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This Diploma is for people who want to explore trading independently and take charge of their own trading strategies. The course covers the primary principles of trading used by market professionals and is presented by IIFT’s team of in-house lecturers led by Peter Brown. Peter’s clear and concise style garnered from over 25 years of trading experience is unique in trading education. Highlights of the course include: • Trading styles, strategies, risk management, economic macro views and technical analysis. • Advanced trading techniques, set-ups and edges developed by the team that have proved successful time and time again. • How to execute trades and develop skills to take astute opportunities in the market. • Continuous assessment to ensure essential learning goals achieved. • At no extra cost, opportunity for continued support and mentoring at monthly Live Trading Days for 12 months. • Trading plan development to remove emotions from the pursuit of success. The course is ideal for individuals who wish to explore developing a new Tax Free source of supplementary or full time income. It’s structured for beginners and people with some experience to develop the critical skills and disciplines to improve trading performance.

Course Content

Introduction to Trading

• Learning what trading is really about. • What it entails • Requirements to develop earning potential

Risk Management

• Utilising your capital without exposing it to volatile swings

How The Markets Work

• Learning the inside track into how professional participants work the markets

Fundamental Analysis

• The development and maintenance of a macroeconomic view of the markets

Technical Analysis

• Advanced technical analysis techniques, essential in successful trading

Trading Strategies

• Professional trading strategies and techniques

Analysing Economic Data

• Economic news – how to interpret it and how to react


• Entry and Exit principles and techniques

Personalised Trading Strategies

• Strategies that suit your lifestyle

The Psychology of Trading

• Living with trading, the techniques that keep stress to a minimum

Trade Station Set Up

• Best Practice

Advanced Trading Techniques 1

• Gap Play trading techniques

Advanced Trading Techniques 2

• Trend catcher trading techniques

Advanced Trading Techniques 3

• Range trading trade techniques

Access for One year to all live trading days (One Friday of every month).

CPD Accreditation
This course has received formal approval for CPD hours for QFA, CUA, CUG, LCOI, Chartered Bankers/CeB, LIA, Institute of Bankers (including Registered Stockbrokers).
Company Running the Activity Irish Institute of Financial Trading
Event Name Diploma in Financial Trading
Topics Covered Technical Analysis, Risk Management, Fundamental Analysis, Trading Strategies, Physchology of Trading, Trading Techniques, Regulation & Macro View
Event Date Monthly
Duration of Event 16 hours in total – one evening per week for 8 weeks
Accreditation No. for institute of Bankers Members 2012-1254
Venue 26 Lr Baggot Street.
Presenters Peter Brown, Vincent Hogan, Niall O’Connor, Tomas Agnew
Contact Name in Organisation Tomas Agnew
Formal CPD Hours Awarded for: QFAs 4
CUAs & CUGs 4
Chartered Bankers / CeBs 4
CPD Members of LIA & Institute of Bankers (including Registered Stockbrokers) Hours Categories
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About Dublin Business School

This diploma course is presented in association with Dublin Business School.

Dublin Business School (DBS) is the largest independent third level institution in Ireland and provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, professional and executive education programmes. The School, which was originally known as Accountancy and Business College, was established in 1975 to provide evening courses for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accounting bodies. In 2003, Dublin Business School was acquired by Kaplan, Inc., the education division of The Washington Post Company. Kaplan, Inc. is a world leader in education, serving more than one million students per year in over 600 locations in 37 countries.

Upcoming Trading Diploma Dates
Buy on PayPal or 01 664 4034 (credit / debit card)
Oct 21st – Dec 9th – Dublin Every Tuesday 6:30 – 8:30pm
Nov 5th – Nov 26th – Cork Every Wed 5:30 – 9:30pm
Nov 13th – Jan 15th – Dublin Every Thursday 6:30 – 8:30pm
Dec 16th – Feb 10th – Dublin Every Tuesday 6:30 – 8:30pm
If you’re not ready to book now and have a query, please phone 01 66 44 034 or use the form below.