Certified Cryptocurrency Trader™ | Instructor-Led Training | Blockchain Council

MODULES INCLUDED

Introduction to Certified Cryptocurrency Trader™

  • What is Blockchain?
    • Introduction to Blockchain
    • Smart Contracts
    • Blockchain Transactions
    • Centralization vs. Decentralization
    • Decentralized Consensus
    • Crypto Mining Basics
    • What is Bitcoin & Bitcoin Blockchain?
    • What are Ethereum and Ethereum Blockchain?
  • Private and Public Blockchain
    • Introduction to Public vs Private Blockchain
    • Use Cases for Public vs Private Blockchain
    • Performance vs Privacy vs Security
  • Introduction to Cryptocurrency
    • What is Cryptocurrency?
    • History of Cryptocurrencies
    • Definition
    • Characteristics
    • Features of a cryptocurrency
    • Cryptocurrency vs Fiat currency
    • What are StableCoins?
    • Crypto coins & Tokens: The comparison
    • Set Up Your Wallet and Make Your First Transaction: Walkthrough
  • How does Cryptocurrency work?
    • Cryptographic Hash Functions
    • Keys + Digital signatures
    • Public Keys as Digital Identity
    • Consensus Algorithms
    • Wallets
    • Ledgers
    • P2P Network
    • Mining and creation of money
  • Why would you use a Cryptocurrency?
    • Who Should Use?
    • Why Crypto Should be used?
    • Drawbacks of cryptocurrencies
    • Programmable Money
    • Leading Cryptocurrency Projects
  • Primer on Top Cryptocurrencies
    • Types of Cryptocurrencies
    • Transactional Cryptocurrencies
    • Bitcoin
    • Ripple
    • Nano
    • Smart Contract Cryptocurrencies
    • Ethereum
    • EOS
    • Privacy Coins
    • Monero
    • Zcash
    • Tezos
    • Stellar
    • IOTA
    • MimbleWimble
    • Complete Ecosystem
    • Libra
    • Storage Coins
    • Storj
    • FileCoin
    • SiaCoin
  • What defines the price of Cryptocurrency?
    • Intro to Cryptonomics
    • Supply and Demand
    • Energy Usage
    • Difficulty Level
    • Utility
    • Public Perception
    • Investors
    • Scams
    • Market dilution
  • Pros and Cons of Cryptocurrency
  • What is an ICO?
    • What is an IPO?
    • Intro to ICO
    • History of ICO
    • Key Characteristics
    • Legality
    • Pros and cons
  • How ICO works?
    • In-depth timeline of an ICO
    • Team
    • Use Cases
  • Why are ICOs gaining so much traction?
    • Exploring the need of ICO
    • Advantages of ICOs
    • ICO Tokens
  • Leading ERC 20 Tokens
    • Brief intro to ERC20 (and ERC20 v Ethereum)
    • Civic
    • BAT
    • Kin
    • Tether
    • BNB
    • ChainLink
    • OmiseGo
  • What is Blockchain Mining?
    • Introduction to Mining
    • Mining Rewards
    • In-depth POW
    • In-depth POS
    • Forking a Currency & Blockchain
    • In-depth MasterNodes
  • How to mine cryptocurrencies?
    • Mining Hardware
    • Mining Software
    • Mining Pools
  • Introduction to Trading
    • How are cryptocurrencies different from stocks?
    • Trading Psychology
    • Risk Management
    • Game Theory
  • Stock Market 101
    • What is a stock?
    • What is a market?
    • What is a stock exchange?
    • Who is a broker?
  • What is a Hedge Fund?
    • Hedge Fund Introduction
    • Speculating vs Hedging
    • What are Crypto Hedge Funds?
    • ICONOMI
  • Psychology in Trading
    • Confirmation Bias
    • Loss Aversion
    • How to Prevent Mounting Losses
    • Endowment Effect
    • Status Quo Bias
    • Anchoring Effect
    • How to Learn from Your Mistakes
  • Trading Platforms
    • Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges in India
      • CoinDCX
      • WazirX
      • ZebPay
      • Koinex
    • Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges in the World
      • Binance
      • BitFinex
      • Huobi
      • Bithumb
  • An introduction to the trading of cryptocurrencies
    • Putting and Calling
    • Setting your first buy order on CoinDCX
    • Order Fulfilment
  • Hardware Wallets and Why Are They Used?
    • How to Keep Your Digital Assets Safe
    • Hot Wallet vs Cold Wallet
    • Ledger Nano S
    • Trezor
  • Mapping Stock Markets to Crypto Markets
    • Share vs Token
    • Stock Exchange vs Cryptocurrency Exchange
    • Stock market vs CryptoMarkets
    • Bakkt
  • Fundamental Analysis
    • Intrinsic Value
    • Target market
    • Competitor comparison
    • Team
    • Demand, Tokenomics, and Utility
    • Status and active users
    • Whitepaper
    • Community and reviews
    • Real-world use case
    • Price history and age
    • Liquidity and volume
    • Market cap
    • Regulations
  • Technical Analysis
    • Introduction
    • Charts And Candlesticks
    • Trends, Support & Resistance
  • Chart Patterns
    • Chart Patterns: Flag
    • Chart Patterns: Pennant
    • Chart Patterns: Measured Move Up
    • Chart Patterns: Symmetrical Triangle
    • Chart Patterns: Ascending Scallop
    • Chart Patterns: 3 Rising Valleys
    • Chart Patterns: Cup With Handle
    • Chart Patterns: Ascending Triangle
  • Technical Indicators
    • What Is An Indicator?
    • Volume
    • Bollinger Bands
    • Moving Averages (MACD)
    • Relative Strength Index (RSI)
    • Average True Range (ATR)
    • Fibonacci Retracement
  • What Cryptocurrencies Should You Buy?
    • DYOR
    • How to Research ICOs?
    • How to Invest in ICOs?
  • Crypto Trading
    • Day Trading vs Swing Trading
    • Setting up a Futures Contract on CoinDCX: Walkthrough
    • Technical Analysis in Action on CoinDCX: Walkthrough
    • Risks and rewards
    • Current trends and analysis
    • Automated Bot Trading
  • Strategies in Crypto Trading
    • ICO Flipping
    • Dollar-Cost Averaging
  • How to Stay Ahead of the Curve
    • Never Invest More Than What You Can Afford to Lose
    • Using Twitter to Track Changes in Real-Time
    • Using Social Media for Checking the Market Temperature
    • How to Learn from Your Mistakes
  • Crypto Futures
    • What is a derivative?
    • Types of derivatives
    • Forwards & Futures Markets
    • Futures Contracts on CoinDCX exchange
  • Crypto Options
    • What are Crypto Options?
    • How to Open Positions on Bitcoin Options? Walkthrough
    • Options Contracts on CoinDCX exchange
  • Earning Interest with Margin Lending
    • How Does it Work?
    • Safety of Borrowed Assets
    • EthLend
    • WhaleLend
  • What is Margin Trading?
    • Collateral
    • Where do the Funds Come From?
    • Risk vs Reward
  • Legal Developments So Far
    • Cryptocurrency Ban
    • Landmark Decision by Supreme Court of India
    • Cryptocurrency Legality Around the World
  • Taxation
    • Tax Brackets
    • Tax Rate
  • Imposter Websites
    • Phishing Websites
    • Scam Emails and Twitter Accounts
    • Fake Mobile Apps
  • Pyramid Schemes
    • Bitconnect
    • HYIP
  • Pump n Dumps
    • Whale Manipulation
    • Illiquid Token Scam
  • ICO Scams
    • Non-existent companies
    • Inflated Claims
  • There will be an online training followed by a multiple choice exam of 100 marks.
  • You need to acquire 60+ marks to clear the exam.
  • If you fail, you can retake the exam after one day.
  • You can take the exam no more than 3 times.
  • If you fail to acquire 60+ marks even after three attempts, then you need to contact us to get assistance for clearing the exam

