A day in the life of a trade workshop

This online workshop is a 2-hour short course in operations that focuses on the evolution of share and derivative trades from order placement through to execution to settlement (and later exercise/expiry where relevant) and reporting requirements.

The workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the market and operational process and is an excellent foundation for retail desk assistants.

Learning outcomes

The workshop covers the operations process. Attendees will walk away with a solid understanding of the following:

  • Client onboarding processes;
  • The process of share and derivative trades from order placement through to execution to settlement;
  • Sponsorship/HINs, deceased estates;
  • CHESS messaging and settlement processing;
  • Paper transfers;
  • Registries;
  • Short sales reporting requirements.

Participants will also learn about who regulates the industry and what they do, and the obligations of Licence holders. 

Who should attend the workshop

This workshop is an excellent refresher for experienced staff and perfect for those staff in auxiliary and rotating roles eg. Desk assistants, Legal, IT, HR and other supporting roles associated with stockbroking. It will also benefit those who have not had any direct industry experience. SAFAA has run this workshop for market professionals in both front and back office, including compliance and stockbroking sales staff/client representatives/advisors, Proprietary Traders, DTRs, Investment banking staff, settlement staff, and compliance & legal teams.

Is there any assumed pre-requisite knowledge for attendees?

There is no assumed knowledge for participants of this workshop.


The Day in the Life of a Trade workshop provides 2 FASEA CPD hours to candidates. See breakdown for FASEA CPD areas:

FASEA CPD Areas 2.0 hours
1.0 hour Technical competence
1.0 hour Regulatory compliance and consumer protection

ASIC Knowledge Requirements
2.0 hours Generic knowledge

Handouts will be provided

For more information

Email education@stockbrokers.org.au
Telephone 02 8080 3200

See CPD Calendar for other upcoming CPD Workshops

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