Summer Trading Camp

Don't waste your summer, carry out work experience in a leading proprietary trading firm while building practical experience trading the markets!

Fee: £1450 + VAT

Duration: 4 weeks 

Mode: In-House 

Are you currently studying and want to add experience in the financial markets on your CV and/or potentially be given a Prop Trading role at Alphachain Capital once you complete your college studies or degree? Due to a competitive market and the number of applications a trading job receives, you have a greater chance to get your foot into the door with additional work experience carried out. Stand above the crowd with our FX trading Camp!


Programme Overview

Alphachain’s FX Trading Camp is an immersive programme which gives a unique opportunity for individuals to develop in-depth knowledge and practical experience in a reputable proprietary trading firm. Its content provides an educational base for potential traders with practical trading floor experience. The programme runs for a 4 week period. You will develop 200 hours on a trading floor amongst our experienced Prop Traders. You will have access to our online course and Alphachain primer manuals to develop foundational knowledge. You will be allocated your own trading terminal and manage a demo trading book. There will be regular trading competitions, the top achieving student will receive the Trader Camp Champion Trophy. Exceptional students who perform consistently well during the camp period may be offered a Prop Trading role upon completion of their degree. This gives an opportunity for promising and motivated students to begin a successful career as a Prop Trader with Alphachain Capital.



  • Currently studying or graduated from a recognised University (preferable)

  • Ability to learn quickly, punctual and motivated individual

  • Comfort in fast-paced environment

  • Attention to detail with excellent organisational skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What you’ll do:

  • Work independently and in a small team with a more senior trader providing guidance and mentoring across the major FX markets.

  • Understand how the different markets operate by rotating around various trading desks and trading a variety of currency pairs.

  • Learn trading strategies used in-house by our trading team and learn to refine them on our trading platform

  • Your main responsibility will be to learn how to trade through a mixture of on-the-job training and practical development, mock trading book and trader competitions.

  • Compete in our trading competition adhering to our risk management guidelines. Good performers will be offered a Prop Trading position on completion of their degree.



There is a two-stage interview process to be invited onto the programme. Please be advised that applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and so early application is encouraged. Fees apply due to the cost of the training and mentoring provided. Upon successful completion of the trading camp a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification is achieved.


For further information please contact us.

How does it work?

Trading Terminal

Receive 200 hours of trading floor experience. Receive guidance from Prop Traders and mentoring from Senior Traders

CPD Course

While trading on the floor, complete our Certified Learn to Trade Online programme and have access to Alphachain Primer Ebooks

Manage Capital

Trade a Book Competition. Your performance will be assessed by Senior Traders. Highest return applicant will receive our Trader Camp Champion Trophy

Prop Trader

High achieving students will be invited back to our fast track Prop Trader Programme once you have completed your degree and have a proven track record


By trading with securities you are taking a high degree of risk. You can lose all of your invested money. You should start trading only if you are aware of this risk. Alphachain Academy doe not provide any specific investment advice, we are an trader education company. All information provided on this site is intended solely for the study purposes related to trading on financial markets and does not serve in any way as a specific investment recommendation, business recommendation, investment opportunity analysis or similar general recommendation regarding the trading of investment instruments. 

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