Certified Options Volatility Trading Professional (COVTP)

The Certified Options Volatility Trading Professional (COVTP) professional certification program provides a comprehensive understanding of options trading and how to use volatility as a trading tool. This program covers the important concepts of probability, standard deviation, pricing models, and the different types of volatility. Participants will also learn about volatility trading strategies, theoretical models, and their real-world applications. By the end of this program, participants will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful options volatility traders.

Certification Program Objectives:

  1. To understand the fundamentals of options trading and the role of probability in option valuation.
  2. To learn how to assess levels of volatility using standard deviation and make pricing models more accurate.
  3. To identify the different types of volatility and develop effective trading strategies.
  4. To apply theoretical models to real-world options trading scenarios.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as COVTP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.


  1. Introduction to Options Trading and Probability
  2. Volatility Assessment and Pricing Models
  3. Types of Volatility and Trading Strategies
  4. Theoretical Models and Real World Applications