Quickstart is a two to two and a half hour coaching and mentoring session with an experienced trader. It is practical and can be taken either before the main Forex Training Programme or just after. We suggest you book Quickstart if you have not traded before or want to practise using the trading platform.

What you will learn

Quickstart is about building confidence early in the trading world. You will navigate the FXCM trading platform and charts and learn about order types, as well as how to place, update and close orders.

Quickstart also introduces Skype chat to delegates, with all delegates joining in a practical session, ready to be tutored and supported by Skype calls that are a part of the Forex Training Programme.

Preparing for your course

Quickstart is practical and you will gain confidence navigating the trading platform on your laptop. Consequently, you need to bring a laptop to this session for use during the practical sessions.

During your course

Quickstart sessions are joint coaching sessions run for small groups. We can help with account setup and funding your account during the session if you have been unable to complete this beforehand.

Follow up

The immediate follow up is attendance on the Forex Training Programme or an equivalent programme where FXCM is the broker and Skype is used for support.

Duration: Two and a half hours

Tea, coffee and water are provided. Public sessions 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 Quickstart online or call 0203 603 4983.

Course Content

Session 1
  • Types of trading account
  • FXCM trading platform
  • Navigating the platform
  • Selecting instruments to trade
  • Placing a market order
  • Amending an order
  • Closing an order
  • Stop and limit orders
Session 2
  • Marketscope charting package
  • Managing layouts
  • Changing layout properties
  • Creating new layouts
  • Skype accounts
  • Chatting on Skype
  • Phone calls on Skype
E&OE. Our policy is one of continual improvement and content may be updated to reflect market conditions.

Quickstart Prices

Two and a half hour PUBLIC session in:
Delegate Fee
Birmingham n/a £240
London 16Jan £240

To book a place on a public session, select your session and follow the prompts.

All bookings are subject to Plan B’s booking terms. You will be asked to accept these during the booking process.

There is a maximum of 6 delegates in a group coaching session.

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 121 coaching if dates or venues listed are unsuitable.