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Check out your speed and accuracy!

Typing speed statements are sometimes required for Business and Office Administration job applications.  A typing speed test may also be a useful addition to a resume. Course details


Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico)

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Part time: 1 day / up to 2 hours

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  • Full Fee $55

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Cairns Part time / up to 2 hours Classroom
Townsville (Pimlico) Part time / up to 2 hours Classroom

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Townsville (Pimlico)
Cnr Hugh Street & Fulham Road
Townsville QLD 4812

Resources required

Students are required to be able to touch type as the test measures their speed and accuracy.

Students wanting to learn how to touch type can enrol and complete BSBITU307 Develop Keyboard Skills and Accuracy within our BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration course, available during the daytime.


Cairns campus: Tests are delivered over a 1-2 hour block on Friday mornings between 9 am – 12 session in S203.2.   Please contact 4042 2452 to book a place; once booked you can enrol and pay at Client Services for a speed and accuracy test.

Townsville (Pimlico) campus: Tests are delivered over a 1-2 hour block on Wednesday’s between 8.30 – 12.30 am during the class session in F318, Pimlico campus, Townsville.  Please contact to book a place on 47505 704; once booked you can enrol and pay at Client Services for a speed and accuracy test.

Students are required to type for five minutes with a minimum 98% accuracy to qualify for an Australian Standard typing speed statement.



Not all electives available at all campuses

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Non Accredited Program Typing Test (Speed and Accuracy)

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 27 November 2017

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