Cookies on Helen Arkell

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Helen Arkell website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

Touch Typing


Keyboard for touch typing

15 August - 19 August 2016

A few places now available.

Ages 10+


Time slots to be advised

Maximum number of 6 students per session

  • Introduction to touch typing for ages 10+
  • Week long course taught in 5 daily one-hour sessions 
  • Learners taught position of letters on keyboard using multi-sensory techniques
  • By end of the week learners will have progressed to simple punctuation and number keys
  • Short homework tasks after each session to consolidate skills
  • Sessions should be backed up by regular practice at home to promote automaticity
  • Upon completion of the course, learners should have gained a good basic knowledge of keyboard and have a sound foundation on which to build speed and accuracy

    Our tutor also recommends Touch-type Read and Spell (TTRS)

"I think that the course is pretty good because now I’m a lot better at typing than I first was.  It is also an effective way of learning." (Angus Brown)

Keep up to date with our courses - sign up to our newsletter!

Download a course registration form

Course Availability

Please contact us for information on this course.

Website by Dewsign  |  UI Design by Sam Barclay

Registered in England No. 3432423 Registered Charity No. 1064646