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Knightsbridge Trading Academy

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Knightsbridge Trading Academy are pleased to offer this world first globally recognised, financial education trading package. We have worked tirelessly with our partners at London Stock Exchange Group Academy & the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment to create a ground breaking expertly built trading package. Our programme has taken over two and a half years to design and is designed for people with little to no prior trading experience, and those who are seeking a career in finance.


What you will receive on our intensive 10 days programme

  • Become a financial market expert
  • Gain a internationally accredited chartered certificate in Securities and Investments
  • Framed certificate of achievement from London Stock Exchange Group
  • Level 3 Introduction to Securities & Investments Certificate
  • CPD Certified
  • Visit London Stock Exchange and attend a market open
  • Expertly built for first class user experience
  • Learn from expert tutors who all have over 30 years experience
  • Trading simulation modules


Post Course:

  • Reading materials
  • Interactive exercises
  • Video tutorials
  • Multiple choice mock exam papers
  • Help desk
  • Webinar access from our expert tutors
  • Dedicated Mentor
  • Exclusive access to Knightsbridge Trading Academy’s global online trading community.


Full Time

Week 1

Section 1: The Financial Services Industry Introduction to the financial services industry and examines the role of the industry and the main participants that are seen in financial centres around the globe.

Section 2: The Economic Environment An appreciation of some key aspects of macroeconomics is essential to an understanding of the environment in which investment services are delivered. This Section looks at some key measures of economic data and the role of central banks in management of the economy.

Section 3: Financial Assets and Markets This Section provides an overview of the main types of assets and then looks in some detail at the range of financial markets that exist, including the money markets, property and foreign exchange.

Section 4: Equities We now examine some of the main asset classes in detail, starting with equities. We begin with the features, benefits and risks of owning shares or stocks, looks at corporate actions and some of the main world stock markets and indices, and outlines the methods by which shares are traded and settled.

Section 5: Bonds A review of bonds follows which includes looking at the key characteristics and types of government and corporate bonds and the risks and returns associated with them.

Section 6: Derivatives A brief review of derivatives to provide an understanding of the key features of futures, options and swaps and the terminology associated with them.

Section 7: Investment Funds A study of the major area of investment funds or mutual funds/ collective investment schemes. The Section looks at open-ended and closed-ended funds, exchange-traded funds, hedge funds and private equity.

Section 8: Regulation and Ethics An understanding of regulation is essential in today’s investment industry. This Section provides an overview of international regulation and looks at specific areas such as money laundering and insider trading as well as a section on professional integrity and ethics.

Part Time

  • All online programmes held on the the London Stock Exchange servers
  • All videos produced at London Stock Exchange studios, ensuring first class video production and user experience
  • Expertly built browser based portal


Module 1 Candlestick Charting

Module 2 Risk Management

Module 3 Trade Management

Module 4 Managing your trading strategy

Module 5 Hedge fund strategies

Module 6 Commodity hedging


6 further videos on CISI level 3 intorduction to Securities and Investment

Full help desk support

Online community with forums and FAQ section

Series of webinars produced by our expert tutors.


What you will receive:

  • Reading materials
  • Interactive exercises
  • Video tutorials
  • Multiple choice mock exam papers
  • Help desk
  • Exclusive access to Knightsbridge Trading Academy’s global online trading community.
  • Certificate of achievement from London Stock Exchange Group
  • Level 3 introduction to Securities and Investment (providing you pass exam paper)


What can I achieve after the programme?

Knightsbridge help and support you in finding you a career in a financial institution.

You will be part of a unique members club, having attended our accredited programme. You will have access to our ITP alumni portal, which will enable you to network with a common like minded professional. Many of our students are now perusing careers in the following fields:

  • Paraplanning
  • Private Trader
  • Financial Trading
  • FCA Controlled functions
  • Front Office
  • Middle office
  • Back Office
  • Wealth Management
  • Investment Management
  • Financial Brokerage Dealing Desk
  • Independent Financial Adviser
  • Analyst


Our Facilities

As a leading educational institute for finance, Knightsbridge have invested in state-of-art equipment and software that is relevant in the current industry standard. We firmly believe that having access to these equipment and students ability to have hands-on exercises to these real equipment and environment help students to not only help understanding their study topics but also increase their employability.

For students who wish to have distance learning, online-learning facility is also available our platform is held on London Stock Exchange Group servers and videos developed in London Stock Exchange studios.

Knightsbridge Trading Academy eLearning Centre provides unique learning experience for students to study at your own pace, and it is facilitated with full-time online support technicians via a helpdesk and candidate forum system.

All classrooms are fully air-conditioned, and fitted with Projector for presentation. Full Wi-Fi coverage across college campus for student’s internet access with high-speed leased line Internet.

Cut-off date is 19th Feb 2018

Application closed

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