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

Touch-typing is a skill in high demand, but choosing the right touch typing training is vital. Ours is the very best – and the Pitman Training name on your CV is worth its weight in gold.

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn to touch type, adults or children.

Course Duration: 20 hours

CPD Points: 20

Typing 1

The course comprises 10 keyboard lessons to introduce and consolidate the alphanumeric keys.

Punctuation and symbols are also covered.

Artificial intelligence built into the software creates a learning path tailored to each individual.

Friendly guidance encourages and helps with any difficulties, providing extra exercises to eliminate weaknesses. It creates a unique course for you, based on your strengths and weaknesses.

Guidance on ergonomics and good technique.

Comprehensive, easy to understand accuracy and speed feedback.

This course is designed for anyone new to touch-typing or with existing skills who wants to improve and anyone needing high proficiency at touch-typing and keyboard skills.

To teach you to touch type quickly and accurately.

The course is delivered online. System requirements – broadband internet access (not dial-up) with a minimum speed of 128 Kbs. Flash version 9 or above to be installed. (Flash is usually standard on most PCs. Internet Explorer 6 and upwards recommended (will run on Firefox). Windows 2000 or above required.

Windows 7 compatible. If you have Windows 2000, you must have at least Flash 10 rather than 9, which is fine for later Windows versions. Will work on both PC and MAC.

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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