This course is delivered by London Academy of Trading (LAT) an academic partner of GISMA Business School. LAT and GISMA are both members of Global University Systems (GUS), which is an international network of higher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications.

This one-week course is ideal for anyone seeking a beginner’s guide to financial markets.

Why choose this programme? 

From day one, our expert tutors will guide you through the world starting from the bottom up by first looking into a day in the life of a trader. You’ll then gain a broad overview of fundamental and technical analysis and evaluation as well as evaluating macro-economic data releases.

Other key areas include trading psychology and the effect it has on performance. You’ll analyse trading different commodities whilst being encouraged to trade real-time markets with the help of our experience mentors who can offer first-hand knowledge of the trading industry.

Objectives of the programme

  • Build fundamental understanding of financial markets
  • Develop technical analysis understanding
  • Understand your trading emotions
  • Managing risk in trading

Who is this course suitable for? 

This introductory course is aimed at those who have a keen interested in trading and want to take the first step into financial markets.

  • One-on-one consultation
  • Online platform access
  • Daily webinars (07:15, 12:00 and 16:15 London time)

  • A completed and signed application form
  • A copy of your passport / proof of ID / Birth Certificate

Entry requirements for all LAT programmes of two weeks or more:

  • A scanned copy of a recent passport-sized colour photograph
  • Proof of education qualifications
  • Proof of English proficiency, if required

Note: All documents are to be provided in English. Where documents are not in English, you will also need to provide a certified translation of any such documents.

International Students 

  • Scanned copies of your diplomas and certified translation
  • Scanned copies of your certified transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency IELTS 5.5 or equivalents

Candidates who studied an undergraduate degree in the medium of English in a majority English-speaking country can provide a letter from their university confirming this as evidence of their English proficiency.

All other students

A minimum level 3 qualification or an interview with our Academic Dean, Paddy Osborn
Fully completed LAT application form


The London Academy of Trading (LAT) is an award-winning, dual-accredited provider of financial trading education. We pride ourselves on being the most trusted trading skills educators, putting your needs first in everything we do.

LAT's curriculum and teaching approach develop students' creativity, resilience and practical skills to enhance their opportunities for employment or for trading financial markets. LAT develops its curricula and utilises the diversity within its student community to maximise the effectiveness of its courses, and enhance the experience for all students.

We provide the inspiration for students to be achievers, and to be able to apply learned knowledge in a real-world environment, understanding the fundamental and practical aspects of trading.

Why study with LAT?

  • One-to-one consultations
  • Online chat and discussion with LAT traders
  • Live Interactive Online Classes
  • Learn online with full pre-recorded lectures, real-time trading systems and daily webinars
  • Trade alongside your commitments with our evening classes.
  • Pause and restart your studies at any time
  • Pay in flexible payment instalments with 0% interest (Advanced Trading Course only)

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  • Full-time
  • Online
  • One week
  • Continuous
  • from £ 399 per course

Course awarded by LAT London

The London Academy of Trading (LAT) is an award-winning, dual accredited trading academy which provides vocational and practical programmes in financial markets. Our courses are taught by experienced traders and analysts, providing students with first-hand industry knowledge.