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Computer Keyboard Skills

The Computer Keyboard Skills training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

Course Duration: 20 hours

CPD Points: 20

Typing 2
  • 24 modular units to introduce and consolidate the alpha-numeric keys
  • Web-based – anytime, anywhere training
  • Learning Management System (LMS) providing reporting and tracking
  • Online/offline functionality to reduce internet connection time
  • Audio on/audio off functionality
  • Workbook with exercises
  • Course introduction, ergonomics, interface guide
  • 24 units teaching and consolidating letters, numbers, capitals and
  • ‘Pitman Training Olympics’ typing games
  • Accuracy and speed feedback on completion of each unit
  • Mock exam
  • Final exam (to be completed at a Pitman Training Centre)
  • Pitman Training Certificate on successful completion

This course is designed for those who want to learn to touch type accurately at approximately 15 – 25 words per minute

The ability to touch type accurately using a Microsoft Windows environment

At a Pitman Training Centre – none
At home/work – familiarity with using the Internet

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:


A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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