Trading Courses


Diploma of Share Trading and Investment Course

Getting started in the stock market can seem confusing and a steep learning curve. And when your money is on the line the fear of financial loss can seem overwhelming if you get things wrong.

So it makes sense to invest in yourself first by gaining a quality education that will enable you to confidently (and successfully) trade the stock market.

Learn proven strategies to competently and confidently trade the share market

With so much hype surrounding the share market, we have raised the bar in the industry to set quality standards in the level of education being delivered by developing the first and only government accredited trading course, the Diploma of Share Trading and Investment (Course Code: 10943NAT).

The Diploma of Share Trading and Investment is the leading online trading course

The real benefit to you is that our trading courses are independent evidence that you will be competent and confident in the techniques and strategies being taught.

By enrolling in the Diploma of Share Trading and Investment, you will receive a comprehensive, hands on, education that enables you to:

And we have to proudly say that the majority of our clients have achieved just that – although full credit goes to them because as the saying goes, ‘the teacher arrives when the student is ready’.

Course Summary

Qualification Gained Diploma of Share Trading and Investment
Course Code 10943NAT
Study Mode Flexible delivery (backed up with comprehensive support)
Course Fees Pay upfront or payment plan options are available
Study Load 48 weeks with the option to extend *
Start Date Rolling enrolments every Monday
Assessment Method Competency based assessment so you can prove to yourself the techniques and strategies work before you put your money at risk
Nationally Recognised Yes
* The course can be completed in a much shorter period of time depending on the hours you have available to commit to study.

Fast track your success in the stock market

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Designed and taught by investment professionals with over 35 years' experience, every technique and strategy has been tested and refined to ensure you fast track your education.

And you can rest assured that our professional team will be on hand to guide you every step of the way – from enrolment through to course completion – to ensure you achieve your financial goals much sooner.

With a proven track record of success in educating clients over more than 19 years, we guarantee by the time you complete the Diploma course, you will be armed with an arsenal of stock trading techniques and strategies that will enable you to competently and confidently trade in any market condition.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What subjects do you cover in the course?

    The Diploma comprises 5 modules, including:

    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.

    Apply Price Analysis to Market Trends: This module focuses on the classical trading techniques of price analysis and their importance in analysing price trends and chart patterns. It also examines the techniques for identifying the strength or weakness of a market and how to use these in combination with other trading techniques to significantly increase a trader’s probability of being profitable.

    Apply Pattern Analysis to Market Trends: This module introduces you to the different phases of the market so that you can recognise where it is at any one point in time. It also examines the various types of bar and candlestick patterns, which when incorporated into your analysis provide significant opportunities to trade the market in either direction. It also demonstrates how you can use these trading techniques to fine tune your entry and exit signals in the market.

    More in-depth information on what's included and what you'll learn in the Diploma is detailed in the Course Handbook.

  • What will I learn on completion of the course?

    At the completion of the Diploma of Share Trading and Investment you will:

    • have a practical trading plan that allows you to take more profit from the market
    • understand and know how to apply technical and fundamental analysis to know what to buy and when,
    • understand how to analyse and use bar, candlestick, and Gann swing charts,
    • know how to analyse volume to understand the psychology of the market,
    • understand how to interpret trends and trend trading methodologies to profit from the market,
    • apply a variety of entry and exit trading techniques and know which ones to use and when,
    • confidently predict future support and resistance price targets so you know when a stock will stop falling or stop rising,
    • understand continuation and reversal patterns and know the exact point when a trend will reverse,
    • 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.
  • Who is the course suitable for?

    Presented in an effective, down to earth manner that delivers results, this comprehensive trading course demystifies the share market, teaching you techniques and strategies you can use immediately to take control of your financial future.

    Given this, the course is suitable for anyone who:

    • actively manages their self-managed super fund
    • wants to trade for additional income or to replace their income
    • is new to the share market wanting to learn proven techniques and strategies
    • is a private share trader seeking specialist advanced trading techniques

    OR a professional 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
    • an internationally recognised qualification
  • When can I enrol?

    To enable students the flexibility to commence their studies at any time, we offer rolling enrolments every Monday.

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

    Students are required to have Year 12 or equivalent

    Equivalency can be demonstrated by:

    • Enrolling in the Short Course in Share Trading as a pathway into the Diploma, or
    • A qualification at Certificate IV level or above, or
    • 3 years industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication and numerical calculations (a letter from your employer confirming you meet these requirements will suffice), or
    • Completion of a literacy and numeracy test (all VET in school students will need to complete this test prior to enrolling).

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

  • What is the tuition fee to enrol in the course?

    Please download the Course Handbook and Enrolment Guide for the full fees and charges that apply.

Comprehensive support to ensure your success

Our professional team is on hand to guide you every step of the way - from enrolment through to course completion – to ensure you develop the right skills and knowledge in a supportive environment while working with professionals in their field.


On completion of the Diploma course, students may be eligible for credit towards the Bachelor of Business (Finance) at institutions both locally and offshore subject to meeting the universities entry requirements.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

For students seeking Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Points, the Financial Planning Association of Australia offers students who successfully complete all modules a total of 73.50 points while CPA Australia offers students 1 point for each hour of study.

The Diploma of Share Trading and Investment is also recognized by ASIC for general advice in securities.

Why Choose Wealth Within?

Study with us and you’ll:

While expertise takes time to acquire, studying with Wealth Within means you will develop the right skills and knowledge in a supportive environment while working with experts in their field.

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