Is This for You?

If you already know Teeline Shorthand you will understand how invaluable a skill it is to master. This quick refresher course is ideal if you maybe haven’t used your shorthand skills in a while and now need to get back up to speed quickly.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 9 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
Around 10 hours

About This Course

You can’t get better shorthand training than from Pitman Training.

In just 10 hours, we will help you achieve a steady increase in your shorthand speed, dexterity and mental word-holding.

In addition, because this is a self-study course and you’ll have the flexibility to work at your own pace and to fit your training around your home and work commitments.

What’s involved?

The course uses dictation materials of between 40 and 80 words per minute and includes shorthand outlines. Keys to transcribed passages are also included and there are exercises, quizzes and crosswords, all designed to help build speed fast.

During the course, you’ll complete a workbook that provides step-by-step learning and includes hands-on exercises. You’ll also have all the benefits of the widely-recognised Pitman Training name on your CV.

For further career progression, we recommend our Shorthand Faster course or choose from our comprehensive range of specialist secretarial courses, which can you develop to your full potential.

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Aims and Objectives

If you have completed our Teeline Fast course and want to increase your speed, or are looking to hone your speed skills, then this course is for you.

You’ll gain a faster shorthand speed through completion of this short, self-paced course.


You will need to have experience and knowledge of the Teeline Shorthand system.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –
<li>Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;</li>
<li>You could opt to pay upfront.</li>
<h3>Company Funded:</h3>
Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:
<li>Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes</li>
<li>Tailored personnel letters</li>
<li>Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).</li>
<strong>Funding &amp; Grants:</strong>
There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the <strong><a title=”Skills Development Scotland – ITA funding” href=”” data-id=”12263″>Skills Development Scotland ITAs</a></strong> and the <strong><a title=”Wales” href=”” data-id=”3710″>ReAct programme in Wales</a></strong>. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

Enhanced shorthand skills can be utilised in Senior Administration careers such as Senior Secretary, Personal AssistantExecutive Assistant.

What’s the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.