Teeline Fast Shorthand Tutor Led

GBC Learning & Development
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45 hours
695 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Teeline Fast Shorthand

Journalists, personal assistants, secretaries, students and minute-takers will find shorthand to be a handy tool for producing quick, accurate meeting notes or writing down telephone instructions. This shorthand course utilises the most up-to-date method in shorthand known as Teeline. This method is easy to learn within a relatively short time.

As well as learning about the theories of Teeline, participants will be able to write at speeds between 30 to 80 words per minute. The course has tutor-led sessions twice a week that helps create a receptive atmosphere towards learning. The course also has a personalised workbook that participants can use for reference throughout the duration of their course. Other opportunities gained through the course include the possibility to receive a nationally recognised Pitman Training speed certificate.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This Teeline Fast Shorthand course is suitable for secretaries, PAs, journalists and minute-takers who want to develop their shorthand for quick, accurate meeting notes or taking down telephone instructions.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Participants will gain a widely recognised Pitman Training speed certificate at their fastest speed.

Training Course Content

Teeline Alphabet from A to Z

  • joining letters T, D and F
  • punctuation marks
  • short sentences
  • joining S
  • word endings
  • soft C
  • downward and upward short L
  • special use of L
  • joining the letter B to letters G and N
  • joining the letter J with B, C and K
  • outlines with R followed by M 

more common word outlines

  • writing outlines for words beginning WH
  • grouping words together to form one outline
  • transcribing a short passage from dictation 

the use of vowels

  • extended vocabulary using vowels
  • outlines to represent double vowels
  • vowel indicators for word endings
  • simple word groupings 

blend letters

  • lengthening L, M and W to add R
  • extending the use of R
  • writing further special outlines
  • words ending with –TION
  • more blends
  • common word groupings
  • words using the CM, CN and CNV blends
  • outlines for words ending –NCE

additional special outlines

  • shortened outlines for word beginnings
  • more special outlines and word groupings
  • using full vowels to form word endings, abbreviations for different word endings 

Teeline outlines for figures and dates

  • days of the week and months of the year
  • further vocabulary
  • more simple and common words
  • additional word groupings, consolidation

Why choose GBC Learning & Development

Providing great training solutions since 1994

Working with over 400 organisations annually in the UK and Europe

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Course fees are £695+ VAT per delegate.

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Richard was really patient and checks everyone's understanding periodically. Nothing is too much trouble and he encouraged us to bring our frequently used words and sentences from our workplaces.
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