Onyx Academy

Our trader development programme giving you hands on experience

Our Elite Trader Development Pathway 10-day Classroom-style Programme

Curious about how oil trading works? Our course navigates the history & fundamentals of the oil industry, across the refined products and the key market players to trading the physical & derivative markets and identifying arbitrage opportunities.

Onyx Academy's Comprehensive 9-Module Program Overview

LessonMaster the essentials with our in-depth curriculum


Module 1

Learn the fundamentals of commodity and oil markets, including pricing, supply, and demand dynamics.


Module 2

Learn key factors influencing energy prices, including supply, demand, geopolitical events, and market trends.


Module 3

Learn the principles of commodity trading, covering market dynamics, trading techniques, and risk control.


Module 4

Learn technical analysis, risk management, and market behavior prediction to enhance trading decisions.


Module 5

Learn to trade commodity markets and build a diverse portfolio for balanced investment strategies.


Module 6

Learn behavioral finance and trading psychology to enhance your investment outcomes.


Module 7

Learn techniques for peak performance in trading and handling high-pressure situations effectively.


Module 8

Learn essential skills to be desk-ready to ensure you are prepared for trading conditions.


Module 9

Simulator: practice trading strategies and gain hands-on experience in a risk-free environment.

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James Brodie Head of Learning & Development

James, with over 20 years of front-office trading experience across major financial hubs like London, New York, Tokyo, and Singapore, brings a wealth of expertise. He specializes in Commodity Markets, Technical Analysis, Behavioural Finance, Risk Management, and Performance Enhancement. As a Chartered Market Technician (C.M.T.) and former Board member of the Chartered Market Technicians Association, James has appeared on Bloomberg television, sharing insights on market risks and trends. As Head of Learning and Development at Onyx, James crafts and delivers tailored courses covering commodity markets, technical analysis, strategic trading, and risk management. His clients have included, Abrdn, Barclays, Citibank, Credit Suisse, DE Shaw, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, BP, Nomura, ArcelorMittal, Noble Group, and Manulife AM.

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Disclaimer Notice: Unauthorised Firms

The Financial Conduct Authority has released warnings that the following unauthorised firms “Onyx Traders” and "Onyx Trade Group" may be targeting people in the UK. The Onyx Capital Group, and its subsidiaries (collectively "Onyx"), do not have any association with these firms. Onyx Commodities Limited (FRN: 778117) and Onyx Capital Advisory Limited (FRN: 822509) are both authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority.