a company and ultimately determining whether you should place a trade on that stock.

Chapter Seven covers picking stocks based on your investment objectives.

Chapter Eight focuses on Fundamental Analysis. To know what factors move markets is essential to be a profitable trader. Fundamental Analysis looks at present economic numbers and economic policy, conditions such as interest rates, trade balances, etc…

Chapter Nine provides a discussion on Technical Analysis. Technical Analysis looks at prior price movements and employs the use of charts.

Chapter Ten outlines major trading strategies employed by traders to determine what stocks to trade.

Chapter Eleven and Twelve cover money management and key elements successful traders utilize to become profitable. These chapters will provide insight into the discipline and work ethic needed to succeed in this field.

Chapter Thirteen provides outside sources for the new trader including top news providers and various online stock brokers.

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Stock Trading Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Hear from our past Students

Learn how to trade stocks online! Do you want to trade stocks online but don’t know where to start? Look no further; our ABC’s of Stock Trading Course is the most comprehensive beginner’s guide for anyone new to stock trading. Students will learn about stocks, the stock market, choosing a broker, opening an account, how to place trades and most importantly strategies used by top traders to pick stocks.

This course does not offer any get rich quick strategies; as with all things in life to become successful you must put in the time and effort. What students do gain from this course is the confidence to trade with purpose utilising fundamental or technical strategies that fit with their own individual trading style.

Good Luck and Happy Trading!

Modules

Chapter One introduces the student to the course.

Chapter Two outlines what stock trading is and the different types of stocks available to investors.

Chapter Three will delve into the stock marketplace so that the student can gain a better appreciation of what different types of markets there are and how they operate.

Chapter Four provides the new stock trader with practical information relating to choosing the right online broker and discussion regarding the brokers trading platform.

Chapter Five gives a detailed analysis of the mechanics of trading; buying and selling, types of orders, leverage/cash accounts and calculating profit or loss.

Chapter Six focuses on analysing a company and ultimately determining whether you should place a trade on that stock.

Chapter Seven covers picking stocks based on your investment objectives.

Chapter Eight focuses on Fundamental Analysis. To know what factors move markets is essential to be a profitable trader. Fundamental Analysis looks at present economic numbers and economic policy, conditions such as interest rates, trade balances, etc…

Chapter Nine provides a discussion on Technical Analysis. Technical Analysis looks at prior price movements and employs the use of charts.

Chapter Ten outlines major trading strategies employed by traders to determine what stocks to trade.

Chapter Eleven and Twelve cover money management and key elements successful traders utilize to become profitable. These chapters will provide insight into the discipline and work ethic needed to succeed in this field.

Chapter Thirteen provides outside sources for the new trader including top news providers and various online stock brokers.

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Stock Trading Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Hear from our past Students

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