Keyboard Skills


Who should attend
All potential keyboard or current keyboard users.


Course Objectives
This course trains the individual in correct touch keying skills, which in turn enhances efficiency and productivity, and ensures compliance with Irish Legislation (2005 Act & 2007Regulations) with regard to VDU/DSE Health & Safety.



  • Introduction to keyboarding
  • Keying Technique
  • Alpha Construction: learning to key accurately, without looking at the keyboard
  • Alpha Consolidation: improving technique, increasing speed and developing accuracy.


This course is driven by “Keytouch Software” and by tutor monitoring.  Each individual learns to touch key on a computer keyboard at their own pace in the minimum time.  Achievements will depend on participant application and their hand/eye co-ordination.


Duration:35 Hours
Course Times: 9.00am - 5.00 pm
Options: 5 Full days, 1 day over 5 weeks or 10 mornings / evenings
Fees: Caters for 10 to 12 persons, we can accommodate larger groups

















About Keytrainer...

Keytrainer Ireland ltd. was established in 1978 as a supplier of Keyboard Skills training to Corporate, Government Bodies and private individuals. In 1987 it expanded to include PC applications training and delivered the first intensive Secretarial Office Skills course. In 1991, understanding the advent of more rigid application of Health and Safety standard, Keytrainer Ireland Ltd ...