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Dates: 01/11/18 - 22/11/18
Days: Thursday 17:00 - 19:00
Sessions: 4
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S42003C06NV
Fees: Standard - £40.00
Concessionary - £40.00

Course Information

Introductory info

Keyboard skills and touch-typing skills are essential foundations of computer literacy and confidence – fast, accurate typing skills are useful to all computer users and can save a lot of time!

What are the overall aims of the course?

Develop faster and more accurate typing skills without having to look at your fingers while you type.

What will I learn on the course?

Describe the fundamentals of touch typing
Develop confidence in typing without looking at the keyboard
Increase speed and accuracy while you type reports, letters or emails

Are there any entry requirements?

Basic IT skills, keyboard and mouse skills
Knowledge of saving and retrieving files
Confident Internet user
Do I need to attend a course approval interview/assessment before I can join this course? No
How will I be taught?
Classroom based (including practical work where applicable)

How will my progress be checked?

Informal assessment in class
Practical tests

Does the course have any features I should be aware of?

What do I need to bring with me to class?

You may bring your own laptop

How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?

Additional Learning Support (ALS) may be made available for learners who, at the time of assessment and/or enrolment, declare a difficulty or disability that may affect their learning. Our service can support learners in English, maths, who are dyslexic, deaf or hearing impaired or who have evidence of other medical issues impacting on learning.

Learners can also find information about financial and child care support from the Customer Enquiry Centre or at

All learners are entitled to use our iClick - Computer & Digital Learning Centre. For more information please see contact

You will be issued with a Sutton College e-mail address, which will give you access to Sutton College’s Virtual Learning Environment, called VERA.

There is free guest Wi-Fi available in the College

Can I receive advice and guidance about further education opportunities and careers?

To find out more about what may be available to you please contact our Advice Team.

What can I do after the course has finished?

A range of further Computing Courses
What should I do if I have any questions?
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