Courses in Touch Typing from Activia

Touch Typing Introduction

A 1-Day Training Course

Course Content

Special Note: Practice Exercises

The course is extremely hands-on and there is a great deal of practice involved. This ensures that by the end of the day, delegates will have both an understanding of what is required, and also their typing speed will have improved.

Course Aims

This intensive, hands on one-day workshop teaches delegates to type on a QWERTY keyboard using the correct fingers without looking at their fingers or the keys. It will also teach good posture at the keyboard and this will help to minimise repetitive strain injury (RSI).

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn the basic skills of touch typing, and provides the foundation for developing increased speed, accuracy and productivity.

Course Outline
This course is a 1-day training course structured into 8 modules.
Module 1
Getting Started With Touch Typing
Topics covered
  • Posture
  • Wrist Position
  • The Home Keys
  • Finger Chart
  • Six Golden Rules
  • Module 2
    The Home Keys
    Topics covered
  • Home Keys: Warm-up
  • Adding G & H: Warm-up
  • Adding G & H: Words
  • Module 3
    The Upper Row
    Topics covered
  • Upper Row E & I: Words
  • Upper Row R & U: Warm-up
  • Upper Row R & U: Words
  • Upper Row T & Y
  • Upper Row W & O
  • Upper Row Q & P
  • Module 4
    The Bottom Row
    Topics covered
  • Bottom Row B & N
  • Bottom Row C & Comma
  • Bottom Row X & Full-stop
  • Bottom Row Z & Forward Slash
  • Module 5
    Characters, Capitals and Numbers
    Topics covered
  • Using \ & `
  • Capitals
  • Numbers
  • Module 6
    Copy Typing Speed Tests
    Topics covered
  • Time Test 1
  • Time Test 2
  • Time Test 3
  • Module 7
    Audio Speed Test
    Topics covered
  • Audio Speed Test
  • Module 8
    Your Personal Action Plan



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