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Touch Typing for Adults

Are your keyboard skills slowing you down? In this accredited course you will learn how to touch type and become more efficient. Speed tests are included in this course.

During this course the following topics will be covered:

. Become familiar with the keyboard
. Tips on breaking existing habits
. Type without looking at the keyboard
. Increase your speed
. Understand the importance of safety issues regarding the use of computers

To maximise the benefits from this course it is recommended that students practice the skills being taught a minimum of 4-6 hours per week between classes. If you do not have a keyboard at home, access to a computer at the Narrabeen Campus is available. Please check with the admin office as to available hours. Includes 1 year subscription to Typequick.

Are there Assessments?

As this course delivers skills from a nationally recognised unit of competency, assessments are included. The assessment comprises a a practical assessment completed in class and a short answer theory question sheet. A Statement of Attainment will be issued on satisfactory completion of the assessments.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used. Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.


This course may be fully funded for Australian citizens/Permanent Residents/Humanitarian Visa Holders/New Zealand citizens under the NSW Government’s Community Service Obligation funding. See ACE Community Service Obligation Funding page for details or contact Susan Wilkinson on 9970 1000 or email to check eligibility, enrol or for further information.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks (FSKDIG03)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • Gabe Kinghorn, our teacher, was VERY kind and helpful. Not only that, but her comments about how we could persist with and improve our typing were EXTREMELY encouraging. Because of those, I WILL be continuing with my typing efforts in my own time!
  • I increased my speed and gained more confidence with my typing ability. It is a bonus to continue with the online resources available. Gabe was a lovely teacher who was encouraging and very helpful if you needed extra assistance.
  • Margaret was a fantastic teacher.

Contact us

Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113