Platform Immersion

Platform Immersion

Platform Immersion Part 1 (1 Day):


Platform Immersion Part 2 (2 Days):

Online Course also available in six 3-hour sessions. (Includes Part 1 and Part 2)


To enroll in courses, you must first take a FREE Half-Day Class.

Your electronic workstation is at the center of your daily trading endeavor. Become a master user and your analysis will be more effective, accurate and complete. That’s what this class is all about! It covers everything from organizing your desktop to the use of advanced charting and analysis tools. You’ll get three full days of “hands on” practice—creating your own layouts and tool combinations, and getting a deeper understanding of how to use the strategies and tactics developed in other classes.

Suggested prerequisites: Core Strategy or 6 months direct access trading experience. NOTE: This course features TradeStation and other affiliate platforms; check with your local center to confirm which version is used in the training.

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What You Will Learn

  • Mastering the Built-In Tools

    Discover how to get maximum benefit from built-in charting, Trendlines, Fibonacci retracements and other analysis tools.

  • Customizing Your Platform

    Learn how to set up a trading environment that matches your personal preferences and your typical daily activity.

  • Create Watchlists and Alerts

    Track the market and your own portfolio at a glance with personalized watchlists, alerts and hotlists.

  • Macros and Hotkeys

    Get tips for making the most of built-in macros, hotkeys and toolbars... plus how to add your own.

Who You Will Learn From

Our staff of professional instructors is composed of the most dedicated people you will ever meet. They will teach you trading fundamentals and advanced techniques like no one else. Each has a unique personality that will keep you on the edge of your seat, waiting for the next "golden nugget" of trading information.

What Students Are Saying

“This class made the complex software of Tradestation easy to use and understand. I can now use it confidently and know that I am getting my money's worth.”

, October 2018

“Platform Immersion is what helps you excel in the Core Strategy courses and is a must for all beginners to get the knowledge before the skills.”

, October 2018

“Platform Immersion training was good timing after just getting TradeStation installed over the last few weeks and making several simulated trades. I have learned key steps to help evaluate and make trades quicker in addition to help organize my trades and evaluate easier for tracking trades.”

, October 2018

“Learning how to navigate the Trade Station platform can be intimidating and frustrating. OTA presents a course that skillfully guides you through the process and the class is always full of individuals who help you overcome the confusion areas.”

, October 2018

“The Platform Immersion class taught me a huge number of essential tricks and shortcuts that will help me save an immense amount of time. I should have taken this program much earlier.”

, October 2018

“Very good program after completing the Core program. The concepts are often very clear but the execution in Trade Station can be frustrating (i.e. what click to make). The platform program is a big help and many of the trading concepts become clearer.”

, August 2018

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