Learn to Touch Type in a Day

This is a different kind of touch typing course – it is fun and exercise-based. By the end of the course you will be able to recall all the keys of a keyboard from memory and be well on your way to becoming a keyboard whizz!

This course can be delivered remotely via GoToTraining. Contact us for availability and pricing, or see our Live Online Learning page for our interactive 90-minute webinars that cover specific sessions. 

Course Overview

What you will learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Recall keys from memory
  • Type as you look at the screen

Timetable

Unlike most courses, there isn’t a strict timetable to follow. Instead:

Learning the keys

You will commit to memory up to 30 keys used in touch typing. You will work with a partner and your trainer will guide you through some carefully designed exercises. Laughter is thoroughly recommended, as is smiling and enjoying yourself.

Typing Exercises

You will become spatially aware of the keys, learning how to move from key to key, we provide you with exercises designed by us to get you fluent on the keys. Your trainer will coach you in your technique.

The course concentrates on accuracy, not speed, throughout the day. By the end of the day you will be able touch type. It might be very slow, however, with continued practice, you will be able to achieve good speeds.

There are no shortcuts to speed development – continued practice will improve your speed.

Group Learning Events

If you have three or more learners, a private group course could be cheaper.

We can tailor the content to your team, and host the training remotely, at your workplace or here at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, Central London.

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What's it like to learn with Happy?

We offer complete individual involvement and participation on all of our workshops. In this video, Nicky delivers a short session about the different Communication Styles, and how they affect the way you work with and manage others.

5 out of 5 stars

Kept everyone engaged and kept useful and useable tips. Trainer ensured that no one felt uncomfortable.

Richard Nuthall6 days ago

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Learn to Touch Type in a Day
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020 7375 7300

Why choose Happy?

  • Award-winning learner-focused approach
  • Small class sizes to give personal one-to-one support
  • Two years of free support after your course
  • Private group options available
  • No quibble money-back guarantee on all courses

The Small Print

The course will run from 10am to 4:30pm (hot buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

The Happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

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Did you know...

...learning to touch type reduces both mental and physical weariness?

You're moving at a faster pace, but you're not going through the physical struggle of finding the right keys. Likewise, concern about the direction of your hands isn't interfering with the content of your work. 

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