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Shorthand Speed Development

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

Once you are familiar with a shorthand system, you may need to work on your shorthand speed – which is where this course comes in.

Course Duration: 20 hours

CPD Points: 20

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Use of dictation material between 30 to 140 wpm, with varied content eg literary, parliamentary and company reports, commercial, general interest etc.

Some theory and practice work outside the time spent at the centre.

This course is designed for those who want to increase their shorthand speed and efficiency.

To teach the essentials for increasing shorthand speed, dexterity and mental word-holding.

Basic competence in shorthand

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:

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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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