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OUR PASS RATE
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Stock Trading

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.

Entry Requirements

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

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Stock Trading.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Thursday 29th February
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Thursday 29th February

Stock Trading

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.

Entry Requirements

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

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Stock Trading.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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