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Level 2 Certificate in Stock Market & Forex Trading

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See your stock rise with a professional qualification in market and forex trading. Learn the ins and outs, risks and potential outcomes of trading equity securities on the stock exchange, converting and trading currencies, and develop a robust knowledge regarding finance, investment, and accounting skills. You study online, in your own time, through our innovative e-learning platform accessible through your laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile device.


Whatever your level of understanding, experience or liquidity, this Basics of Stock Market and Forex Trading will introduce the process of trading stocks and currencies on the national and international markets in manner that’s both engaging and easy to understand. With videos and practical exercises designed by expert tutors, you will gain expertise in analysing stock market trends, mitigating risks, foreign investment, forex volatility and market expectation.

Benefits of studying the Basics of Stock Market and Forex Trading course with Victoria Education include

  • Easy-to-understand course materials designed by industry experts, accessible through your smartphone, laptop, desktop or tablet device
  • No hidden fees or costs — study a comprehensive course and earn a professional e-certificate upon successful completion
  • Get instant feedback from automated assessments and mock exams to gauge your progress
  • No formal deadlines or teaching schedule, meaning you can learn at your own pace
  • 24/7 help and support from your online tutors, through email and via our live online chat
  • Qualify for an NUS Extra card and gain access to over 200 fantastic deals from high street brands and one free year of ISIC unlocking over 42,000 international discounts

How is this qualification is delivered?

Our courses are taught entirely online, meaning you can access the materials wherever, whenever, at a pace that suits you, without formal deadlines or teaching schedules.

The courses are delivered through

  • Video lessons
  • PDF handouts
  • Mock exams
  • Online assessment

These can be accessed through any device with an internet connection. Our e-learning platform is optimised for use on mobile, tablet, laptops and desktop computers.

Mandatory units

The Basics of Stock Market and Forex Trading course consists of thirteen mandatory units, covering

  • Stock market trends
  • An introduction to forex
  • Understanding currency conversion
  • Risk management
  • Other trading options
  • And more…

Recommended reading

  • Guide To Listing on LSE


The assessment at the end of each course is a multiple-choice exam taken through our online platform. The system is fully automated so you will receive your results instantly upon completion.


Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification. You can order a PDF Certificate for £12.

Who is this course for?

Our Basics of Stock Market and Forex Trading course is aimed at anyone wishing to start working in such roles, or existing professionals wishing to boost their skills and employability.

Our courses are open to learners of all levels with no formal experience or qualifications required to enrol. However, learners should be aged 16 or over and have a good understanding of English language, numeracy and IT.

Career path

Studying this would benefit a range of careers, but would specifically boost employability in such careers as

  • Forex Market Analyst
  • Account Manager
  • Regulator
  • Exchange Operations Associate
  • Stockbrokers
  • Financial Analyst
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Securities Sales Agent

Course Curriculum

Essentials of Equities Market & Trading FOREX
Understanding the stock market 01:00:00
Identifying trends 01:00:00
What is Forex? 01:00:00
Basics of currency conversion 01:00:00
Reading statistics 01:00:00
The volatilty of the market 01:00:00
Key trade skills 01:00:00
Recognising the risks 01:00:00
Stock market and forex trading terminology 01:00:00
Advancing your career 01:00:00
Day trading and secondary markets 01:00:00
Conclusion 01:00:00
Is trading right for you? 00:30:00
Reference Book
A guide to listing on the London Stock Exchange 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Level 2 Certificate in Stock Market & Forex Trading 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Level 2 Certificate in Stock Market & Forex Trading 00:20:00

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  • £199.00 £10.00
  • 1 year
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Number of Units14
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 13 hours, 10 minutes


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