Speed Typing course: master Touch Typing and shortcut keys

Increase your typing speed and accuracy. Learn Touch Typing and 75+ keyboard shortcuts. Achieve more, in less time.

4.18 (388 reviews)
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English
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2 hours
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Nov 2020
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$49.99
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What you will learn

Increase your typing accuracy and words per minute count with step-by-step HQ videos

Type with confidence and ease without looking at your keyboard: Touch Typing

3-4x faster typing than your hand-writing

Boost your productivity with 75+ keyboard shortcuts in Word and Excel

Typing feels natural as you will develop muscle memory using the practice exercises

Get LIFETIME access to all course materials, video updates, and a supportive instructor

Description

Discover just how POWERFUL Touch Typing can be

Are you looking for a step-by-step resource to learn speed typing? Do you want to practice touch typing? Are you looking to increase your productivity with effective keyboard shortcuts? Then this is the perfect course for you!


Touch typing is the skill to type without looking at your keyboard. But how POWERFUL can it be?

Here is one example: I am using touch typing for 14+ years at a 1.75x speed than the average user, and it saved me 2000+ hours so far.

I also type at a speed about 4x faster than the average handwriting speed.

This course teaches you exactly how to learn, practice, and become a Master of Touch typing.

This is the most straightforward path to learn and master touch typing and bottom line, it works.


Learn 3 new skills in one class with this 3-in-1 course approach:  

  • Faster and accurate touch typing

  • Top keyboard shortcuts in Word

  • Top keyboard shortcuts in Excel


Start to see value from the first tutorials of the training

This course is only about relevant, powerful, and effective tools that professionals regularly use to type faster and boost productivity while meeting the accuracy requirements.

I concentrated 14 years of work in Ms Office and more than one year of course preparation to select for you the best path to learn and master speed typing.

As a result, right after the first tutorials, you will be already in the position of using this knowledge in your daily work. This is a productive start to learning touch typing and the keyboard shortcut keys.

By the end of this course, you will be confidently and naturally touch typing and using Word and Excel keyboard shortcuts to further increase your productivity.


Learn By Doing

The course is hugely interactive, with examples and exercises built into every lesson.

Follow the steps on screen, practice to learn fast, and get tangible results at work.

I designed the course to be hands-on and engaging. Using the working files included in the course materials, you’ll be able to follow along, practice each concept, and receive a trusted certificate of completion when you complete the course.


We will cover all the keys and 75+ shortcuts. Here are some examples of what you will learn & receive: 

  • How to get from A to Z on your keyboard

  • How to use punctuation keys

  • How to type numbers on a numeric keypad

  • How to type all the special characters, including the ones on the number keys

  • Touch-typing practice file (QWERTY and QWERTZ - German configurations)

  • Keyboard color-coded map (showing for each key which finger to use)

  • Keyboard home map with finger position

  • Essential and advanced shortcuts for data selection, data formatting, and editing

  • Keyboard Shortcuts using the CTRL, SHIFT, and Function keys - navigate thousands of rows or characters in a millisecond, select data in one action

  • Fundamental and advanced navigation shortcuts,

  • Practice files (Word and Excel)

  • and many other topics


You'll Also Get:

✔ Downloadable practice files, containing all course examples, but as exercises and a user-friendly, printable version of the shortcuts

✔ Lifetime Access to course updates

✔ Fast & Friendly Support in the Q&A section

✔ Udemy Certificate of Completion Ready for Download


Don't Miss Out!

Every second you wait is costing you valuable time, increased complexity, and frustration.

Touch typing is a skill that will serve you for a lifetime. The best way to make your computer more efficient is to touch-type – to type without looking at the keyboard. This course will teach you the fundamentals of typing and features typing exercising that will get you typing with accuracy and speed in no time.

This course comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee - so there's no risk to get started.

Go ahead and hit the "Take this course" button now to start working faster and create a great impression at work by using touch typing and the keyboard shortcuts today!


See you there!

-Valentin (Founder of VeryFastExcel)

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Content

Introduction

Welcome: expectations on productivity and course requirements
Course structure - overview
How to make the most out of this course

Speed Touch Typing

The home position
3 tips that can set you up for success
Home row: A, S, D, F, G keys; H, J, K, L, ; and ' keys
Important: how to use the Backspace and the spacebar keys
Practice. How to download the files and practice
Note: German configuration for the Home row
Top row - Letters and special characters
Your Progress
Bottom row - Letters and special characters
Note: QWERTZ configuration of the top and bottom rows: German example.
SHIFT key - upper case letters and main special characters
How to measure your typing speed and progress
Top number row
The special characters from the top number tow
The numerical keypad
Using the CTRL, Tab and the ALT keys
Well done!

