Educational Courses

STO offers comprehensive educational courses for all levels of traders while presenting the technical side of online trading, including market analysis and trading strategies from professional FX & CFDs experts. Our webinars will walk you through multiple valuable aspects of FOREX and CFD trading – with step by step examples within the same trading environment that you will use to perform your own trading. Receive the educational support you need to optimize your trading.

Learn about:

  • Forex Trading
  • Market Analysis
  • Trading Psychology
  • Forex Strategies
  • MT4
  • Stocks
  • CFDs
  • Managed Accounts
  • Technical Indicators
  • STO’s EAs and Chart Indicators


Welcome to the world of CFDs and FOREX. These courses and material will introduce you to fundamental concepts valuable to any novice traders. Learn about terminology, tools and risks when trading.

Introduction to Financial Trading - Part 1

New Traders often need time to familiarize with the basic aspects of trading. This course will introduce you to all aspects of the MT4 platform. The different charting styles and the best time to apply them. You will also learn the dynamics of risk and how they relate to trading.

  • Learn how to use MT4 properly.
  • Learn the different order types and when to use them.
  • Japanese Candlesticks.
  • P&F charts.
  • Bar charts.
  • Trading and Psychology.
  • Different type of risks in markets.
  • Introduction to Money management.
  • Understanding margin and leverage.

Introduction to Financial Trading - Part 2

This part of the course will focus on providing the student with a deeper understanding of risk and money management. The trader should be more comfortable with the subject. You will also be introduced to market phases and economic indicators as pre-cursor to fundamental analysis.

  • Money management.
  • Stop losses and how to use them.
  • How to take profits with better results.
  • Position sizing.
  • Fibonacci in trade management.
  • Wykoffian logic.

Introduction to Financial Trading - Part 3

New Traders are always confused by the number of indicators used for trading. We have narrowed it down. This course will focus on the few that work and how to best use them. We will also introduce the trader to the trend system Ichimoku Kinko Hyo.

  • Moving Averages.
  • Understanding the lag factor.
  • Divergence trading.
  • Ichimoku Kinko Hyo.


If you are a proficient trader and want to dive deeper into advanced concepts, strategies and theories revolving around CFD and FX trading that will help you optimize your trading strategy, then STO has an extensive library of materials for you.

Asset Classes - Part 1

This section of the course will introduce the trader to the different asset classes building a solid foundation on the relationship between assets and how best to trade these assets for maximum gain.

  • Learn about Indices.
  • Index pricing.
  • Different global Indices.
  • Equities and ETF's.
  • Bonds.
  • FX and Commodities.
  • Analysing fundamental data.

Asset Classes - Part 2

This part of the course focuses on derivatives. Derivatives are an important aspect of trading. The trader will gain and understanding of Options, Futures and Swaps and how we can make money from derivatives.

  • OTC markets.
  • Understanding dark pools.
  • Options.
  • The Greeks.
  • Futures.
  • Swaps.

Asset Classes - Part 3

This part of the course will focus on capital flows being the final written section, we will be introducing the trader to different flows and how we can begin to identify these flows in actual trading. Capital flows help fund managers to handle risk in portfolios.

  • Capital flows.
  • Identifying capital flows.
  • Practical examples.


Much like our accounts which cater to professional traders, we also offer a suite of educational resources for our clients that are beyond advanced trader level knowledge. Explore complex strategies and advance tools tailored to professional traders.

Practical Application - Part 1

This is the first of the 2 week practical work. On this week, we will focus on Volume price analysis and how we can use multiple scenarios to examine price and activity.

  • VPA analysis.
  • P&F charting.

Practical Application - Part 2

This part of the course will focus on Fibonacci, Market Profile and all aspects of trade management. The trader will have real time experience in analysing markets.

  • Fibonacci.
  • Market Profile.
  • TPO charts.
  • Trade managing.

FX and CFD trading are high risk and may not be suitable for everyone, ensure you fully understand the risks. You may sustain a loss of some or all of your invested capital.You may sustain a loss of some or all of your invested capital