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Typing Training & Testing Certificate

Introduction to Keyboarding – Typing Training for Beginners

The Introduction to Keyboarding course is designed for individuals who have no formal training in keyboarding. The objective is to teach you the skill of keyboarding – essential to the learning of other computer applications and workplace skills.

The course begins with an overview of the basics of computer use. Students learn about the components of the computer and keyboard, as well as the seating, posture, and hand positioning necessary for efficient keyboarding. You are then introduced to keyboarding using the Typing Trainer software program. This software program uses a variety of methods to acquaint the student, including graphical keyboard drills, and keyboarding Self-Tests. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to keyboard at minimum 10 words per minute.

The Introduction to Keyboarding course consists of the sixteen lessons comprising the Typing Trainer course application, together with a media component and student workbook.

Each lesson consists of keyboard exercises designed to teach and practice the use of new keys. These keyboard exercises are followed by a group of paragraph Self-Tests. When these are completed, Typing Trainer automatically scores the speed and accuracy of the typing.

Keyboard Skill Building Level 1 – Typing Training from 10 to 25 words per minute

The Keyboard Skill Building Level 1 course is designed for you if you have basic keyboard proficiency, and wish to increase speed and dexterity. Each lesson increases key recognition and builds confidence using the keyboard, while improving speed and accuracy. Speed achieved depends on personal dexterity and time spent on practice lessons.

If you are not already familiar with the TypingTrainer software program you are introduced to it. TypingTrainer helps you learn and improve skills using a variety of methods: graphical keyboard drills, speed drills, alphabet drills, word, phrase and sentence drills, and keyboarding SelfTests. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to keyboard at minimum 25 words per minute.

The Keyboard Skill Building Level 1 course consists of the twenty lessons comprising the TypingTrainer course application, together with a media component and student workbook. Lessons: Each lesson consists of keyboard exercises designed to teach and practice the use of new keys. These keyboard exercises are followed by paragraph Self-Tests. When these are completed, TypingTrainer automatically scores the speed and accuracy of the typing.

Keyboard Skill Building Level 2 – Typing training for 25 to 40 words per minute

The Keyboard Skill Building Level 2 course is for you if you are proficient in keyboarding and wish to increase speed and dexterity. You are introduced to Special Keys on the keyboard. Each lesson increases key recognition and builds confidence using the keyboard, while increasing speed and accuracy. Speed achieved depends on personal dexterity and time spent on practice lessons.

If you are not already familiar with the TypingTrainer software program you are introduced to it. TypingTrainer helps you learn and improve skills using a variety of methods: graphical keyboard drills, speed drills, alphabet drills, word, phrase and sentence drills, and keyboarding SelfTests. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to keyboard at minimum 40 words per minute.

Typing Training Breakdown for Skill Building Level 2

The Keyboard Skill Building Level 2 course consists of the twenty lessons comprising the TypingTrainer course application, together with a media component and student workbook. Lessons: Each lesson consists of keyboard exercises designed to teach and practice the use of new keys. These keyboard exercises are followed by paragraph Self-Tests. When these are completed, TypingTrainer automatically scores the speed and accuracy of the typing.

Keyboard Skill Building Level 3 – 40 to 55+ words per minute

The Keyboard Skill Building Level 3 course is for you if you are proficient in keyboarding and wish to increase speed and dexterity. You are introduced to the numeric keypad. Each lesson increases key recognition and builds confidence using the keyboard, while increasing speed and accuracy. Speed achieved depends on personal dexterity and time spent on practice lessons.

Students who are not already familiar with the TypingTrainer software program are introduced to it. TypingTrainer helps students learn and improve skills using a variety of methods: graphical keyboard drills, speed drills, alphabet drills, word, phrase and sentence drills, and keyboarding SelfTests. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to keyboard at minimum 55 words per minute.

The Keyboard Skill Building Level 3 course consists of the twenty-one lessons comprising the TypingTrainer course application, together with a media component and student workbook.

Typing Training Lessons at 40 wprm:

Each lesson consists of keyboard exercises designed to teach and practice the use of new keys. These keyboard exercises are followed by paragraph Self-Tests. When these are completed, TypingTrainer automatically scores the speed and accuracy of the typing.

Typing Tests for Employment

Need to have your typing speed assessed for an employment opportunity? We can help. Contact your local campus by phone to book a typing test. You will receive documentation indicating your adjusted speed that is recognized by most employers across the province.

Typing Training and Testing is available at the following campuses:

 

AOLCC’s Integrated Learning System™

All courses in our programs are delivered through our unique Integrated Learning System™ (ILS). Through ILS, you will develop a true proficiency in each topic, no matter your age or skill level upon enrolment. Our learning coaches are with you every step of the way to provide individualized assistance and encouragement in a supportive and non-competitive learning environment. Here’s how it works:

  • You only advance to the next course when you are confident that you have mastered one topic and are ready to move on to the next
  • You participate in hands-on exercises, tasks and practice exams that test your knowledge and give you confidence
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Our typing training includes guided practice, remote access for safety, one-on-one Learning Coach assistance, and a guide. These courses are recognized across the province and country. They are also eligible for third party funding including Worksafe, insurance, employer, WorkBC organizations and many more.

Students accomplish the learning objectives for each module through a series of hands-on tasks, for which they are given step-by-step instructions and desired result checkpoints. The tasks provide ample opportunity for students to practice, apply, and develop the skills covered in the course.

A practice exercise and review questions are included at the end of each module to measure progress and reinforce the skills learned. There is also a lab exercise at the end of the course to provide further practice and review to reinforce the topics learned throughout the course, and to help prepare students for the exam.

Duration

Each level 2 - 4 Weeks
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