ShortHand Writing

Shorthand

Course Overview

Shorthand is completely phonetic and is based on curves and lines of varying lengths, written on lined paper. Shorthand is an efficient transcribing method that transfers audible content to written symbols. Shorthand skills have long been crucial to professional occupations, especially in the legal and medical fields where speed and accuracy are paramount to the dissemination of information.

At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Understand the basic rules of Pitman Shorthand in terms of line strokes/ thickness and curves
  • Write short forms without hesitation
  • Transcribe phrases with ease
  • Transcribe from dictation passages read at 80 to 120 WPM.

About London International College:

London International College is a not-for-profit, independent sector college of higher education.

Founded in 1974, it is one of the longest-established private colleges in London.

London International College has graduated thousands of students, who have gone on to successful careers in exciting areas such as IT companies, the financial sector, marketing and further education.

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Duration: 12 Weeks

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