TATC Programs and Courses

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88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele, Utah



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Course: Keyboarding I


Course Description

Keyboarding I provides intensive skill building practice using drills and timed writings, which will help students increase speed and accuracy on a computer keyboard. The course also covers an introduction to the computer keyboard and keyboarding techniques.



Completion of this course certifies proficient keyboarding skills based on a keyboarding competency exam. A Certificate of Skill Competence is available upon request.


This course fulfills requirements for the following Programs:

     •   Accounting Clerk

     •   Office Clerk (elective)

     •   Executive Assistant

     •   Office Manager

     •   Customer Service

     •   Receptionist (elective)

     •   Medical Office Administration


Competencies (skills you will learn)

     •   Demonstrate ability to keyboard by touch

     •   Perform keyboarding rate of 40 nwpm on a 5-minute timed writing with correction allowed


Course Structure

This is a competency-based course offered in open-entry/open-exit format.


Course Length

The estimated length of this course is 60 hours. Actual course length will depend upon your schedule and your ability to master the subject material.


Admission Requirements

Students must have completed Keyboarding Basics or have equivalent competency (25 w.p.m. keyboarding ability) to take this course. Also, courses in the Business Technology Programs are to be taken in order. The course list can be found on the information sheet for each program or by contacting Student Services.


Textbooks & Materials



Check the Bookstore for current textbook prices.


Course Location and Schedule

TATC Campus
88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fridays


Tuition and Fees

Tuition is based on the number of enrolled classroom hours. High school students are exempt from tuition, but are responsible for course and program fees and the cost of textbooks. Please visit the Tuition pages of this website or contact Student Services for current tuition and fee information. This course does not have an individual course fee, but please see the information sheet for your desired program for estimated total program tuition and fee costs.


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