Certification Benefits

The Certified Cryptocurrency Trader certification helps individuals establish their sound cryptocurrency and blockchain credentials to potential employers, academic institutions in the highly competitive environment of today’s job markets, and university admissions. The certification is administered online so participants can get all of the benefits of completing this course with the flexibility of their own time schedule. Additionally, the certification is made available online through Blockchain Council’s internal blockchain for verification by any other party in the future.

What you get?

  • Lifetime access to all of the course resources, including lecture videos, practice tests, and capstone projects.
  • A permanent record of successful completion of the course using Blockchain Council’s internal blockchain, which will act as a source of truth for eternity.
  • Industry best practices for creating wealth in the highly volatile crypto world along with strategies for protecting your digital assets from getting hacked.
  • Access to Blockchain Council’s vibrant community of blockchain enthusiasts from around the world for collaborating on future projects.
  • Access to industry leaders in the blockchain domain for query resolution.

Career Facts

  • Business Developement
  • Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts
  • Consultant & Advisers
  • Software Engineers & Architects

Blockchain has been consistently ranked among the top skills that employers have been looking for in the past 3 years, according to Linkedin and Stack Overflow surveys. Adding cryptocurrency proficiency in your resume will, therefore, help you to stand out from the crowd and get an edge in the job market. Additionally, blockchains are becoming more ubiquitous regardless of the industry you work in, and therefore, this skill would certainly benefit you in your career. Also, according to our own market research, we found that people with blockchain skills on average make 20% more salary compared to equivalent job profiles. The graph on the left is the demand for crypto experts by industries:

What does a Cryptocurrency trader do?

As with any other form of a market trader, the main objective for a cryptocurrency trader is to make successful trades consistently, leading to wealth creation over time. In order to do so, it is very important to learn the common mistakes that newcomers are likely to make in the market and avoid falling into the traps that are laid by the market whales. This can be done through a combination of fundamental and technical analysis of a cryptocurrency pair along with strong critical reasoning skills about the future of the cryptocurrency and the market at large. As a cryptocurrency trader, it is very important to know how to assess your risks and when to cut your losses. Therefore, the main job of a crypto trader is to make rational decisions about the future price of a digital asset and to turn that decision into profit at the end of the day.


The Growth Curve ahead:

Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies are one of the most groundbreaking inventions that have come out of the world in the last 100 years, and that means there are a lot of implications that have to be considered when trading cryptocurrencies. It is not only important to know how the technological infrastructure works but also how digital assets derive their value and how global events could impact the prices of leading cryptocurrency tokens. Therefore, the course would require a significant commitment on the learner’s part to cover the course material in-depth and iron out any queries they might get from the same. For individuals with no prior exposure to blockchains and cryptocurrencies, this course offers a chance to get to a mastery of the subject provided the individual invests time to learn these concepts properly.

  • Crypto Trader
  • Crypto Trading Consultant
  • Crypto Trading researcher 

Final Outcome

The final outcome of this course is that the individual who successfully completes it would become a master of cryptocurrency trading and would be able to implement sophisticated trading techniques employed in the course to make consistent healthy profits in the cryptocurrency markets. Additionally, the individual would be able to apply the same set of techniques to new market additions like ICOs and new cryptocurrencies and make rational decisions for trading any assets.

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