Speed Writing Diploma Course

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Speed Writing Diploma Course

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Speed Writing Diploma Course
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What Will You Learn?

Take notes quicker than ever before and increase your productivity. Discover boosts to your writing pace and increased efficiency in day-to-day life. This online speed writing course explains everything you need to know to get up to speed.

This online speed writing course combines the best shorthand and speed writing methods. It provides a straightforward, simple speed writing system with no unnecessary rules and symbols. And it uses the knowledge you already have – the alphabet, punctuation, and letter placement.

Studying this online speed writing course, you’ll explore the use of speed writing within various note-taking methods. You’ll also examine options for creating a flexible personal dictionary. This will further increase your speed with a list of your most used words.

This speed writing course goes beyond the writing system itself. You will learn to increase your speed, and comfort, by improving your hand posture and choice of writing utensil.

By studying this course, you will learn about:

  • The history of, and differences between, shorthand and speed writing
  • Writing system classifications
  • Handling silent letters and vowels in abbreviations
  • How to use shorthand for complex phonetic sounds
  • Abbreviating prefixes and suffixes
  • Incorporating speed writing in note-taking techniques
  • Using speed writing in day-to-day life
  • Improving writing speed by changing hand posture and writing utensil.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Introduction to Shorthand
  • Part 2: The Value of Shorthand
  • Part 3 : Shorthand Systems
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Geometric and Script-like Systems
  • Part 2: Alphabetic Short-Hands Resembling Standard Writing
  • Part 3: Machine Shorthand Systems
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Key Differences Between Speed Writing & Shorthand
  • Part 2: Key Functions of Speed Writing
  • Part 3: Notable Figures and Events Associated with Speed Writing
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Holding the Pen
  • Part 3: Writing Implement
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Further Abbreviations
  • Part 3: Silent Letters
  • Part 4: Vowels
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Phonetic Options
  • Part 2: ‘Short Handing’ Sounds
  • Part 3; Prefixes of Time
  • Part 4: Other Common Prefixes
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Common Prefixes Continued
  • Part 2: More Prefixes
  • Part 3: Other Prefix Examples
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Common Suffixes
  • Part 2: Suffixes Continued
  • Part 3: Other Suffixes
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Speedwriting Methods
  • Part 3: Note-Taking Methods
  • Part 4: Incorporating Speedwriting
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: How To Integrate It into Your Life
  • Part 2: Where To Integrate It into Your Life
  • Part 3: Creating Your Own Dictionary
  • Part 4: Final Thoughts
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This online speed writing course is for anyone who is serious about increasing their writing speed. You may be a student, journalist, secretary, note-taker, or court reporter. You could work in any profession that requires extensive and fast handwriting. You may even want to learn the writing system to take quicker notes while studying with us.

The information in this course is adaptable and flexible for people in various vocations. The goal is to make handwriting faster, not to weigh you down with strict, excessive rules. The emphasis is on providing a system that works for the individual.

If you want to be able to write faster, this course is for you.

A woman using speed writing to take notes in a notebook whilst at a computer
Accreditations

The Speed Writing Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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