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Short Course in Share Trading

Learn to trade the share market with professionals who walk the talk!

If you are looking for an education that will deliver consistently, profitable results in the stock market, look no further!

As a standalone course, the self-contained Short Course in Share Trading covers all of the essentials required to trade the share market, safely and confidently. With comprehensive support, the course has been designed for students who want to learn how to profitably trade the share market.

And if peace of mind is what you are after, you can rest assured that the strategies we teach work as they are the exact same strategies we use to manage millions of dollars on behalf of our clients. With a proven track record spanning over more than 15 years in both bull and bear markets, we guarantee you that the techniques and strategies taught will provide you with the knowledge and skill to competently and confidently trade the share market.


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Presented in a simple and effective manner that delivers results, the Short Course in Share Trading demystifies the stock market, teaching you techniques and strategies you can use immediately, thus enabling you to take control of your financial future.

Designed and taught by investment professionals with over 35 years combined experience in the stock market, every strategy has been tested and refined over many years to ensure your success is guaranteed.

If you don't like gambling with your money and you want to take the risk out of the share market to build sustainable long term wealth, then look no further! You will learn proven techniques and strategies that will give you the confidence to safely and profitably trade the share market.



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Short Course Structure

This course consists of the first three modules of the Diploma of Share Trading and Investment.

Module 1 - Analyse Financial Markets and Information
  • Market efficiency
  • Understanding technical analysis
  • Understanding fundamental analysis
  • Key trading strategies
  • Key elements of a successful trading plan
  • Trading software
  • Setting up a trading account
  • Using leverage to trade
Module 2 - Analyse Market Trends
  • Analysing price based data
  • Bar analysis
  • Volume analysis
  • How to trade using volume
  • Constructing bar charts
  • Analysing bar charts
  • Analysing candlestick charts
  • Analysing Gann swing charts
  • Trend analysis and trading with the trend
  • Techniques for identifying peaks and troughs
Module 3 - Trade Market Trends
  • Understanding Dow Theory
  • Trading using Dow Theory
  • Applying Gann's Counter Trend Theory
  • Trading using Gann's Counter Trend Theory
  • Trading using Gann Swing Theory
  • Applying trendlines
  • The golden rules of trendlines
  • Trading using trendlines
  • Managing risk including your money management rules
  • Back testing and techniques for determining your overall profitability

Short Course in Share Trading In a Nutshell

  • Trade over the short, medium and long term
  • Learn how to trade both bull and bear markets
  • Gain powerful strategies to protect your capital
  • Increase the profits you take from the market

Comprehensive support to ensure your success

As the #1 leader in stock market education, Wealth Within provides a comprehensive learning environment to ensure you understand and can implement the strategies and methodologies being taught.

The support services include:

  • Comprehensive learner workbooks
  • Online webinars to complement the workbooks
  • Practical assessments
  • Email support
  • Access to professional practitioners
  • Educational forums
  • Plus comprehensive feedback to keep you on track

On successful completion of the Short Course in Share Trading, students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment, and while assessment is optional, those students who choose to, and have achieved the required academic results, will have the option of continuing on to complete the final two modules in the Diploma of Share Trading and Investment.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

For students seeking CPD Points, the Financial Planning Association of Australia offers students who successfully complete each module 15 CPD points for a total of 45 points while CPA Australia offers students 1 point for each hour of study.

The Short Course in Share Trading is also recognized by ASIC for general advice in securities

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the educational requirements to enrol in the course?

    Students are required to have proficiency in mathematics and in written and spoken English. Students are also expected to have sufficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Explorer (or equivalent).

  • Who is the course suitable for?

    The course is suitable for anyone:

    • new to the stock market wanting to learn proven techniques and strategies or those already trading but stil experiencing challenges
    • actively managing their self-managed super fund
    • seeking to build wealth and improve the performance of their portfolios
    • wanting to trade for additional income or to replace their income

    OR those seeking:

    • to work in areas such as stock broking and financial advisory roles
    • a career change and aspiring to work in the finance and investment industry
    • a professional servicing the finance and investment industry
  • What study options do you offer?

    You can choose from a self-paced option over 9 months or a fixed academic calendar option of 28 weeks. Students can also opt to complete their studies in a shorter period of time, if they prefer. More information is available in the Course Handbook.

  • How is the course delivered?

    The course is delivered via a flexible online learning environment designed to maximise quality, flexibility and accessibility. We offer a comprehensive, interactive and supportive learning environment to assist students while they are studying.

  • What subjects are covered in the course?

    The Short Course in Share Trading comprises the first 3 modules of the Diploma of Share Trading and Investment, which includes:

    Analyse Markets and Financial Information: this module introduces you to how the stock market works and explores two important methods of analysis that have proven to be very valuable for both professionals and investors alike: fundamental and technical analysis. Working through this module will also introduce you to the key strategies required of a professional trader and the resources needed to confidently and competently trade the stock market.

    Analyse Market Trends: this module supports you in understanding the components of price based data and how you use this to graphically represent the price movements of a stock or market. It also focuses on one of the most important aspects of trading, which is trend analysis. Being able to analyse the direction of the market is critical, irrespective of the market or timeframe you are trading. Working through this module will also help you gain an understanding of how to interpret the psychology of the market using both price and volume.

    Trade Market Trends: this module introduces you to proven trading techniques that will enable you to profitably trade market trends. It also demonstrates how you can combine trading tools to reduce risk and in turn increase profits. You will also be introduced to the tools required to determine your overall profitability.

  • When can I enrol?

    Students enrolling in the Short Course in Share Trading can commence their studies at any time.

  • What will I learn on completion of the course?

    • Have a workable profitable trading plan
    • Understand and know how to use technical and fundamental analysis
    • Understand how to analyse and use bar, candlestick, and Gann swing charts
    • Know how to analyse volume to understand the market sentiment
    • Understand trends and safely use trend trading methodologies to profit from the market
    • Understand a variety of entry and exit trading techniques and know which ones to use for different stocks
    • Be able to implement and act on money management rules to protect your capital
    • Have the tools and ratios required to determine your overall profitability
    • Trade over the short, medium and long term
    • Understand how to trade in bull and bear markets
    • Plus a whole lot more that will ensure you achieve your financial goals
  • What are the fees to enrol?

    For full details regarding the fees and charges you will pay, please download the Course Handbook.

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