Pitman Training

SpeedWriting

Course Outline

From the expert in secretarial and shorthand training, Pitman Training’s SpeedWriting course is a new way to learn the BakerWriteTM SpeedWriting system in just six hours.

You’ll also find studying SpeedWriting easy to organise around your work and home commitments as it is provided on a self-study basis, so you learn at your own pace.

During the course, you’ll complete a workbook that will be yours to keep as a handy reference guide. Plus you’ll also have all the benefits of the highly regarded Pitman Training name on your CV.

For further career progression, you can choose from our comprehensive range of specialist secretarial and Microsoft Office courses, which can develop you to your full potential.


This SpeedWriting course will help you accurately record the spoken word, to speeds of up to 40 wpm, through 3 practical, self-paced lessons.

If you need to take notes or minutes in meetings, this course will help you increase your speed and efficiency. 

To really get the most from this course, if would be preferable if you had some prior word processing experience.

SpeedWriting with Pitman Training comprises three lessons; you will learn about silent letters and vowels, phonetics and prefixes through a combination of exercises and dictation practice until you are reaching speeds of up to 40 wpm.

This course should take approximately 6 hours to complete.

Our SpeedWriting course is part of our distance learning range – which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study our SpeedWriting course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’ve decided to go ahead, all you’ll need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre that offers and supports our distance learning platform, and they will arrange for you to have an induction to show you around the system and talk you through how our online training works. After this, you can learn in your own time and at your own speed, but with the knowledge you have support at hand if required. 

To find your nearest centre that offers and supports our online SpeedWriting training, click here.




The best way to make sure your training programme suits you, your skills, your ambitions and your busy schedule, is to get in touch with us for a free, friendly expert career consultation.