Keyboard Shortcuts to further enhance productivity

Take your productivity to the next level
Word keyboard shortcuts for editing - ARTICLE
Word section - what to expect. 7 Word keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation
Word keyboard shortcuts for faster Selection and faster results
7 super shortcuts for Word. Best Word shortcuts for Productivity!
Other great Word specific shortcuts for increased speed
Excel shortcuts quick intro
Excel keyboard shortcuts for navigation - part 1
Excel keyboard shortcuts for navigation - part 2 (Page Up and Page Down)
Excel keyboard shortcuts for selection - part 1
Excel keyboard shortcuts for selection - part 2 (Page Up and Page Down)
Advanced shortcuts and tools for effective navigation and selection in Excel
Using the Go-to Special for faster navigation and selection
Additional practice of the Excel shortcuts
Programming - my top shortcut

Conclusion and more resources

Congratulations! More resources
Bonus lecture

Reviews

Miranda
July 15, 2022
As a beginner, this was very helpful to me. The best tip I took away was split screen shortcut, Thank you
Samuel
March 11, 2022
I thought there would be feedback when typing so that you would know that you were typing the correct keys
Alana
April 27, 2021
Really enjoyed this course! Valentin is a very organized and methodical teacher. It was basic for me, however, I did learn quit a bit about shortcuts, and my typing speed and accuracy have increased - thank you !
Rhewel
October 18, 2020
Wow, it was an exciting time of learning typing, although just a few days of learning but I noticed the speed of typing performance, so looking forward to the remaining time, more lectures, explanation, definitely gives more insight on how to speed my typing performance. so far is good am just applying the encouragement to keep on practise I deed it every and my is goal is up to a month, then at that time I believe am gonna be comfortable of typing, at that time. thanks a lot Appreciated all your positive instructions. Regard Rhewel
Chad
July 18, 2020
This class is exactly what I needed. The course is laid out in an easy to digest fashion and all the practice material is provided. Learning some new shortcut keys was a nice bonus as well.
Michemm
July 15, 2020
This was a great course. If you're looking to learn touch typing and shortcut keys for MS Word and Excel, then this course is for you. It has simple instructions, demonstrations and exercises. It's also a great refresher course for those who know some keyboard shortcuts. This can boost your productivity.
Trevor
July 12, 2020
Very good course. Clear explanations and appropriately paced. Just needs better audio (perhaps wearing a headset would help) to be perfect.
Leah
June 15, 2020
The course info was great. The speech was a little hard to understand at times, but overall a good experience.
Gustav
June 3, 2020
Commenced my training 3rd June 2020, my initial wpm was a sad and pathetic really+-26wpm, just under 2 weeks later with keybr practice of total about 4 hrs 42 minutes my average is now 43 wpm and improving steadily, my aim is to reach avg 60wpm after 4 weeks. A fantastic improvement really, however as the teacher indicate you HAVE to practice the word exercises everyday and practice on keybr everyday. This course works and for those who want to type quicker and more accurate, go for it!!
Sanjay
May 26, 2020
This is the course which i need to learn. The concept of instructor is very clear and lecture is easy to understand. So course is use full for me.
Terry
May 23, 2020
Had done touch typing many years ago, this is a good refresher and easy to follow for beginners. Also this rating took ages to type as I am touch typing it....slowly haha
Scott
May 12, 2020
The instructor knows the subject well and is honest that it isn't the most exciting subject to learn. He does a good job of motivating you to stick with it and you must do the practice if you want to learn. The downloads and resources are very helpful. The added or bonus material is also helpful if you use Microsoft products such as Word and Excel and there are a few trick for windows OS as well.
Lorena
May 5, 2020
The course is a good match for me, I know the concepts at a basic level, but never took the time to practice.
Greng
April 25, 2020
I have been self-teaching touch tying for a while but didn't think it can be so easy after learning this course. It has helped enormously. I am not much efficient and faster.
Marisa
April 23, 2020
I really enjoyed this course. I will have to practise a lot to get it to the level i would like to achieve of course, but practise makes perfect. The teacher was very good, spoke very clearly and when i asked questions he replied very quickly and was very helpful. An easy 5 stars :)

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