Keyboard Speed Development

Designed for:
Secretaries and other individuals for whom typing is a major part of their job function.

Typing experience and keyboard awareness.

Increased speed, dexterity, accuracy and overall productivity.

Course Content:

  • Four stages ranging from 25-70 wpm, which aim to increase speed, dexterity, accuracy and productivity.
  • Graded copying exercises to emphasise different points of technique for flexibility and dexterity.
  • Use of speed tapes using timed dictation for pacing against targets.



  • The ability to type accurately at speeds of up to 70 words per minute.
  • Increased work performance towards job improvements
  • Ideal follow on to Computer Keyboard Skills
  • Essential preparation for further office and Microsoft Word training
  • A wide choice of training locations and times, and the flexibility and value of self-study training methods that allow for different learning speeds and styles
  • A personalised workbook, with glossary and hands on exercises to provide step-by-step learning and a future reference manual
  • Core skills towards word processing examinations
  • The opportunity to gain a widely recognised qualification, a Pitman Training Certificate

Course duration:
20 Hours Per Stage

What next: 
Word Proficient
Office skills courses