This Unit is designed to enable candidates adopt and use a recognised shorthand system and demonstrate note-taking and transcription skills.
It is designed for candidates who have no previous experience of using a shorthand system.
On completion of the Unit the candidate should be able to:
Use a recognised shorthand system and demonstrate understanding of the principles, rules, special outlines, word groupings and distinguishing outlines of the system; Use a recognised shorthand system to produce accurate notes within time constraints; Produce an accurate transcript of shorthand notes, using a word processor, within time constraints.
No formal entry requirements. However Higher English or similar would be advantageous.
Part time (evening)
Accounting and Administration