2-day comprehensive exchange trading course + EEX trader exam

    The 2-day Comprehensive Exchange Trading Course is designed specifically for participants who want to take up exchange trading or develop further professionally. They gain comprehensive knowledge regarding exchange trading at EEX.

    Once you have successfully passed the two-day face-to-face comprehensive exchange trading course, you are entitled to trade at the EEX spot and derivatives markets. Furthermore, all participants receive a certificate confirming attendance on the course and successful passing of the relevant examination.

    Please note: The EEX trader exam is only required for the admission for trading at EEX. 

    For further information on admission criteria of the EEX Group members, please contact:

    New: The exam preparation tool is included!

    Structure of the 2-day comprehensive exchange trading course

    1. Training

    You will attain relevant specialist knowledge about exchange trading.

    Therefore we provide training documents as well as learning hints and sample questions.

    2. System Training

    The system training is mandatory for the admission to the exam.

    Via e-learning you will obtain the specialist knowledge you need for using the EEX trading systems.

    3. EEX Certification Exam

    The examination for the certificate course takes 75 minutes and consists of the EEX trader exam which is relevant for admission as well as additional questions. Once you have passed the EEX trader exam, you are entitled to trade on the EEX spot and derivatives markets.

    Training Times

    Day 1: Training 9 am – 6 pm
    Day 2: Training 8.30 am – 3 pm, Exam: 3 pm – 4.30 pm
    Various breaks are planned in the course of the training.

    More information

    • The Development of Exchange Trading
    • Basic Structures & Conditions
    • General trading and settlement processes
    • Tradable Physical Spot Market Products
    • Tradable Derivatives Market Products
      • Financial Futures
      • Physical Futures
      • Future on Emission Rights
      • Options on Power Futures
    • Trading Processes
    • Published Exchange Prices
    • Give-up and Take-up Functionality in the Derivatives Market
    • Trade Registration Function
    • Trading Limits
    • Calculation of Margin Requirements

    All participants receive a login for the e-learning system training. Focus on the specialist knowledge required for using the EEX trading systems. Please note that the e-learning system training is mandatory and you have to complete at least one of the following modules in order to be allowed to write the examination:

    • Logging onto and setting up the system
    • Order book overview and depth
    • Order input mask and order administration
    • Trades executed
    • System messages and other system functions

    Please note: You do not have to take part in the system training course if you can provide proof that you have operated in exchange trading or have gathered experience in working with a multilateral trading system over a period of at least six months during the last two years preceding the submission of the application.

    The examination for the comprehensive exchange trading course consists of one exam which takes 75 minutes. It covers a number of areas around exchange trading, which is relevant for admission, as well as additional questions. Once you have passed the examination part, which is mandatory for admission, you are entitled to trade at the EEX spot and derivatives markets.

    Dates & Registration

    Date Location Language

    12. – 13.10.2021


    Sense Hotel Sofia, 16 Tsar Osvoboditel blvd.; 1000 Sofia Bulgaria, Tel: +359 (2) 446 2500


    26. – 27.10.2021


    Intercity Hotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof, Glockengießerwall 14/15, 20095 Hamburg, Tel: +49 40 24870-0


    01. – 02.12.2021


    IntercityHotel Düsseldorf, Graf-Adolf-Str. 81-87, 40210 Düsseldorf, Tel: +49 211 43694-0


    Please note that the training courses will be held in accordance with the Corona rules applicable at the hotel. Please contact the hotel shortly before the training to find out which regulations apply, as these may still change before the event date.

    Registration Documents
    2021-10-04 Comprehensive exchange trading course incl. EEX trader exam Training Registration Forms pdf (34 KB)
    2-day comprehensive exchange trading course EUR 2,000.00 per participant
    Additional fee for in-house courses**  
    Leipzig EUR 1,675.00 per event
    Germany EUR 2,350.00 per event
    Europe EUR 3,700.00 per event

    All prices exclusive of value-added tax (where applicable).

    The General Terms and Conditions of European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) apply for services rendered in the context of training courses.

    * Persons who prove that they have been assigned with the supervision of exchanges or central counterparties on a professional basis may participate in the 2-day comprehensive exchange trading course including the examination free of charge. In these cases no certificate will be issued. However, after having paid the full fee these persons are free to request the certificate within three years after they have taken the examination.

    ** These costs are charged in addition to the fees for the training course. Further venues available on request.

    It is possible to combine this training with other training courses. Please contact the Training & Education Department (training@eex.com) for further information.

    In-house training

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    Training & Education

    +49 341 2156-248 training@eex.com

    General Terms and Conditions

    The General Terms and Conditions of European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) apply for all training services.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


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