Speed Writing - Half Day

GBC Learning & Development
Course summary
0.5 days
175 GBP excl. VAT
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 22/11/2019 - London
Course Dates
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17/01/2020 09:00 
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14/02/2020 09:00 
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175 GBP

Course description

Speed Writing - a Half Day Introductory Course in London

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Take notes and/or minutes using speedwriting techniques
  • Record telephone or other messages quickly and accurately
  • Use strategies to further build your speed

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone working in today’s fast-paced environment who needs to take notes quickly and accurately at meetings, briefings or telephone instructions

Outcome / Qualification etc.

CPD Certified  3 Learning Hours, 3 Points , GBC Learning course attended certificate

Training Course Content

Introduction & Workshop Objectives

  • What is Speedwriting and why it’s useful
  • What we will cover today

Getting Started

  • What your priorities are from the training 
  • Speed writing principles
  • Basic speedwriting rules and how to use them
  • Useful abbreviations

Taking Notes

  • Shortcuts and handy hints
  • Practise, practise, practise

Action Plan and Putting it into Practice

  • Building your speed 
  • Developing my own unique abbreviations
  • Strategies for building speed back at work


Course fees are £175 + VAT per delegate.

GBC offers a 'buy one, get one half price' offer on all courses. Please send us an enquiry for more information. 

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The teacher was extremely knowledgeable and the course was paced at just the right speed.
Margaret was extremely knowledgable in her subject, she was able to answer all questions and give clarity on any queries.
Margaret was a great instructor, very thorough and at a perfect pace for content. Very inclusive of whole group.
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