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London Academy of Trading

The London Academy of Trading (LAT) is an award-winning, dual-accredited provider of financial trading education and was the first academy in the UK to offer accredited and regulated qualifications in trading. We pride ourselves on providing practical and vocational training courses developed to help individuals to invest or trade in financial markets or for those looking to enhance their employment opportunities within financial markets.

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The London Academy of Trading (LAT) is an award-winning and trusted provider of financial trading education. LAT delivers courses both at our City of London campus and online to more than 500 students per year. It is a pioneer in this sector, being the first UK Trading Academy to provide accredited and regulated qualifications in Financial Markets Trading.


The courses are designed to help individuals improve their understanding of financial market trading with a view to career development or to supplement existing income through trading.

All students can access the trading mentors ten hours every day for advice and guidance, helping them develop robust and structured trading strategies, combining theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

London Academy of Trading is extremely flexible; learners can study around other commitments, either on the London trading floor, online, or through our blended option, combining online study with days on campus. The courses range from two days to our accredited 12 week Advanced Trading Course.


Our students have achieved significant success in their career development, with past students having joined institutions such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Bank of China, Bloomberg, Reuters, and many other financial institutions, hedge funds and investment banks.

We offer career advice to students, as well as help with CV construction, cover letters and interview technique. 


Student services

Adress: 2nd Floor, University of Law Bloomsbury Campus, 11-13 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AQ

ICT services

Yes internet access is available. Dual-screen workstations are available on our trading floor for all on-campus students.

Medical services

Off campus.

Student Life

Campus life

The London Academy of Trading is located in heart of London. It’s situated between Holborn Circus and Chancery Lane tube station, with many shops, banks, supermarkets, restaurants and an extensive daily food market within short walking distance.


  • The academy itself is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), enabling international students to study in London on UK Visitor Visas.
  • The Advanced Diploma Trading Course is accredited by the Association of Business Executives (ABE), which itself is regulated by Ofqual.
  • The 1-week and 4-week trading courses are certified by CPD, the Continuous Professional Development Certification Service. 

London, England, United Kingdom

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