Introduction to Typing Class
Level 1 | Target Audience: Beginner | 3 hours
In our Introduction to Typing class you will be on your way to quick, efficient typing. Typing, the process of inputting text by pressing keys on a computer keyboard, is a vital skill to have in today’s computer-dominated world. Typing training will help you improve your speed and use best practices for your long term health.
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In our Introduction to Typing class you will learn the fundamentals of typing, correct hand position and posture and then practice increasing your speed with your instructor as your coach. Taught to students of all skill levels, we focus on best practices to help you improve your typing speeds on a traditional QWERTY keyboard.
Great for students who have not learned to type the proper way in the first place or just in need of a refresher, your instructor will work with you to coach and help you improve your speed and technique. You will leave knowing the fundamentals and be able to type at a computer with ease.
Contact a student advisor to learn more about Introduction to Typing classes today.
Upon successful completion of Introduction to Typing classes, students will be able to:
- Understand why the QWERTY keyboard looks like it does
- Use the home row
- Use correct posture and hand positions
- Type basic sentences quickly and efficiently
- Practice building their words-per-minute
Talk to a student advisor to ensure you have the right pre-requisites for each class or program.
What a productive class. Valuable knowledge taught in an engaging, easy to follow way. Fast or slow, what made it great was that whatever your pace, your skills were usable immediately. I always left with some new skill to improve my work, some alternate method to try, something tangible and demonstrable to show for the time.
Inside Our Curriculum
Focus on Real-World Skills
Each of our stand-alone classes is designed to teach how to improve your skills in a real-world setting. DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor will performing all of the tasks to help you learn.
The challenges you face in class will mimic what you will need to land a job and improve your daily productivity.
Support & Mentoring
All Introduction to Typing classes are offered in an accelerated workshop format.
Your instructor will provide hands-on, experiential style classroom learning for you to learn best practices of applying tech skills in the real-world.
Each class may be eligible credit towards a certification program, which includes career counseling and portfolio projects.
Flexible scheduling options allow you to choose what works best for your time.
Why Digital Workshop Center?
of program graduates last year from unemployed to employed.
average increase in salary of certificate program students
career counseling and mentoring services included
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When can I start?
Classes are offered on a rolling enrollment basis throughout the year, typically every 8-12 weeks.
Who teaches these classes?
All classes are taught by industry professionals with 10+ years experience in their field. Check the specific class offering to learn more about the assigned instructor for each class.
You may also learn more about our team here.
What format are these classes?
Stand-alone classes at DWC are focused skills workshops that teach in a specific area of a high demand career field.
Often described as a "short course" format, these accelerated workshops can be attended as stand-alone or can be taken as part of a larger certificate program.
Certificate programs offer more comprehensive training to help lead you to empoyment, support & mentoring, portfolio building, and career coaching.
To find out more about DWC's style of training, talk to a student advisor today.
What if the listed schedule doesn't work for me?
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Every stand-alone class at DWC includes support and mentoring throughout.
Stand-alone classes within your program also include:
- Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s)
- Lesson files
- One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
- 30 days of technical support
- Certificate of Completion
Certificate Programs & Bootcamps
Each Certificate Program & Bootcamp is comprised of several stand-alone classes, plus additional training specific to your career field, portfolio building with a comprehensive Capstone Project, and career coaching workshops.
Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.
Talk to a student advisor to learn more about specific details on each class or program.
What career services do you offer?
For full length programs, support and mentoring is included and you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career counselor.
Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program. Our expert career advisors will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path. Your success is our success.
Talk to a student advisor to discuss career coaching options today.
Payment & financial aid options
DWC offers several flexible financial aid options to help you finance your education. None of our financial aid tools will require a federal student loan or add severe interest penalties.
Popular financial aid tools include payment plans and Ignite Income Share Agreement.
If you are interested in scholarship opportunities, you must first speak with a student advisor and discsuss eligibility requirements.
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