Algorithmic Trader Programme

TRADING ACCOUNT DOWNLOAD BROCHURE SECURE YOUR SEAT Learn to become an Algorithmic Trader on a CPD Accredited programme and start trading on a $20k trading account. Online Start date: 02 Dec '23 $20,000 PRICE INC VAT DURATION £3,420 3 months


Why learn algorithmic trading?

  • Over 90% of forex trading volume executed by algorithms.
  • Market size expected to rise from $11bn In 2019 to $18.8bn in 2024.
  • Having basic coding skills has become essential to remain competitive in financial markets.
  • Automated trading strategy – removes the emotional element of trading.

Why join Alphachain Traders?

  • $20k starting trading account.
  • Ready-made systematic trading strategies provided to you within the programme.
  • 50% profit split.
  • Guidance and mentorship during and after the programme to help you develop a robust, profitable trading strategy.
  • Trade remotely. Programmes can be completed from anywhere in the world.
  • CPD certified training programmes.

Who is this programme for?

  • No previous coding experience is required.
  • Good quantitative skills are preferable but not essential.
  • Excellent attention to detail with excellent organisational skills.
  • Basic understanding of financial markets.
  • A degree in a quantitative subject is preferable but not essential.
  • Comfort in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.


The Algorithmic Trader Programme is an immersive and structured three-month vocational training for individuals who are aiming to start a career as a proprietary algorithmic trader. The algorithmic trading model offers a grounded introduction to financial theory, trading algorithms, automated trading systems and relevant emerging technologies. This allows traders to develop their own systematic trading strategies and learn how theoretical trading models work or how to break into a quantitative analysis role at another financial organisation. The programme offers good foundations in coding and so no previous coding experience is required.

This online programme provides a combination of practical exercises, a virtual classroom, practical trading experience on our professional trading platform, comprehensive video content, and interactive webinars, alongside expert mentoring while developing and deploying algorithmic trading strategies.

This integrated development environment offers learners all the relevant investment industry knowledge, including an introduction to financial theory and behavioural finance and applied research from successful hedge funds and industry leaders in the investment space.

Candidates accepted onto the programme also receive a starting $20,000 trading account to trade with. Working with leading industry experts with a 50% profit split, we offer complete transparency in targets and incentives.

All traders are independent contractors and have freedom in how they work and where they work as this is a remote opportunity. Additionally, our algorithmic trading programme can fit around both work and family responsibilities, as you can trade from the comfort of your own home!


Introduction to automated trading

In this module you’ll cover the foundations of financial markets, how to develop a strategy and trading plan and the understanding of some of the key technical indicators that will be required.

Building successful algorithmic trading strategies

You’ll cover core parts needed to develop your trading strategy including defining your strategy, performing a back-test, execution systems, risk management and the steps required for live trading.

Learn to code

Here you’ll be walked through the tradingview platform, build your first algorithm, begin to code a basic strategy and build your first custom indicator.

TradingView Pine Editor

Understanding the basics of the PineEditor section within TradingView. Understanding further details of how the code operates within the editor. Applying and testing your strategies.

Coding your technical indicators

Here you’ll learn how to programme numerous technical indicators including moving averages, ATR, Bollinger Bands, RSI, along with building basic strategies based on some of these strategies.

Backtesting and Forward-testing

You’ll refine the process of performing a back-test. The effects of adjusting various parameters within the code, and forward testing of your strategies.

Automated Trading Strategies

Here you’ll be provided with over 15 basic and advanced ready-made trading strategies for you to learn from and adapt to assist with the develop of your own bespoke trading strategy.


Apply your automated trading strategy on your starting $20k trading account whilst adhering to our risk-management guidelines.

Trade Project

Each trader will undergo a Trader Project over the length of the programme. Towards the end of the programme you will have the opportunity to present your findings to the Head of the Academy and/or the CEO and get direct feedback on your work. The topics can be largely chosen by the individual and are usually based around the development of a trading strategy or development of a new technical indicator. The project will involve:

Construction and Implementation of Strategy Code

Consolidate and review results from performance tester

Solidify your understanding of Pine script through a detailed strategy walkthrough

Clearly define trading approach through research and development of custom indicators and strategies


The application process is extremely competitive as limited algorithmic trader accounts are available on an on-going basis. Selection is based on passionate and driven individuals who meet the requirements and they will be invited to join our programme to begin their career as a successful prop trader.


Option 1: Pay Course in Full

  • Step 1 – Pay £250 minimum deposit to secure your seat
  • Step 2 – Pay for your course in full in one lump sum before your course starts
  • Step 3 – Get early access to community and webinars once payment is received

Option 2: Interest Free Option 1

  • Step 1 – Pay 50% deposit to secure your seat
  • Step 2 – Pay 25% at the end of the first month of your course
  • Step 3 – Pay 25% at the end of the second month of your course

Terms and Conditions

  1. Available to all customers on a 3 month trader programme

Option 3: Interest Free Option 2

  • Step 1 – Pay £250 deposit to secure your seat
  • Step 2 – Spread your payments over 12 months interest and fee free using Know

Terms and Conditions

  1. Available to UK residents only
  2. Subject to approval


Once your training is complete, you will begin your membership as a trader with Alphachain Traders.


On completion of the three month programme, your career has just begun. This is where trading under the guidance of mentors ensures we maintain a high success rate in comparison to the retail market. You will continue to have access to a number of benefits including weekly psychological coaching group sessions, daily live market analysis web classes and monthly mentor review sessions.


1-2-1 Membership


Virtual Trading Room


Live Squawk Service


Daily Market Report


Daily Market Conference Calls


Live Interactive Webinars


Performance Coaching Sessions


Global Trading Community


All traders receive access to our bespoke trading platform on MetaTrader5 (MT5). We provide market-leading institutional leverage of 1:100. Our traders don’t trade through brokers, we go direct to major liquidity providers to ensure optimal conditions for our traders.



You can study & trade from the comfort of your home whilst still having the benefit of a community of likeminded individuals supporting you.


Mindset is a massive part of successful trading. You get access to renowned trading psychologist with over 20 years experience, Ron William.


Get a starting $20k trading account upon completion of training with increases on hitting set targets.


Complete a CPD Certificate in technical analysis and upgrade your skillset in a combined theoretical and practical environment.


We are proud to uphold a 4.8/5 Trustpilot score