Trainees will learn the importance of trading psychology and strong mental control when trading. This programme will introduce you to market-leading software, data and applications from our technology partners. This programme is ideal for people with a desire to become financial markets traders or for those who want the opportunity to enhance their current income with an additional revenue stream through trading. The programme requires little or no previous knowledge of trading, although some experience would be beneficial.

This four-week programme is based around trading sessions under the watchful eyes of our professional mentors, with extensive academic sessions to introduce techniques for trading real-time financial markets. The course also includes an external trip to the Bank of England.

We aim to give you a hands-on introduction to financial markets – who is involved, what they do and what causes financial markets to move. All of our mentors and lecturers are experienced traders and their knowledge will be vital in helping you to develop and enhance your understanding of the banking industry.

During the programme you will be based on the trading floor of the London Academy of Trading in the City of London with dedicated access to your own trading desk. There will be a real-time trading competition with mentored trading sessions, on-going support and career advice if you intend to venture further in the financial world.

This programme is especially suitable for those who are studying at university or who have recently finished and are looking to gain corporate and practical experience to increase personal employability within the financial markets sector.


Build trading strategies
Analyse markets price action
Understanding trading psychology
Introduction to technical analysis
Setting targets and applying stop losses
Understanding risk management
Develop fundamental knowledge
Daily mentored trading sessions
Online platform access
External visit to financial institutions
Daily webinars

What Our Students Have to Say

LAT Taught me to analyse the financial markets in a very special way, focusing on identifying what matters the most, and how the news is important to make the markets evolve and behave.

Claudia Monterde
Funds Data Analyst, Bloomberg

LAT has a very good teaching methodology and let student to think independently and logically.

Gary Wu
Portfolio Manager, Kylin Prime Group

It has been the best investment I have made. The course content and how it was taught was brilliant-some of the best teaching I have come across.

Akif Din
Trader, Acenya Traders

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