• Learning Centre Typing Course

    Typing is a valuable skill, you will need typing skills wherever you go. For example, working in an office,completing an online form, completing your homework and assignments etc. It is a very good skill to be able to type quickly and accurately.

    This course has been put together so that you can work at your own pace and learn how to type quickly and accurately. 

    How to use this course

    Carefully work your way through each section: There are 6 sections in this course.

    To get the best out of the course you should complete all  sections. 

    Start now & good luck!

     

    • Section1:Health & Safety

      Typing is a valuable skill but you must make sure that you are comfortably seated and in the right position when typing to avoid unnecessary pain or discomfort.

    • Section2: Know your Keyboard

      Take a look at this attached Word document of a keyboard. Click on the Word document link to download a copy of labelled keyboard.

      You may want to print it off and keep it.

    • Section 3: The Qwerty keyboard

    • Section 4:The Home Keys

      The keys in the middle of the keyboard as called 'Home keys'. Keep your fingers on the Home Keys.

      Try saying the letters to yourself as you type them.

      Image result for home keys on keyboard

      Activity:

      Place your fingers on the keyboard your are using like the image above.

      Can you feel the slightly raised edge on the 'F' and 'J' keys

    • Section 6 :Top 10 keyboard shortcuts

      Top 10 keyboard shortcuts everyone should know

       

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