OCR Shorthand Speed Skills Level 1 (6972)

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students for the Shorthand Speed Skills unit (ref. 6972), part of the OCR Level 1 Text Processing (Business Professional) range of qualifications.

Course Content

The examination involves producing printouts, typescripts or handwritten transcripts from material dictated at 40 wpm or 50 wpm. It involves using business terminology and English grammar to complete the task accurately within the time and error tolerance allowed.

Students have the option of studying towards the OCR Level 1 Award, OCR Level 1 Certificate or OCR Level 1 Diploma. It is possible to start off by studying at Award level and then later upgrading to Certificate or to Diploma level.

A Workbook is provided for this course, which is an excellent source of reference material once the course has been completed.

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Shorthand to 40 wpm

Course Duration

10 hours

Study Methods Available

Individual Tuition
Distance Learning

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