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Diploma in Cryptocurrency

In this free online cryptocurrency course, learn the basics behind digital currency, and the mechanics of legality.

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This free online cryptocurrency course introduces you to the world of cryptocurrency, its origins and the technology it is built upon. Mining and investing is also discussed. The course then looks at the legal ramifications of cryptocurrencies and the challenges regulators face. With digital currencies becoming more mainstream, as a form of payment and for trading, this course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn about this emerging technology.
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    10-15 Hours
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This cryptocurrency training course gets you up to speed with digital currencies, from their origins and the technology used to create them through to trading and what the future may have in store. As cryptocurrency becomes more and more mainstream, learning about it becomes increasingly important and this diploma certification course takes you through everything you need to know.

First, you will learn what cryptocurrency is, its history, benefits, and drawbacks. The course then discusses different types of cryptocurrency as well as the blockchain technology behind them. It details the legalities of digital currencies and how they are treated for tax purposes, and you will learn about the process of mining cryptocurrency. The course then takes you through the anonymity of cryptocurrencies and outlines the challenges policymakers face in regulating them. You will also look at what the future might hold, both in regulation and the market.

This diploma in cryptocurrency also features optional activities to further your learning. Whether your interest in cryptocurrency is in mining, developing, investing and trading, or using digital currencies as a secure form of payment, this course arms you with the knowledge you need to begin your journey in cryptocurrency. It guides you through each aspect of this important and growing technology, enabling you to make well-informed decisions in a rapidly evolving environment. So don't delay, start learning today.

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An Introduction to Cryptocurrency

The Types of Cryptocurrency

The Mechanics of Cryptocurrency

The Legalities of Cryptocurrency

Using and Storing Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Mining

The Anonymity of Cryptocurrency

Regulations, Policies and the Crypto-community

Trading Cryptocurrency

The Future of Cryptocurrency

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the origins of cryptocurrency and the technology on which digital currencies are based
  • Summarise the different types and most popular forms of cryptocurrency
  • Explain detailed information about blockchain technology and how it relates to cryptocurrency
  • Explain the legal concerns involved in the use of cryptocurrencies
  • Discuss how to store your cryptocurrency in a secure manner
  • Explain the process of cryptocurrency mining and summarise tips to help you be successful
  • Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the anonymity offered by cryptocurrency transactions
  • Explain the regulations currently in place regarding cryptocurrency and the challenges facing policy makers
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of trading and investing in cryptocurrency
  • Discuss how cryptocurrency may develop in the future


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