- Course Code: UKVC19GAS
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Investing in Gold and Silver
Precious metals occur naturally, making them rare and difficult to find in comparison to other metals. The high economic value of precious metals has been attributed to their rarity in history. They are still valued in the modern age and this sees them find use as jewellery, art, commodities and investments.
Unlike base metals, precious metals are not reactive and have higher lustre, as well as being more ductile. What makes precious metals distinct are their lustre, rarity and ductility. As a result, they fetch higher prices on the market in comparison to their counterparts. This course looks into popular precious metals that investors often trade.
Firstly, it introduces gold and silver as investment commodities.
Next, it discusses gold and silver as precious metals and what makes them lucrative in the eyes of investors. The course goes on to give reasons as to why you should invest in precious metals.
It then gives specific reasons as to why you should invest in gold and silver.
The course states five popular ways of investing in gold and silver. It also states 10 drivers of the prices of gold and silver.
This is a basic introduction to investing in gold and silver. It covers the basics that every beginner investor or precious metal enthusiast should know about the commodities.
You Will Learn
- The properties of gold and silver as precious metals
- Why investors choose gold and silver over other investment commodities
- Why you should invest in precious metals
- Why you should invest in gold and silver
- 5 popular ways of investing in precious metals
- The major drivers of the prices of gold and silver
Benefits of This Course
- Teach you about precious metals
- Teach you about the properties of gold and silver as precious metals
- Teach you about gold and silver as investment commodities
- Teach you about the properties of gold and silver that make them appealing
- Teach you why it is wise to invest in gold and silver
- Teach you ways of investing in the investment commodities
- Teach you about the drivers of gold and silver commodity prices
- Help you decide if you are interested in learning more about gold and silver investment
- Help you decide if you would like to be a gold and silver investor
Taking this course will:
Who can take the Investing in Gold and Silver Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Investing in Gold and Silver Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.