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Shorthand as a skill (Introductory)

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Coatbridge Campus

Content

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.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. However Higher English or similar would be advantageous.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Accounting and Administration

SCQF Level

7

Cost

£240.00

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