MetaTrader4 Platform Training
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MetaTrader4 Platform Training

Getting a good understanding of the MT4 features and how to use them.
4.1 (53 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,267 students enrolled
Created by Dirk Volschenk
Last updated 10/2016
Price: Free
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Execute trades
  • Open Charts
  • How to add indicators, scripts & Expert Advisors (EAs)
  • How to save Templates and setup Profiles
  • How to add trendlines, support/resistance lines
  • Edit Indicators
  • Customize chart settings
  • Partial closing a trade already open
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  • The platform is needed in order to do the course. It is provided freely and details on how to download and install are provided in the course.

This course goes through the different features available in MetaTrader4, how to use them, and what are the best ways to use them. 

Within this you will learn to master the actions of:

Placing Trades

Setting Stoploss & Target Levels

Adding Trendlines, shapes and more

Creating Profiles and Templates for charts which saves a load of time

How to add multiple indicators on charts

Customizing Indicator settings

How to set Timeframes

How to Troubleshoot connection issues

Everything in this course is set up to help you better use the full potential of the powerfull MT4 trading platform. The first Key in Mastering Forex is to Master the Platform!

Included in this course are PPT explanations on the features as well as video content showing how to implement the different functions. 

Bonus Content Includes a discount coupon on one of our other courses. 


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone new to the platform or needing to refine some knowledge on what the platform has to offer.
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
First Steps to getting started
1 Lecture 02:38

To be able to best utilize the course itself, it is suggested that you use the MetaTrader4 Platform to practice on. This platform (MT4) is free to use, the feed you get for the Live Price Data is free as well. A lot of Brokers use the platform so this means you only need to learn one platform and can use almost any broker you want. 

We have a few suggested brokers for you,  all whom we trade with ourselves:



Find the info on how to download and register for the platform attached to this lecture.

The key focus is to try and practice spotting entry signals with the indicators you'll be learning. The better you understand the indicators and how to read them, the easier it would be for you to progress to the next level.

Also, included find a discount code to be used on any of our other courses. 

Platform training part 1
9 Lectures 46:42

Here we take you through each component of the platform to get you up to scratch on what we will be dealing with.

Interface Walkthrough

A look into the available features with the menu buttons

Menu functions in detail

Toolbars help us to set the charts up with our trendlines, change chart types, and do our calculations in terms of measurements.

Toolbars in detail

The MarketWatch Window is were we will find our instruments to trade.

MarketWatch Window

Here is where we will find our indicators we want to use, as well as scripts, EA's and much more. 

Navigator Window

This is the section that gives you details on your trading account and more. 

Terminal Window

The status bar is used to identify possible issues with the platform.

Status Bar

Knowing this feature makes all the difference. it cut's down on chart setup time and also serves as a backup for any backtesting done. This can save you LOADS of work in the future.

Saving Templates

here we look at grouping chart accordingly by using Profiles

Saving Profiles
Platform training part 2
5 Lectures 46:10

Here the practical examples are shown, run with them in your own platform. Remember to keep practicing your trade entries and setting of stops and targets. It'll take a short while before we get to the strat building part, as we have to master the platform and indicators first. If you don't practice, you might find it difficult once we move to the strategy building section

Know your Broker

How to execute a trade in MT4 

How to open a trade

How to open a Trade part 2

Sometimes we only want to close a portion of our trades to secure some profits. In this example we show you just how to do that. 

Partially closing an already opened trade

Adding these extras can be very helpful in knowing what your next move is going to be. 

Adding Scripts, Indicators & EAs
About the Instructor
Dirk Volschenk
4.1 Average rating
56 Reviews
2,315 Students
4 Courses
Professional Trader and Mentor

Dirk Volschenk is an experienced lecturer and trader with 7 years experience as a professional trader in Forex and Indicies and as trading mentor to 100's of clients. Starting his career he worked as a lecturer at the same company he aced his trading education and developed quickly into a dynamic successful trader and lecturer. Dirk is passionate about the markets and trading, and this shows in the success of his clients.

In March 2012 Dirk set out and started his own company, focussing on wealth creation and trading education. And so was born The DJV Investment Group. Together with his business partner Hannes Dupper and his team, they educate and mentor clients in the ways of the markets. DJV has seen great growth in the past few years.

Dirk is a SAIFM certified lecturer and professional Trader in Forex & Indices. He has lectured 100's of clients on the markets and trading. His specialities are understanding the markets movements, trading psychology and trading strategy development.