Trading 101

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Trading 101 teaches you how to trade the Foreign Exchange (Forex or FX) market. During three intensive days, you will receive a blend of education and practical work enabling you to trade live in the Forex market as part of this course.

What you will learn

How to trade the Forex markets with the help of a professional trader. The emphasis is on practical skills, with the trading knowledge you learn enhanced by practical sessions. The trading focus for Trading 101 is longer term evening trades, making this course suitable for those in full time employment.

You need to bring your laptop to the training session as you will be taken through the steps to place trades and will be expected trade using your own trading account. This process builds your confidence in continuing to trade after the course.

Preparing for your course

No prior trading skills or knowledge is needed, with the comprehensive education given on this course making it an ideal starting point for your trading journey. Traders with limited exposure to trading, without formal trading education, or consistency in their trading results, should also start here.

You will be expected to open a trading account ready for use on this course. An online training video will guide you through this process once you have enrolled on the course. Allow at least a week to complete this before you course starts.

If you have been trading a while and are unsure whether this course meets your needs, call 0203 603 4983 to an informal chat with a trader.

During your course

This course is being delivered exclusively to you. There is ample opportunity to ask questions and to a degree, personalise the time to you, with content being delivered at your speed. This is what makes the course so suitable for those who have already ‘had a go’.

If you are comfortable with any aspects of the material, we can move through more rapidly, allowing you more time to spend trading. You will be taken step-by-step through the process of installing your charting software and learning to identify trading opportunities in the market.

You will be placing trades throughout the course alongside learning how to manage and close your trading positions. Depending on market conditions, you may also be encouraged to place several short term trades.

Follow up

On completing Trading 101, you must trade the strategies you have learned so that you the gain practical experience necessary to reach your financial goals faster. You can only learn to trade the Forex markets properly by getting stuck in and doing it.

You should consider attending one or more sessions of Coaching 121 a couple of weeks after Trading 101. Trading 201 is the next course to be attended.

Duration: Three days

Lunch is included in your course cost for each day. Public courses are offered subject to availability and as these are always in demand, early booking is advised.

Talk to a trader

You will probably have questions or wish to have a chat with a trader before booking your course. Call 0203 603 4983, or use the contact us page. Book your course online or call 0203 603 4983.

Trading 101 Course Content

Day 1
  • Trading objectives
  • History of Forex
  • Forex and other markets
  • How Forex works
  • Long term versus short term
  • Types of analysis
  • Types of trading account
  • Leverage
  • Opening and funding a trading account
  • Download and install MT4 software
  • Apply the MT4 profiles
  • Navigating MT4
  • Customising displays
  • OHLC bars and candlesticks
  • Trends, support and resistance
  • Market orders and limit orders
  • Risk management and trade sizing
  • Stop loss management
Day 2
  • Moving averages
  • Convergence and divergence
  • Multiple time frames
  • Continuation patterns
  • Reversal patterns
  • Trading chart patterns
  • Live trading in the markets
  • Fibonnacci
  • Chart indicators
  • Breakouts and reversals
Day 3
  • Managing the trade
  • Scaling in and out
  • Triple Nickel strategy
  • Pivot Points
  • Live trading in the markets
  • Impact of news, websites for news
  • Trader psychology
  • Keeping records
E&OE. Our policy is one of continual improvement and course content may be updated to reflect market conditions.

Trading 101 Prices

Three day PUBLIC class in:
Delegate Fee
No courses scheduled at present £1,860
To book a place on a public class, select your course and follow the prompts.All bookings are subject to Plan B’s booking terms.There is a maximum of 10 delegates per class.The price you see is the price you pay, with no extra taxes or ongoing fees for trading.

You need to make your own travel arrangements to your chosen venue.

You may want to arrange private tuition if dates or venues listed are unsuitable.

Typical prices for three days of PRIVATE tuition in:
First Delegate
Additional Delegates
England, Scotland or Wales £3,060 £930
Ireland (inc NI) £3,150 £960
Channel Islands £3,150 £930
Example #1:

An individual having their own private tuition in England, the price is £3060.

Example #2:

Three people arranging their own course in Northern Ireland, the price is £5070 (one @ £3150 plus two @ £960). This is the equivalent of just £1690 for each person.To book a private tuition, you need to request a quotation first.

Your quotation will include prices and instructions to allow you to accept the quotation.

All bookings are subject to Plan B’s booking terms.

There is a maximum of 10 delegates per booking.

The price you see is the price you pay, with no extra taxes or ongoing fees for trading.

You need to make your own travel arrangements to your chosen venue.

Talk to us about alternative venues if those on the list are unsuitable.