Certified Derivatives Trader

One program - two qualifications

This certificate program trains participants in derivatives trading completely. It qualifies you not only for trading on Eurex, one of the world's leading derivatives exchanges, the program is also accredited by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and gives you entrance to the U.K. derivatives market.

Furthermore participants can book a web based training program which gives an ovierview about the trading functionalities of Eurex. By means of interactive exercises they learn the most important functions of the trading system. By attending the certificate course, passing the final examination and completion of the web based training program, participants gain the professional knowledge and practical experience required for admission to exchange trading at Eurex.

Only participants who have attended the one-week course are allowed to take the final exam “Certified Derivatives Trader". Participation in the course must not exceed 6 months.

In addition participants may complete CISI examinations to achieve the authorisation as Retail Investment Advisers in Derivatives from the U.K. regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in respect of the Retail Distribution Review ("RDR").

The course covers following topics, for a detailed description please have a look on the brochure "Certified Derivatives Trader"

You will save 250 EUR/220 GBP for early bookings up to six weeks before the start of the program. The standard price is 3.200 EUR/2,870 GBP, for early booking you pay 2.950 EUR/2.650 GBP (plus VAT) only.


Day 1

  • Derivatives Market Overview
  • Market Participants
  • Underlying Markets
  • Exchange-traded Futures
  • Day 2

    • OTC Derivatives
    • Trading, hedging and investing strategies
    • Clearing
    • Margining derivatives
    • Role of Clearing Member and CCP
    • Delivery and Settlement

    Day 3

    • Portfolio Research and Construction
    • Investment Selection and Administration
    • Regulatory requirements
    • Options

    Day 4

    • Relationships
    • Pricing
    • Sensitivities

    Day 5

    • Eurex Strategy Master
    • Directional Strategies
    • Volatilities Strategies
    • Hedge Ratios

    This course is a five day seminar, the end date below shows the date the examination.

  Type: Training Course

Target Group: The certificate programme is aimed at new staff members of derivatives trading desks in banks and trading firms, as well as private investors and students with appropriate previous experience.

Requirements: It is important, that participants have basic knowledge about options and futures.

Trainer: Walter Braegger, Partner, Nosco Partners AG, Financial Market Expertise, Zurich, Switzerland

Vincent Couson, Partner, Nosco Partners AG, Financial Market Expertise, Zurich, Switzerland

Paul North, Trainer for Derivates and Capital Markets, Teddington, Great Britain

Stefan Toetzke, Switzerland


Currently Available
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Training Location
26/11/2018 - 19/12/2018 English 2.870,00 GBP London
18/03/2019 - 25/04/2019 German 2.880,00 EUR Eschborn
02/09/2019 - 29/10/2019 German 2.880,00 EUR Eschborn
11/11/2019 - 17/12/2019 English 2.650,00 GBP London